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Water Quality Regulations and Issues

2019 Ag Chairs Summit
July 15, 2019
4:45 pm to 5:45 pm
Stephen AB

Minnesota | Representative Paul Anderson

Iowa | Representative John Wills

Wisconsin | Secretary Sheila Harsdorf

Kansas | Senator Carolyn McGinn

Indiana | Senator Sue Glick

Water Quality Efforts Session Summary


John Wills

Iowa House of Representatives

Representative Wills is serving his second term in the Iowa House. He holds two Master’s Degrees and has been involved in water quality and conservation work for more than 20 years. He retired from the National Guard after 25 years, serving numerous deployments overseas. [node:read-more:link]

Carolyn McGinn

Kansas Senate

Senator McGinn lives on the family farm that they are diversifying from grain by adding a grape vineyard, a guest house, chickens and a greenhouse. She has been in the Senate since 2004. [node:read-more:link]

Paul Anderson

Minnesota House of Representatives

Representative Anderson is a farmer. He has served as a Pope County Commissioner, Starbuck School Board member, and Township Officer for the Town of Starbuck. He was first elected to the legislature in 2009. [node:read-more:link]

Sheila Harsdorf

Former Secretary of Agriculture and Senator

Harsdorf has served as a loan officer for Production Credit, a full time farmer, an assembly member from 1988-1999, and a Senator from 2000-2017 when she was appointed Wisconsin’s first female Secretary of Agriculture. [node:read-more:link]

Susan Glick

Indiana Senate

First elected in 2010, Glick serves as Chair of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources. An attorney in private practice, Glick has previously served as LaGrange County Prosecuting Attorney and legal counsel for several towns [node:read-more:link]


John Bartholomew

Vermont House of Representatives

Representative Bartholomew is a retired veterinarian, former Chief of Research Animal Management Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health and was elected to the House in 2011 [node:read-more:link]