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Public Policy Director Named Minnesota Farm Bureau Executive Director

Public Policy Director Named Minnesota Farm Bureau Executive Director

Minnesota Farm Bureau Public Policy Director Chris Radatz has been named Executive Director for the organization. Radatz has been with farm bureau for 37 years, the past 20 working on state public policy issues. He says he’s anxious to bring farm bureau’s message to its producer members and to others.

Radatz says his lengthy legislative experience along with his knowledge of the current staff and workings of the organization will help him hit the ground running.

Radatz replaces Perry Aasness who left for another job.

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