Gary Petersohn has been farming for more than 40 years raising corn, soybeans, hay and maintaining a cow/calf operation.
Gary currently serves as an Iowa Corn Promotion Board Director representing District #8 and sits on the Iowa Corn Grassroots Network, Membership & Checkoff Committee.
He is a member of the Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, and the Iowa Cattleman’s Association. He has served 24 years, many of those as vice president, on the board of the Farmers Cooperative Company in Afton, Iowa. He has filled many non-ag leadership roles as well, such as 12 years on the Mount Ayr Community school board, including 2 years as president. He is also a past member of the Tingley Presbyterian Church board and the Tingley Lions Club. Gary appreciates the ongoing success of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board and would be pleased to represent his district.
Gary and his wife Teena have two daughters.