North Central Poultry Association and Iowa Egg Council announces Mindy Larsen as new Ceo

The North Central Poultry Association and the Iowa Egg Council announced Mindy Larsen has been named the new Chief Executive Officer for both organizations.

June 10, 2024

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The North Central Poultry Association (NCPA) and the Iowa Egg Council (IEC) announced Mindy Larsen has been named the new Chief Executive Officer for both organizations. The open position is due to the upcoming retirement of the current CEO, Kevin Stiles. Larsen will begin her tenure July 2.

Upon her selection, Larsen commented, “Growing up on a family farm with row crops and livestock, my appreciation and passion for agriculture is deep rooted, and it is an honor to have been chosen to lead the North Central Poultry Association and Iowa Egg Council. I am excited to build on the success of these two great organizations and look forward to working with our members and partners in agriculture to further advocate for our poultry industry.”

Larsen has worked as the Vice President of Government Relations for the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for nearly two decades and has an exceptional background which includes serving on the Iowa Corn Growers management team, and the coordination and implementation of policy (state and federal). Prior to Iowa Corn Growers Association, she worked for the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation advocating for farmers and for the Beving Law Firm, specializing in agricultural law.

Larsen holds a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Drake University, where she also earned her undergraduate degree in political science, graduating with honors.

Dr. Craig Rowles, NCPA board president, stated, “While we are sorry to see Kevin retire, we know that we have placed the responsibility of the NCPA and IEC in very capable hands and it’s a pleasure to welcome Mindy Larsen.

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