Monte Peterson

Valley City, ND

Monte Peterson is a fourth-generation soybean and corn farmer from Valley City, N.D. He is a director on the American Soybean Association board, serving on the Trade Promotion and International Affairs Advocacy Team.

Monte also serves as chairman of U.S. Soybean Export Council and chair of the USSEC Governance Committee.

In his state, Monte serves as a director on the North Dakota Soybean Growers Association, where he is on the Legislative Committee.

Monte is a member of the Agricultural Advisory to the Commodity Futures Trade Commission. He's past chairman of the North Dakota Soybean Council, where he still serves on the Marketing Committee. Monte is also a past board member of the North Central Soybean Research Program.

Monte and his wife, Penny, have two daughters and two granddaughters.