Board of Directors

The CAWG Board of Directors consists of nine members, which includes the four officers, duly elected from their respective counties and then elected from their district, with terms of office to run concurrently with the fiscal year of July 1-June 30. The CAWG Advisory Committee consists of one member and one alternate from each county and serves in an advisory capacity to the CAWG Board of Directors. The Executive Committee, which consists of the four officers, are annually elected at the regular June meeting, with terms of office to run concurrently with the fiscal year of July 1-June 30.

Executive Committee

President:  Jerry Cooksey;
Vice President:  Nick Midcap; 
Secretary Treasurer:  
Past President:  Brian Brooks;

CAWG Board of Directors 2017-2018

District 1

Logan, Phillips and Sedgwick Counties

Brian Starkebaum, Director

24949 County Road 17
Haxtun, CO 80731
(970) 630-5999


Vacant, Alternate


District 2

Morgan, Washington and Yuma Counties
Nick Midcap, Director

7445 County Road 4
Wiggins, CO 80654
(970) 768-1062

Randy Traxler, Alternate

31211 County Road 54
Otis, CO 80743
(970) 554-1567

District 3

Cheyenne and Kit Carson Counties
Chris Tallman, Director

1484 County Road 40
Brandon, CO 81071
(719) 688-2955

Monte Baker, Alternate

PO Box 777
Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810
(719) 767-5424

District 4

Boulder, Larimer and Weld Counties
Jerry Cooksey, Director

42467 WCR 10
Roggen, CO 80652

John Reid, Alternate

7830 WCR 81
Roggen, CO 80652

District 5

Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Jefferson Counties
Mark Linnebur, Director

PO Box 850
Byers, CO 80103


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John Sauter, Alternate

14800 Harback
Keenesburg, CO 80643

District 6

Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Pueblo, and Lincoln Counties
Steven Beedy, Director

57920 County Road 30
Genoa, CO 80818
(719) 740-7838

Kurt Thompson,  Alternate

57920 CR 30
Genoa, CO 80818

District 7

Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Las Animas and Otero Counties

Shelby Britten, Director

44495 CR J
Haswell, Colorado 81045
(719) 446-5370

Burl Scherler, Alternate

21899 County Road 59
Sheridan Lake, Colorado 81071
(719) 729-3367

District 8

Baca and Prowers Counties
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Brian Brooks, Director

19511 CR 36
Walsh, CO 81090
(719) 523-4115

Mark Leiker, Alternate

PO Box 541
Holly, CO 81047
(719) 691-5023

District 9

Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt Counties


Wayne Counts, Director

1070 County Road 35
Craig, CO 81625
(970) 824-7886

Mike Williams, Alternate

O Box 115
Hayden, CO 81639
(970) 846-2255


County Map

Colorado Association of Wheat Growers 2018 County Advisory Members

County County Member County Alternate
District 1
Logan Ryan Kanode Darren Bauder
Phillips Brian Starkebaum Lynn Seger
Sedgwick Ole Johnson Les Peterson
District 2
Morgan Nick Midcap Cary Wickstrom
Washington Randy Traxler Vacant
Yuma Vacant Vacant
District 3
Cheyenne Chris Tallman Andy Hornung
Kit Carson Justin King Bruce Unruh
District 4
Weld Jerry Cooksey John Reid
Boulder Vacant Vacant
District 5
Elbert Vacant Vacant
Adams Mark Linnebur John Sauter
Arapahoe Luke Brummel Alan Linnebur
Denver  Vacant Vacant
Douglas Vacant Vacant
Jefferson Vacant Vacant
District 6
Lincoln Steve Beedy Vacant
El Paso  Vacant Vacant
Custer Vacant Vacant
Fremont Vacant Vacant
Huerfano  Vacant Vacant
Pueblo  Vacant Vacant
District 7
Kiowa Shelby Britten Michael Zimmerman
Bent  Vacant Vacant
Crowley Vacant Vacant
Otero Vacant Vacant
Las Animas Vacant Vacant
District 8
Prowers Jeremy Stulp Vacant
Baca Brian Brooks Truman Wright
District 9
Routt Mike Williams Vacant
Moffat Bret Grandbouche Wayne Counts
Rio Blanco Vacant  Vacant