National Sorghum Producers announces the hire of Jordan Shearer as the executive director for the Colorado, New Mexico and Oklahoma state sorghum organizations. Shearer will begin his new position on Oct. 3, 2016.
“Jordan’s experience and affinity for policy will allow him to hit the ground running on day one,” said Tim Lust, NSP CEO. “We look forward to working with him to continue growing the sorghum industry in these states.”
The newly created position combines management of the state sorghum associations and commissions for the three states. As executive director, Shearer will oversee all sorghum-related activities in the three states as well as work with each group’s board of directors to coordinate programs.
Shearer has served as chairman of the Oklahoma Sorghum Association for the last five years as well as working as a project director for the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts and actively farming in Slapout, Oklahoma. He was also a member of Leadership Sorghum Class I, a Sorghum Checkoff program established in 2011.