FARGO, North Dakota — March 29, 2023 – The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council board came together to elect three individuals to serve on the NDCUC Executive Officer Team at their spring quarterly board meeting on March 27, 2023.
Tysen Rosenau, Carrington, ND, was elected by his peers to serve as NDCUC Chairman. Tysen represents corn producers in District 4, consisting of Eddy, Foster, Griggs, Stutsman, and Barnes County.
Rosenau is a graduate of Carrington High School. Tysen also received the honor of a National FFA award when he was recognized as a Star Farmer Finalist. He holds an associate of applied science (A.A.S.) degree in farm and ranch management from Bismarck State College.
Tysen began farming alongside his father in 2011. The farm was established by his grandfather and is comprised of 6,000 acres of corn, soybeans, and wheat near Carrington.
Tysen and his wife, Markie, have been married since 2016. Markie works as a nurse at CHI St. Alexius Health Clinic in Carrington. Together, Tysen and Markie have three children.
Tysen is also involved in his community as a member of the Arrowood Prairie Co-op board and the Foster County Crop Improvement board.
Carson Klosterman, Wyndmere, ND, was elected by his peers to serve as NDCUC Vice Chairman. Carson represents corn producers in District 1, consisting of Richland County.
Klosterman is a 4th generation farmer with a degree from the North Dakota State College of Science. He currently farms in a partnership with his wife, Haley, and alongside his father. Klosterman’s farm corn, sugar beets, and soybeans. They practice conventional, strip-till, and no-till farming methods. In addition to farming, Carson is the owner of Klosterman Ag/Striptillforyou.com, a company that sells Strip-Till/No-till equipment.
Carson also serves as Secretary for the Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative and sits on the board for Richland County Soil Conservation, Wyndemere Lutheran Church, and Homestead Township. His spare time is filled with outdoor activities and relaxing at the lake. Carson and Haley have three children.
Justin Quandt, Oakes, ND, was elected by his peers to serve as NDCUC Secretary/Treasurer. Justin represents corn producers in District 6, consisting of LaMoure and Dickey County.
Justin Quandt, who farms with his father, brothers, and four uncles, is a corn and soybean producer from Oakes, ND. The Quandt family also raises beef cattle and owns a hog-finishing operation near Oakes. Justin has been farming with his family since 2004. He is a graduate of North Dakota State University and holds a degree in Agriculture Systems Management. He and his wife, Abbey, have three sons.
Justin is also involved in his community as a member of his local irrigation district board and sits on the board of directors for the Hole-in-One Foundation which seeks to assist individuals and/or families who have acquired a financial burden due to a major life-changing event.
The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council Executive Officer Team is elected annually at their spring quarterly board meeting. Learn more about NDCUC district and county representatives HERE.