MINNEAPOLIS — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) announced the election today of officers for the Board of Directors at its annual meeting in Minneapolis. The RFA elected Mick Henderson, general manager at Commonwealth Agri-Energy LLC, as chairman of the Board of Directors.
Henderson’s ethanol plant, located in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, produces 35 million gallons of ethanol per year from 12 million bushels of corn. The facility, which began production in 2004, also produces 107,000 tons per year of distillers dried grains, 110,000 tons per year of carbon dioxide and 3,000 tons per year of animal feed-grade distillers corn oil. Henderson has been with Commonwealth Agri-Energy since 2003 and has served on the RFA Board of Directors since 2006.
“I am humbled that my peers have selected me as the Renewable Fuels Association Chairman of the Board of Directors,” said Henderson. “The RFA’s vast resources and knowledge will continue to be essential as we fight back against our well-funded critics. With the help of all RFA members , I will lead the fight to ensure that America’s most successful climate and energy policy to date, the Renewable Fuel Standard, remains unchanged, and that consumers continue to have access to the lowest cost liquid transportation fuel in the world.”
Additionally, RFA elected:
- Vice Chairman, Neil Koehler, Pacific Ethanol in Sacramento, California
- Treasurer, Jim Seurer, Glacial Lakes Energy LLC in Watertown, South Dakota
- President, Bob Dinneen, Renewable Fuels Association in Washington
An entire list of RFA’s membership can be seen here.