Mankato, MINN (September 26, 2017) –The Nominating Committee for GreenSeam is currently seeking applicants for its Board of Governors. The committee is seeking 20 individuals for the inaugural board.
The GreenSeam Board of Governors will meet less than monthly with dates and times to be determined. The board will be split into classes and terms will be staggered, but all will begin on January 1, 2018. The board’s role will be to serve as the leadership body of GreenSeam, providing strategic direction, as well as acquisition and deployment of resources. GreenSeam is redefining agribusiness with a vision for southern Minnesota and northern Iowa to be known as the agribusiness epicenter of the country. Read more in our inaugural annual report here.

Ideal candidates will need to serve as champions for creating strategies and serving as liaison’s to GreenSeam and its members and staff. They will be expected to assist with identifying and securing members, volunteers and resources for designated initiatives. Candidates will need to be fiscally responsible, accept and engage on action teams or within the general work of the board of governors and contribute to the implementation of the strategic plan.

“We’re looking to continue the current momentum by asking for people to invest in further development of agribusiness by applying to our board of governors and/or signing up to be an investor,” said Sam Ziegler, Director of GreenSeam.

Nominations are due by Wednesday, October 11, 2017. The online application and more information, including eligibility requirements, investor models and the inaugural stakeholders report are available at: For more information or questions call please Susan Jameson at 507.385.6646.

About GreenSeam

The GreenSeam is a grassroots initiative, created by countless businesses and professionals from southern Minnesota and northern Iowa and lead by Greater Mankato Growth. This initiative exists to build on existing ag business prominence maximizing a growing economic marketplace in order to be the premier ag business epicenter in the United States – the most diverse, balanced and sustainable. It is a place that is agriculturally relevant, responsive and diverse. Learn more at

About Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG advances business through: existing business support, new business growth, business promotion, talent development, public affairs, community marketing, visitor attraction and servicing and civic engagement. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. also includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center.