Western Region Soybean Board

Chvatal Named as Executive Director of the Western Region Soybean Board

Feb 1, 2023

The Western Region Soybean Board (WRSB) is pleased to announce that Andy Chvatal has been named as executive director of WRSB, effective Monday, January 30, 2023. Chvatal will also serve as executive director of the Nebraska Soybean Board. Learn more at nebraskasoybeans.org.

In his position, Chvatal will work on behalf of the western region soybean farmers and contribute to to growing value for western region soybean farmers by maximizing their checkoff investments.

Prior to joining WRSB, Andy spent eight years as an ag advisor for Frontier Cooperative, overseeing other advisors and assisting farmers with agronomic inputs and new technology. Previous to his career with Frontier Cooperative, Andy spent four years working in industry relations with the Nebraska Soybean Board. In addition to agribusiness experience, Chvatal also farms with his family near Malmo, Nebraska.

“I am very honored to be back and working on behalf of soybean farmers,” said Andy Chvatal, new WRSB executive director. “We will make sure the checkoff remains a great investment by continuing to maintain relevance for today’s progressive farmers, while also balancing the needs of the evolving consumer.”

Chvatal started his role on January 30. He can be contacted and welcomed at andy@nebraskasoybeans.org.

About the Western Region Soybean Board: The Western Region Soybean Board (WRSB) is the Qualified State Soybean Board (QSSB) for soybean farmers in the national soy checkoff program. Soybean farmers from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming contribute to the Western Region Soybean Board. The soy checkoff is supported entirely by soybean farmers with individual contributions of 0.5% of the market price per bushel sold each season.