Brian Blosser and his wife, Brandyn, have been married for 14 years and have three children — Asher, 11; Willa, 8; and Eli, 4. Blosser graduated from Owens Community College with a Caterpillar dealer service technician associate degree. He works for Rieth-Riley Construction Company as the northern Indiana equipment supervisor. Blosser has been a volunteer firefighter for 15 years. In his spare time, you can find him riding dirt bikes with the kids, wrenching on heavy equipment, or digging a pond on the family’s property in Polk Township.
Craig Hawley and his wife, Serena, live in Bourbon Township and have been married for 20 years. They have five daughters who attend Triton School Corporation where they are involved in many activities including FFA, 4-H, basketball, and tennis. Hawley is a lifetime resident of Marshall County and graduated from Laville High School. Upon completion of high school, Hawley entered the workforce in the home building construction field and currently is the owner operator of Farmer’s Drainage LLC based in Bourbon. He has been a member of the Lapaz Lions Club for over 20 years and is in his fourth term on the Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District board.
Mikel Large and his wife, Terri, have four boys: Connor, Caden, Colton, and Camden. Large owns and operates Large Farms LLC with over 3,000 acres in Marshall County. He graduated from Bethel College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He is a supervisor for the Marshall County Soil and Water District and currently serves as vice chairman. He is also a member of Camp Creek Church of the Brethren and serves as the treasurer. Large has completed the CCD (Credentialed Cooperative Director) training program and serves as vice president of the Marshall County REMC board.
Andy Lemler and his wife, Connie, have two daughters, one son and six grandchildren. Lemler is a lifetime resident of Marshall County. He owns and operates a 100-cow dairy and farms 1,800 acres in Bourbon Township. He has been a 4-H leader for 31 years and a dairy association member and director for 28 years. Lemler is an active member of Argos United Methodist Church. Lemler serves as a member of the Marshall County REMC board.
Jon Rettinger and his wife, Jeanette, have two children. They operate a 1,500-acre family farm operation in Bourbon Township. Rettinger is a Purdue graduate with a degree in agricultural engineering. Rettinger currently represents Marshall County REMC on the Wabash Valley Power Alliance board and serves on its ACES Power, a nationwide energy management company, marketing board. Rettinger also has completed the CCD (Credentialed Cooperative Director) training program and serves as secretary of the Marshall County REMC board. He and his family are members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bremen.
Jeff Selner and his wife, Quinn, have been married for 20 years. They have one son, Reed, who is an eighth grader at Lincoln Jr. High. For six years, he has owned and operated Selner Ag, a Pioneer seed dealership and crop protection retailer serving several counties from Marshall west. He graduated in 1999 from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural systems management. His work experience before Selner Ag include director of product development and engineering for Par-Kan Co. in Silver Lake and strategic accounts management for Pioneer Hi-Bred in Indiana, Illinois and Ohio. He served six years on the Marshall County Extension board. In his spare time, Selner travels the country with Quinn and Reed showing reining horses.