Chuck Gunnerson, President Northern Plains Potato Growers Association

Gunnerson farmed near Ada, MN and owned Ada Produce Company, a potato wash plant facility, until he retired in 2004. Gunnerson is a Past Chairman of the Red River Valley Potato Growers Association (currently NPPGA). He has also served as President of the National Potato Council and has been Chairman of the Northern Crops Council. Gunnerson has also served as Minnesota Area One Potato Council Representative.

Gunnerson has received numerous honors including the RRVPGA Meritorious Service Award in 1997, The Grower magazine “Potato Man of the Year” in 1999, and the NPC Golden Potato Award in 2004.