Mr. Minge, a former U.S. representative from Minnesota, served on the House Agriculture
Committee, House Budget Committee, Joint Economic Committee, and the House Science
Committee. He is co-founder and past member of the Clean Up the River Environment
Board as well as co-founder and past chair of the Agricultural Law Section of the Minnesota
State Bar Association. Currently, Mr. Minge is a judge for the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
In addition, he is a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., a fellow
in the W.W. Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Policy Program, and a lecturer at the
University of Minnesota, Morris.