Royce Schaneman, Executive Director

royce_schanemanRoyce Schaneman is the Executive Director of the Nebraska Wheat Board. Royce is a native Nebraskan, grew up on a diversified farm near Minatare. Royce attended the University of Nebraska‑Lincoln majoring in Diversified Agriculture and Animal Science. Royce’s past experience includes Cooperative Extension Service and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Throughout his experience, Royce has remained close to all aspects of agriculture from the people, production, processing, and marketing of a wide variety of products.






Caroline Brauer, Ag Promotion Coordinator

caroline_brauerCaroline currently serves as the Ag Promotion Coordinator for NWB.

Caroline grew up in the farming community of Utica, NE, but didn’t become actively involved in agriculture until college. A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Caroline has a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Journalism with an emphasis on news-editorial and public relations. Her prior work experience includes serving as the Staff Assistant and Public Information Officer at NWB. She also worked as the ag reporter for Bolivia Reborn, the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communication’s depth report on Bolivia, and reported for the INTSORMIL 30-year review.

She’s a member of the UNL Alumni Association and was part of the inaugural class for the UNL Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Academy.



Margo McKendree, Staff Assistant

Margo McKendree webMargo is the part-time office assistant at the Nebraska Wheat Board. Past work experience for Margo includes the recruitment, training and management of volunteers ranging from emergency management to nursing home service. Margo’s organizational and database experience will continue to improve the operation and efficiency of the NWB office. She is completing a degree in Organizational & Relational Communication through the University of Nebraska Kearney’s online delivery program. She is also a member of the Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society.





Trey Mogensen, Intern

Trey Mogensen webTrey is a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he is studying Agricultural Education-Teaching. Trey grew up on a family farm and was very active in 4-H and FFA. He served as an FFA state officer and is passionate about advocating for agriculture.

He is currently involved with the Interfraternity Council, Union Board, Collegiate Farm Bureau, Alpha Gamma Sigma Fraternity and the Nebraska Human Resource Institute.