Michael O. Johanns

Michael O. Johanns, Retired United States Senator, Nebraska and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Mr. Johanns served as a U.S. Senator from Nebraska from 2009 until 2015. In the 111th-113th Congresses, his committee assignments included Agriculture, Appropriations, Banking, Commerce, Veterans Affairs, Indian Affairs, and Environment & Public Works. He was United States Secretary of Agriculture from 2005 until 2007 and was twice elected Governor of Nebraska, serving from 1999 until 2005. Mr. Johanns has also served on the board of directors of Deere & Company since 2015. He previously served as a director of Burlington Capital/ATAX from May 2015 until September 2019. In February 2016, his Presidential nomination as a new board member of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a bilateral United States foreign aid agency, was confirmed by the United States Senate.