John Burkel 1A

District 01A
About John Burkel

Representative John Burkel represents all of Roseau, Kittson, and Marshall Counties as well as the majority of Pennington.

John is a fourth generation turkey producer and has served over 20 years on the board of directors at Northern Pride, Inc, serving as chairman of the board since 2016. He also served on the Minnesota Turkey Growers Board for ten years, including a year as chair.

A lifelong resident of Northwest Minnesota, John lives in Badger with his wife, Joni and their three children.

  • Agriculture Finance and Policy
  • Human Services Finance and Policy
  • Industrial Education and Economic Development Finance and Policy

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