Dawn Scheier farms full time with her husband Pat in Salem, South Dakota. She is a fourth-generation farmer and raises corn and soybeans. Dawn received her bachelors degree in Animal Science from Illinois State University. She is also a graduate of the South Dakota Ag and Rural Leadership program. Besides being active on the farm, Dawn has over 24 years of experience working in ag business. Dawn served as a Sales Manager and Credit Manager for an international farm equipment manufacturer, where she sold farm equipment to dealers in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia and Central America. Dawn currently represents the Allied Class on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and is serving on the Executive Committee as Secretary.