Royce Schaneman, Executive Director


Royce 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.








Sarah Morton, Agriculture Promotion Coordinator


Sarah serves as the Ag Promotion Coordinator for Nebraska Wheat Board. Sarah grew up on a family farm near Nehawka, NE. She attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln where she majored in Agriculture Education – Teaching. Her prior experience includes working with the Nebraska Department of Education and as an Agriculture Educator and FFA Adviser.









Pam Wurdeman, Staff Assistant


Pam is the Staff Assistant for the Nebraska Wheat Board. A long-time state of Nebraska employee, she most recently worked at the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Pam grew up on a small family farm in Gage County. Currently she and her husband Leo live a few miles from that farm in Cortland, NE. They have three grown children and one grandson. In addition to working for the Nebraska Wheat Board, Pam also serves as a volunteer organist, assists with Sunday School, and serves on various committees at her small, rural Lutheran church.