Alumni Service Award Recipient
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, October 20, 2016
Roger Chamberlain received a bachelor of science degree in agricultural business administration in 1974 from the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) at the University of Minnesota. He spent nearly 40 years working for the Farm Credit System, including 30 years with CoBank and the St. Paul Bank for Cooperatives, and over eight years with AgriBank. Chamberlain retired in 2014. For more than 10 years, he has been an advocate for CFANS and the University of Minnesota through his leadership of the CFANS Alumni Society Sponsorship Committee. He served as member (2011-present) and as chair (2012-2015). Chamberlain has served as CFANS alumni ambassador since 2015 and is the founding member of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association’s Collegiate Council. He has served on CFANS Alumni Society (2008-2014), and as president (2011-2012). He has participated in the Mentor Program and is a member of the University of Minnesota Foundation Chancellors and Heritage Societies as well as a life member of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.