Jim Richardson is a grain farmer from Webster City and current Prairie Rivers of Iowa board treasurer after previously acting as president and secretary. He also serves as a member of the Iowa Agricultural Mitigation Inc. and Hamilton County Conservation boards.

He holds a B.S. and an M.S. from Iowa State University in Ag Education and Professional Ag and brings to the board experience as an Air Force pilot, agricultural banker, sales manager and college professor.

Jim is married to his wife Donna Moore, has two grown sons, three granddaughters and a grandson.