Doug BervenVice President of Corporate Affairs at POET
Doug Berven joined POET in March 2003 and has served the organization in several roles since then. In his current role as Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Berven promotes the corporate objectives of POET, the importance of agriculture, and the benefits of biofuels domestically and internationally.
Berven currently sits on BIO’s Industrial and Environmental Section Governing Board, South Dakota Agriculture Foundation Board, the U.S. Grains Council Ethanol Advisory Team, is an Emeritus Board Member of the American Council on Renewable Energy, is the Executive Director of the South Dakota Ethanol Producer’s Association and serves on several other industry associated work groups, committees and associations. He has also served on several of POET’s plant Boards of Directors. Berven also manages strategic corporate relations for POET, promotes state, national and international policy objectives for the industry, and is a recognized authority on biofuels, renewable energy and agriculture.