Current Chapters

Since our inception, we’ve established chapters on 48 campuses in the United States and Canada, from coast to coast. These are the 35 current chapters of the Farmhouse Fraternity. Please check our Upcoming Expansion page for updates on new chapters.

University of Alberta golden bear icon

Alberta

Founded: April 20, 1974
University of Alberta

University of Arkansas boar icon

Arkansas

Founded: October 2, 1954 & April 24, 1999
University of Arkansas

Auburn University Logo

Auburn

Founded: May 28, 1971
Auburn University

University of Central Missouri mule icon

Central Missouri – Associate

University of Central Missouri

Clemson University tiger paw icon

Clemson

Founded: April 29, 1995 & February 7, 2015
Clemson University

Colorado State ram icon

Colorado State

Founded: April 19, 1949
Colorado State University

Idaho

Founded: October 12, 1957
University of Idaho

University of Illinois icon

Illinois

Founded: October 15, 1914
University of Illinois

Illinois State redbird icon

Illinois State

Founded: December 17, 1983
Illinois State University

Iowa State logo

Iowa State

Founded: January 22, 1927
Iowa State University

Kansas State wildcat icon

Kansas State

Founded: June 2, 1921
Kansas State University

Michigan State trojan icon

Michigan State

Founded: April 25, 1936
Michigan State University

Minnesota State icon

Minnesota

Founded: April 22, 1931
University of Minnesota

Missouri University tiger icon

Missouri

Founded: April 15, 1905 & October 23, 2021
University of Missouri

Mississippi State logo

Mississippi State

Founded: April 11, 1964
Mississippi State University

Nebraska N icon

Nebraska

Founded: September 1911
University of Nebraska

North Carolina State logo

North Carolina State

Founded: May 15, 1954
North Carolina State University

North Dakota State University bison logo

North Dakota State

Founded: April 23, 1955
North Dakota State University

Ohio State logo

Ohio State

Founded: August 7, 2010 (1897)
The Ohio State University

Oklahoma State University logo

Oklahoma State

Founded: May 12, 1928
Oklahoma State University

Oregon State beaver icon

Oregon State

Founded: December 20, 1964 & October 13, 2019
Oregon State University

Purdue University P icon

Purdue

Founded: April 16, 1952
Purdue University

South Dakota State jackrabbit icon

South Dakota State

Founded: May 21, 1966
South Dakota State University

Southern Illinois University saluki icon

Southern Illinois

Founded: April 4, 2014
Southern Illinois University

Tarleton State icon

Tarleton State

Founded: March 11, 2012
Tarleton State University

Tennessee T icon

Tennessee

Founded: November 7, 1959
University of Tennessee

Texas A&M logo

Texas A&M

Founded: April 17, 2004
Texas A&M University

Texas Tech logo

Texas Tech

Founded: April 15, 1978
Texas Tech University

University of Texas at Tyler logo

Texas-Tyler – Associate

Initiated: November 15, 2021
University of Texas-Tyler

Troy T icon

Troy

Founded: May 20, 1995
Troy University

Virginia Tech VT icon

Virginia Tech

Founded: October 16, 2011
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Washington State cougar icon

Washington State

Founded: May 7, 1955
Washington State University

Western Kentucky University towel waving logo

Western Kentucky

Founded: April 23, 1995
Western Kentucky University

Wichita State Shockers icon

Wichita State

Founded: April 23, 2017
Wichita State

Wilmington College logo

Wilmington College

Founded: April 27, 2019
Wilmington College

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers logo

Wisconsin-Platteville

Founded: April 15, 1989
University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Inactive Chapters

University of California - Davis Aggies logo

California – Davis

Founded: March 28, 1987
University of California Davis

Cal Poly

Founded: May 8, 1993
California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly - Pomona horse icon

Cal Poly Pomona

Founded: November 20, 1982
California State Polytechnic University – Pomona

University of Georgia G icon

Georgia

Founded: May 8, 1965
University of Georgia

University of Guelph gryphon icon

Guelph

Founded: April 21, 2007
University of Guelph

Kentucky

Founded: May 12, 1951
University of Kentucky

Montana State bobcat icon

Montana State

Founded: April 21, 1979
Montana State University

Morehead State eagle icon

Morehead State

Founded: April 9, 1988
Morehead State University

University of Nebraska - College of Tech logo

Nebraska Tech

Founded: February 16, 1985
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

New Mexico State logo

New Mexico

Founded: October 3, 1987
New Mexico State University

Tennessee Tech Athletics icon

Tennessee Tech

Founded: April 16, 1983
Tennessee Tech University

West Virginia University icon

West Virginia

Founded: March 28, 1981
West Virginia University

University of Wisconsin-Madison icon

Wisconsin – Madison

Founded: May 28, 1921
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Wyoming bucking horse and rider icon

Wyoming

Founded: October 22, 1950
University of Wyoming

Current Chapters


Current Chapters

Since our inception, we’ve established chapters on 48 campuses in the United States and Canada, from coast to coast. These are the 35 current chapters of the Farmhouse Fraternity. Please check our Upcoming Expansion page for updates on new chapters.

University of Alberta golden bear icon

Alberta

Founded: April 20, 1974
University of Alberta

University of Arkansas boar icon

Arkansas

Founded: October 2, 1954 & April 24, 1999
University of Arkansas

Auburn University Logo

Auburn

Founded: May 28, 1971
Auburn University

University of Central Missouri mule icon

Central Missouri – Associate

University of Central Missouri

Clemson University tiger paw icon

Clemson

Founded: April 29, 1995 & February 7, 2015
Clemson University

Colorado State ram icon

Colorado State

Founded: April 19, 1949
Colorado State University

Idaho

Founded: October 12, 1957
University of Idaho

University of Illinois icon

Illinois

Founded: October 15, 1914
University of Illinois

Illinois State redbird icon

Illinois State

Founded: December 17, 1983
Illinois State University

Iowa State logo

Iowa State

Founded: January 22, 1927
Iowa State University

Kansas State wildcat icon

Kansas State

Founded: June 2, 1921
Kansas State University

Michigan State trojan icon

Michigan State

Founded: April 25, 1936
Michigan State University

Minnesota State icon

Minnesota

Founded: April 22, 1931
University of Minnesota

Missouri University tiger icon

Missouri

Founded: April 15, 1905 & October 23, 2021
University of Missouri

Mississippi State logo

Mississippi State

Founded: April 11, 1964
Mississippi State University

Nebraska N icon

Nebraska

Founded: September 1911
University of Nebraska

North Carolina State logo

North Carolina State

Founded: May 15, 1954
North Carolina State University

North Dakota State University bison logo

North Dakota State

Founded: April 23, 1955
North Dakota State University

Ohio State logo

Ohio State

Founded: August 7, 2010 (1897)
The Ohio State University

Oklahoma State University logo

Oklahoma State

Founded: May 12, 1928
Oklahoma State University

Oregon State beaver icon

Oregon State

Founded: December 20, 1964 & October 13, 2019
Oregon State University

Purdue University P icon

Purdue

Founded: April 16, 1952
Purdue University

South Dakota State jackrabbit icon

South Dakota State

Founded: May 21, 1966
South Dakota State University

Southern Illinois University saluki icon

Southern Illinois

Founded: April 4, 2014
Southern Illinois University

Tarleton State icon

Tarleton State

Founded: March 11, 2012
Tarleton State University

Tennessee T icon

Tennessee

Founded: November 7, 1959
University of Tennessee

Texas A&M logo

Texas A&M

Founded: April 17, 2004
Texas A&M University

Texas Tech logo

Texas Tech

Founded: April 15, 1978
Texas Tech University

University of Texas at Tyler logo

Texas-Tyler – Associate

Initiated: November 15, 2021
University of Texas-Tyler

Troy T icon

Troy

Founded: May 20, 1995
Troy University

Virginia Tech VT icon

Virginia Tech

Founded: October 16, 2011
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Washington State cougar icon

Washington State

Founded: May 7, 1955
Washington State University

Western Kentucky University towel waving logo

Western Kentucky

Founded: April 23, 1995
Western Kentucky University

Wichita State Shockers icon

Wichita State

Founded: April 23, 2017
Wichita State

Wilmington College logo

Wilmington College

Founded: April 27, 2019
Wilmington College

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers logo

Wisconsin-Platteville

Founded: April 15, 1989
University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Inactive Chapters

University of California - Davis Aggies logo

California – Davis

Founded: March 28, 1987
University of California Davis

Cal Poly

Founded: May 8, 1993
California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly - Pomona horse icon

Cal Poly Pomona

Founded: November 20, 1982
California State Polytechnic University – Pomona

University of Georgia G icon

Georgia

Founded: May 8, 1965
University of Georgia

University of Guelph gryphon icon

Guelph

Founded: April 21, 2007
University of Guelph

Kentucky

Founded: May 12, 1951
University of Kentucky

Montana State bobcat icon

Montana State

Founded: April 21, 1979
Montana State University

Morehead State eagle icon

Morehead State

Founded: April 9, 1988
Morehead State University

University of Nebraska - College of Tech logo

Nebraska Tech

Founded: February 16, 1985
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

New Mexico State logo

New Mexico

Founded: October 3, 1987
New Mexico State University

Tennessee Tech Athletics icon

Tennessee Tech

Founded: April 16, 1983
Tennessee Tech University

West Virginia University icon

West Virginia

Founded: March 28, 1981
West Virginia University

University of Wisconsin-Madison icon

Wisconsin – Madison

Founded: May 28, 1921
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Wyoming bucking horse and rider icon

Wyoming

Founded: October 22, 1950
University of Wyoming

Kevin Wittrock

Oklahoma State 75

Investment Adviser Representative — Voya Financial Advisors, Inc.

A longtime resident of Edmond, Oklahoma, Kevin is active in the community. He is currently involved with Center of Family Love and the Oklahoma Family Network.

After graduating from Oklahoma State University with a BS and MS degree, Kevin taught people about vocational agriculture, banking and entrepreneurship. He graduated from the Graduate School of Banking in Madison Wisconsin and completed his CFP requirements from Oklahoma City University. Kevin is also a licensed real estate agent.

Kevin and his wife Monica, corporate attorney, have two children. Their son, Dr. Robert “Rob” Wittrock, Oklahoma State ’07, is a pediatric physician. Rob and his wife Jamie have two children, Kevin and Anne. Kevin and Monica’s other child is Sarah Moore. Sarah is an attorney and is married to husband Mitchell and they also have two children, Arthur and Cecilia “Cece”.

In Kevin’s spare time he likes to go to the lake, work on his farming operation which consists of 600 acres of wheat and stocker cattle, and of course chase his grandkids around. He also enjoys greetings at church and working for various charitable causes.

Vice President

Missouri 93


Austin, TX
Senior Assistant Dean and Director over the Working Professional and Executive MBA Programs at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas – Austin

Joe serves as the Senior Assistant Dean and Director for the Working Professional and Executive MBA Programs at the McCombs School of Business for the University of Texas in Austin. He has worked in this role since 2014.

After 18 years growing up on the family farm, Joe graduated with a degree in Agricultural Education – Business/Industry in 1996. He went on to earn an M.A. in College Student Personnel at Bowling Green State University in 1998 and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2005. As an undergraduate, Joe served on the Mizzou IFC, Greek Week and RAMS Steering Committees, and was selected as Outstanding Greek Man and Mizzou’s Most Outstanding Senior. He worked for FarmHouse International Fraternity as the Director of Expansion and Growth from 1999-2001.

Joe has spent the majority of his professional career devoted to higher education, with a stint in Brand Management at Nestle Purina. Prior to Texas McCombs, Joe served in assistant director and director roles at Washington University in St. Louis and at Mizzou as Assistant Dean of MBA Programs in the Trulaske College of Business. Joe, his wife Cheryl and two daughters live in Austin, Texas.

Gary Hansen

South Dakota State 72


Attorney, Arbitrator and Retired Risk Manager

Gary is a retired risk management professional and a commercial arbitrator. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and political science; the Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul. Gary is active in the Minnesota State Bar Association as an Agricultural & Rural Law Section Council member and legislative liaison.

Gary is serving his fourth term on the Eagan, Minnesota City Council. He is also secretary-treasurer of the Eagan Economic Development Authority and represents Eagan on numerous regional boards, including the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Suburban Transit Association, and the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council’s Transportation Advisory Board.

Gary is a past president of the Association of Metropolitan Municipalities (Metro Cities). He is a Mitchell Hamline School of Law Alumni Board member and a charter member of the Eagan Kick-Start Rotary Club. While at South Dakota State, Gary was active in student government and served as chapter president and associate editor of Pearls & Rubies. He was a Doane Award recipient in 1974. He is a past director and officer of the Minnesota FarmHouse Association.

Gary and his wife Kathy have two daughters, Andrea Murphy and Kelly Darwitz; sons-in-law Daniel Murphy and Ryan Darwitz; a son, Tim, and four granddaughters.

Bryce Freeman

Iowa State 93


Global HR Senior Director — McCormick & Co.

Bryce serves as a supply chain and human resources executive for McCormick & Co., working to save the world from boring food. Bryce graduated from Iowa State University in 1996 in chemical engineering. He worked for Procter & Gamble for 17 years in manufacturing roles of increasing responsibility, including a plant manager role in Ireland and leading P&G’s contract manufacturing network of 70 plants in the U.S. and Canada.

Bryce feels very fortunate to be active in FarmHouse. He served on the Iowa State FH Association Board, including a term as chair, and served for eight years on the FH International Executive Board including four years as President. He joined the FarmHouse Foundation Board of Trustees in April 2022. FarmHouse is one of the biggest positive influences on Bryce’s life and he treasures the lifelong friendships and leadership influences from his fraternity experience. Bryce believes that “progress shall mark our every step” and makes a lot of steps as an active marathoner and triathlete.

Bryce lives in Columbia, Md., with his wife, Marisa Pace, who is a U.S. Army Colonel currently leading the University of Maryland ROTC program, and with their busy college student, Bennett, and high schooler, Clara.

Lloyd Bettis

Fundraising Chair

Iowa State 67


Retired Chairman/CEO — National Bureau of Property Administration, Inc.

Lloyd is retired chairman and CEO of the National Bureau of Property Administration, Inc., a tax consulting company. He graduated from Iowa State University in agricultural journalism and earned an M.B.A in accounting and finance from the University of Chicago.

Over the first 20 years of his career, he gained broad management experience at four different public companies: The Jewel Companies in Chicago, Denver, and San Diego; The Northern Trust Bank in Chicago; the First National Bank of Chicago, and ConAgra in Greeley, Co. In 1989, he returned to Chicago with the goal of acquiring a business, which led him to the National Bureau of Property Administration, a tax consulting company started in 1935. The business focused on ad valorem taxes for large corporate industrial clients throughout the U.S. He initiated and led the purchase of this business, along with other key staff. He served as Chairman/CEO until he retired at the end of 2015.

Lloyd and his wife, Kathryn, are Iowa State University Foundation Governors and served on the Foundation’s campaign committee coordinating Forever True, For Iowa State, an eight-year $1.5 billion campaign. Lloyd served as chair of the investment committee and chair of the ISUF board of directors. He joined the FarmHouse Foundation Board of Trustees in 2018 and serves as fundraising chair. Lloyd and Kathryn split their time between Naples, Fla. and Glenview, Ill. They have one married son, Chris, in Moline, Ill.

Rick Berg

North Dakota State 78


Partner — Midwest Management Co.
Former United States Congressman

Rick is president of Berg Group, LLC, which focuses on providing capital and financing for commercial real estate partnerships. His career started in 1981 as a partner in Midwest Management Co., a start-up multi-family management company. In 1987, he started Goldmark Commercial Corporation, a brokerage company focused on commercial real estate investment including office, retail, warehouse and multi-family.

Rick served in the North Dakota Legislature for 26 years as Speaker of the House, Majority Leader, Caucus Chairman and Chairman of the Business Committee. In 2010, he was elected to the US House of Representatives where he served on the House Ways and Means Committee with a focus on taxation and budget. In 2012, he ran for the US Senate.

Rick served on the Fraternity’s International Executive Board from 1986-94, including two terms as President. He also served on the FarmHouse Foundation Board of Trustees from 1994-2000. He was named a Master Builder of Men in 2012.

Rick, his wife Tracy and son Jack (22 years old) reside in Fargo, N.D.

Eric Thurber

Chairman-Elect

Nebraska 89


Co-Founder & Managing Director — Three Bridge Wealth Advisors

Eric is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Three Bridge Wealth Advisors, an independent investment firm located in Silicon Valley providing comprehensive wealth advisory services to first generation wealth creators – entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. He holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a bachelor of science in economics, magna cum laude, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Eric holds a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation from Wharton Business School. He also serves as an associate at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and has trained in Stanford University’s Executive Education Program.

He started working on Wall Street in Solomon Brother’s sales and trading program in New York City. He has served as a financial advisor to wealthy families since 1995, when he began his career at Montgomery Securities in the private client department. In 1998, he joined Salomon Smith Barney, where he founded and built The Venture Group. Before founding Three Bridge, he was a Senior Wealth Director and Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Before Citi’s merger with Morgan Stanley, he was a Senior Wealth Director at Citi Family Office, a division of Citigroup serving the wealthiest and most sophisticated clients of the firm. An industry and thought leader, Eric is a member of the inaugural JP Morgan RIA Advisory Council, and a member of Institutional Investors RIA Investment Forum Advisory Board. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Registered Rep Magazine, Investment and Wealth Monitor, and has been interviewed on The Wall Street Journal Radio Network. He and his wife, Deepa, live in Palm Desert, California.

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