David Minge, a former U.S. representative from Minnesota, served on the House Agriculture Committee, House Budget Committee, Joint Economic Committee, and the House Science Committee. He is co-founder and past member of the Clean Up the River Environment Board as well as co-founder and past chair of the Agricultural Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Currently, Minge was a judge for the Minnesota Court of Appeals. In addition, he was a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., a fellow in the W.W. Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Policy Program, and a lecturer at the University of Minnesota, Morris. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School.