Board Position: Chairman/Executive Committee
Represents: Horse Industry
Term Expires: Nov, 2014
Jack Peters joined the Prairie Meadows Board in July 2010. He was the Board’s Vice Chair a portion of the time he previously served on the Prairie Meadows Board from 2000 to 2008. Jack breeds and raises American Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds, and he races them in Iowa, Oklahoma, Indiana, and Minnesota. Jack served two consecutive terms as president of the Iowa Quarter Horse Racing Association and he has been a member of the American Quarter Horse Racing Association’s Racing Committee since 2000. In his professional career, Jack served on the board of directors of the American Feed Industry and he was general manager of U.S. Feeds in Eldora, Iowa. In 2009, Jack retired following 45 years in agri-business having held various management positions during his career in Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana. Jack’s hobbies include golfing, hunting, trap shooting and spending time with his children and grandchildren.