Doug Stanek of Fort Dodge has joined the board of Friendship Haven. Stanek farms south of Fort Dodge, where he raises corn and soybeans with his brother, Jason, and son, Anton.
A 1975 graduate of Prairie Valley High School, Stanek has farmed full time for 38 years. He served on the Prairie Valley school board for three terms and currently serves on the Elkhorn Township Cemetery Board.
Stanek and his wife, Paula, have four grown children and two grandchildren.