Josh Klostermann was appointed as the District 1 Board Director for Magic Valley Electric Cooperative in January 2023.
Mr. Klostermann graduated from Raymondville High School in 1992. He went on to attend Texas A&M University and graduated in 1996 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. After graduation, Mr. Klostermann began a career in insurance. He worked 24 years in the industry, serving most of that time with Texas Insurance Managers in Harlingen, TX. He obtained the professional designation of Certified Insurance Counselor from The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. During his tenure, he became a partner and served as president of the company. Mr. Klostermann and his partners in the agency sold to Arthur J. Gallagher in 2017. Selling the agency allowed him to explore other opportunities. In 2021, Klostermann was able to begin farming by forming JLK Farms. JLK Farms is a row crop farming operation that produces cotton, grain sorghum, and corn. Mr. Klostermann’s family has been farming in Willacy County since the 1930s.
Mr. Klostermann is a proud father of three sons, and this year celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary with his wife Wyndi. He and Wyndi live in Raymondville and he is a longtime board member of the Willacy County Livestock Show.