Board of Directors

A Board of Directors oversees VPF. The board consists of broiler growers, turkey growers, an egg producer, processor representatives, allied industry representatives, and an ex officio (non voting) member from Virginia Tech and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Rob Preston, Turkey Grower

Ronnie Watkins, George's, Inc.

Dennis Wenger, Chicken Grower

Graham Nesselrodt, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Keith Sheets, Egg Producer

Doug Baxter, Tyson Foods

Pete Watson, Chicken Grower

Janet Poyser, Turkey Grower

Andrew Friedman, Cargill

Garth Wentzel, International Paper

Ryan White, Farm Credit of the Virginias

Dr. Mike Persia, Virginia Tech (Ex-Officio)

Dwight Newman, RPSC (Ex-Officio)

Grant Martin, VPGC LLC

Kenny Lambert, Perdue Farms