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.

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

David Hughes, Rockingham County turkey producer

Andrew Friedman, Cargill

Ryan White, Farm Credit of the Virginias

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

Grant Martin, VPGC LLC

Kenny Lambert, Perdue Farms

Neal Snoddy, Cargill

Roy Norville, Shenandoah Valley Organic