National Chicken Council’s Newly Elected Directors and Executive Committee are Announced

Newly elected members of the National Chicken Council’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors were announced at the organization’s 49th Annual Conference here today.
Elected to serve one-year terms on the Executive Committee were John Bekkers, Gold Kist, Atlanta, GA; Elise Durbin, Marshall Durbin Companies, Birmingham, AL; Gary George, George’s, Inc., Springdale, AR; Randall Goins, O. K. Foods, Fort Smith, AR; Mark Hickman, Peco Foods, Tuscaloosa, AL; Don Jackson, Foster Farms, Livingston, CA; Greg W. Lee, Tyson Foods, Springdale, AR; Elton Maddox, Wayne Farms, Oakwood, GA; Joe Sanderson, Jr., Sanderson Farms, Laurel, MS; Tom Shelton, Case Foods, Salisbury, MD; Robert Turley, Perdue Farms, Salisbury, MD; and Michael Welch, Harrison Poultry, Bethlehem, GA.

Elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors were Charles C. Allen, III, Allen Family Foods, Seaford, DE; Luke Daniels, Amick Farms, Batesburg, SC; Randall W. Goins, O.K. Foods, Fort Smith, AR; W. C. Haralson, Lady Forest Farms, Forest, MS; Michael Helgeson, Gold’n Plump Poultry, St. Cloud, MN; Thomas M. Hensley, Jr., Fieldale Farms, Baldwin, GA; Donald Jackson, Foster Farms, Livingston, CA; Jerry Lane, Claxton Poultry Farms, Claxton, GA; Donald Mabe, Jr., Gold Kist, Atlanta, GA; Lonnie “Bo” Pilgrim, Pilgrim’s Pride, Pittsburg, TX; Robert A. Turley, Perdue Farms, Salisbury, MD; and Michael Welch, Harrison Poultry, Bethlehem, GA.

Elected to one-year terms as Directors at Large were Carl Blackham, Harris Nesbitt, Chicago, IL; Gregory Cannon, SunTrust Banks, Atlanta, GA; W. A. Crider, Jr., Crider Poultry, Metter, GA; John Dale, Degussa Corporation, Kennesaw, GA; Randall Ennis, Aviagen North America, Huntsville, AL; Mark Grace, Thinkage, Atlanta, GA; Simon Hall, Wells Fargo/Acordia, Cleveland, OH; Eric Joiner, AJC International, Atlanta, GA; Andy Miller, Baader Johnson, Kansas City, KS; Frank Nicoletti, Stork Gamco, Gainesville, GA; Scott Russell, Meyn Poultry Processing, Flowery Branch, GA; Gary Tollett, WYNCO, Lowell, AR; and Adriaan Weststrate, Rabobank International, Atlanta, GA.

The National Chicken Council represents integrated chicken producer-processors, the companies that produce, process and market chickens. Member companies of NCC account for approximately 95 percent of the chicken sold in the United States.

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