Newly elected members of the National Chicken Council’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors were announced at the trade association’s Annual Conference here today.
Elected to one-year terms on the Executive Committee were: Lampkin Butts, Sanderson Farms, Laurel, MS; Alan Duncan, Mountaire Corporation, Little Rock, AR; Ron Foster, Foster Farms, Livingston, CA; Ben Harrison, Jr., Amick Farms, LLC, Batesburg-Leesville, SC; Michael Helgeson, GNP Company, St. Cloud, MN; Mark Hickman, Peco Foods; Tuscaloosa, AL; Mark Kaminsky, Koch Foods, Park Ridge, IL; Bernard Leonard, Tyson Foods, Springdale, AR; Bill Lovette, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Greeley, CO; Elton Maddox, Wayne Farms LLC, Oakwood, GA; Jim Perdue, Perdue Farms, Salisbury, MD, and Don Taber, House of Raeford, Rose Hill, NC.
Elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors were: William Andersen, Keystone Foods, Huntsville, AL; Robin Burruss, Tip Top Poultry, Marietta, GA; Joe DePippo, Hain Pure Protein Corporation, Brevard, NC; Alan Duncan, Mountaire Corporation, Little Rock, AR; Ron Foster, Foster Farms, Livingston, CA; Carl George, George’s, Inc., Springdale, AR; Mark Hickman, Peco Foods, Tuscaloosa, AL; Robert Johnson, House of Raeford, Rose Hill, NC; Mark Kaminsky, Koch Foods, Park Ridge, IL; Bernard Leonard, Tyson Foods, Springdale, AR; Mike Roberts, Perdue Farms, Salisbury, MD; Joe Sanderson, Jr., Sanderson Farms, Laurel, MS; Thomas Shelton, Case Foods, Eden, MD; and Jerry Wilson, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Greeley, CO
Elected to one-year terms as Directors-at-Large were: Steve Anderson, Lamex Foods, Minneapolis, MN; Mark Barnes, Hubbard LLC, Pikeville, TN; Aidan Joseph Connolly, AllTech Biotechnology, Washington, DC; Michael Cooper, Kincannon & Reed, Paradise Valley, AZ; Karl Deily, Cryovac Sealed Air Corporation, Duncan, SC; Dr. Edward Fryar, OMP Foods, Rogers, AR; Eric Buckman, U.S. Bank, Topeka, KS; Mark Moshier, Arrowsight, Huntsville, AL; Shawn Nicholas, Baader Johnson, Kansas City, KS; Dr. Rick Phillips, Merck Animal Health, DeSoto, KS; Alan Schuler, CoBank, Greenwood Village, CO; and Daniel Siegler, Ecolab, St. Paul, MN.
The National Chicken Council represents integrated chicken producer-processors, the companies that produce, process and market chickens. Member companies of NCC account for more than 95 percent of the chicken sold in the United States.