ALABAMA FARMERS FEDERATION ELECTS EIGHT NEW BOARD MEMBERS
MONTGOMERY Alabama Farmers Federation members throughout the state elected eight new state board members and re-elected two others at the organization's 78th annual meeting Dec. 6 in Mobile.
Randolph County cattle and poultry farmer Dean Wysner was elected vice president for the central region, and Conecuh County row crop farmer Steve Dunn was elected secretary/treasurer. James A. Tolar Jr. of Perry County was re-elected vice president for the southwest region.
In the Federation's district board elections, DeKalb County hog farmer Waymon Buttram was elected to represent Cherokee, DeKalb, Etowah and Jackson counties on the state board. St. Clair County hog farmer Stanley Morris will represent Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Randolph, Shelby and St. Clair counties. Chilton County cattleman Jimmy Parnell will represent Autauga, Butler, Chilton, Lowndes, Montgomery and Wilcox counties. And, Geneva County cattleman and row crop farmer Charles Turner was elected to represent Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston counties. Ed Whaley of Pike County was re-elected associate member director. Farmers Federation officers serve two-year terms and district directors serve three-years.
Elected to one-year ex-officio terms on the state board were Women's Committee Chairman Jamie Lazenby of Lee County and State Young Farmers Committee Chairman Phil Slay of Chambers County.