ALABAMA FARMERS FEDERATION ELECTS BOARD MEMBERS
"Mobile, Ala." Alabama Farmers Federation members throughout the state elected four new board members and re-elected five others at the organization's 80th annual meeting Dec. 3 in Mobile.
Federation officers re-elected to two-year terms included Randolph County cattle and poultry farmer Dean Wysner, who serves as vice president for the central region. James A. Tolar Jr. of Perry County also was re-elected vice president for the southwest region, and Conecuh County row crop and dairy farmer Steve Dunn was re-elected to a second term as secretary-treasurer.
In the Federation's district board elections, Morgan County row crop farmer Ted Grantland was elected to represent Limestone, Madison and Morgan counties on the state board. Pickens County poultry farmer Harold McCool will represent Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Pickens and Sumter counties. Jon Miller, a Tuscaloosa County poultry farmer, was re-elected as the board member for Bibb, Fayette, Jefferson, Lamar and Tuscaloosa counties. Mobile County cotton and peanut farmer Bert Driskell was re-elected by the farmers in Baldwin, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington counties. Each Farmers Federation district director will serve three years.
Elected to one-year, ex-officio terms on the state board were Women's Committee Chairman Debbie Freeland of Mobile County and State Young Farmers Chairman Chris Carroll of Dale County.