November 28, 2018
Our recent election has resulted in two individuals being named to our Board of Directors. Congratulations to Robert M. Chambers, Jr. and David W. Campbell. Their four-year term will commence January 1, 2019.
Robert (Bob) M. Chambers, Jr.
Mr. Chambers is owner/operator of Brooke Farms LLC, consisting of crops and beef cows. He also owns and operates Liberty Equipment Repair Inc. and CCB Napa Auto and Truck parts. Mr. Chambers is a board member of the Fredericksburg Southern States Petroleum and Orange Madison Cooperative.
David (Wayne) W. Campbell
Mr. Campbell operates a beef cattle farm consisting of commercial cow-calf and seed stock Herefords and stockers. Mr. Campbell retired from Southern States Cooperative with 36 ½ years of service where he managed the Wythe County Cooperative at Rural Retreat and the Southern States Russell County Cooperatives in Lebanon and Honaker. Mr. Campbell is a Washington County Service Authority board member, serves on the Executive Committee as VP Policy and Industry Affairs for the Virginia Cattlemen’s Association, the Virginia Cattlemen’s Association Policy and Industry Advocacy Board, Abingdon Feeder Calf Board, Smyth/Washington Cattlemen’s Association Board, Southwest Virginia Agricultural Association Board, and the NCBA Animal Welfare Committee.
The elected members of the 2019 Nominating Committee have been selected for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2019. The newly elected members are:
Seat 4 - (Albemarle, Augusta and Nelson Counties, VA)
William Douglas Riley
Jeffrey A. Slaven
Irvin Dulaney White (1st alternate)
Kenneth L. Wampler (2nd alternate)
Seat 5 - (Bedford, Botetourt, Roanoke and Rockbridge Counties, VA)
John A. Houser
Martha S. Moses
Jonathan P. Repair (1st alternate)
Eddie W. Epperly (2nd alternate)
Seat 11 - (Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wayne, Wirt and Wood Counties, WV)
Jessica R. Groves
Joe W. Casto
Ronald L. Morrison (1st alternate)
Brent D. Sayre (2nd alternate)
Do you want to get more involved with your local Farm Credit cooperative? Well here’s your chance! Each year, Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) hold elections for its Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
Annually, FCV holds elections for director positions. The Board of Directors is responsible for the oversight and conduct of the Association’s affairs. The Board determines the strategic direction for the Association, formulates policies, provides supervision, and promotes the Association’s welfare. Directors serve a four-year term. In 2019, three director seats will be up for election. Potential director candidates will be selected from the following counties:
Seat 4 – Charles E. Horn, Jr., incumbent director: Albemarle, Augusta and Nelson Counties, VA.
Seat 5 – Charles B. Leech, IV, incumbent director: Bedford, Botetourt, Roanoke and Rockbridge Counties, VA.
Seat 11 – John E. Wells, incumbent director: Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wayne, Wirt and Wood Counties, WV.
Also annually, members are elected to serve on the Nominating Committee. This committee is responsible for selecting a slate of candidates for the next year’s election. The Nominating Committee that is elected in 2019 will be looking at director candidates for 2020. Nominating Committee members serve a one-year term. In 2019, potential nominating committee candidates will be selected from the following counties:
Seat 1 – Paul M. House, incumbent director: Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford Counties, VA.
Seat 3 – Kevin C. Craun, incumbent director: Rockingham County, VA
Seat 7 – Barry W. Shelor, incumbent director: Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Montgomery and Patrick Counties, VA.
Seat 8 – Alfred W. Stephens, Jr., incumbent director: Bland, Carroll, Giles, Grayson, Pulaski, Smyth, Tazewell and Wythe Counties, VA.
If you are interested in serving or would like to make a nomination please contact your local branch office at 1-800-919-3276 or contact our Corporate Secretary, Melissa Driver, at 540-801-0192 Ext. 5246.
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