WASHINGTON – The National Chicken Council (NCC) announced last week that it has elected new members to the group’s executive committee and board of directors.

Elected to one-year terms on the Executive Committee were Lampkin Butts, Sanderson Farms, Laurel, Miss.; Elise Durbin, Marshall Durbin Companies, Birmingham, Ala.; Mike Helgeson, Gold’n Plump Poultry, St. Cloud, Minn.; Monty Henderson, George’s, Inc., Springdale, Ark.; Thomas Hensley, Jr., Fieldale Farms, Baldwin, Ga.; Don Jackson, Foster Farms, Livingston, Calif.; Bernard Leonard, Tyson Foods, Springdale, Ark.; Pete Martin, Mar-Jac Poultry, Gainesville, Ga.; Michael Roberts, Perdue Farms, Salisbury, Md.; Tom Shelton, Case Foods, Eden, Md.; Todd Simmons, Simmons Foods, Siloam Springs, Ark.; and Michael Welch, Harrison Poultry, Bethlehem, Ga.

Elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors were Robin Burruss, Tip Top Poultry, Marietta, Ga.; W.A. “Billy” Crider, Jr., Crider Poultry, Stillmore, Ga.; Joe DePippo, Hain Pure Protein Corporation, Brevard, N.C.; Alan Duncan, Mountaire Corporation, N. Little Rock, Ark.; Ron Foster, Foster Farms, Livingston, Calif.; Monty Henderson, George’s, Inc., Springdale, Ark.; Mark Hickman, Peco Foods, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Robert Johnson, House of Raeford, Rose Hill, N.C.; Bernard Leonard, Tyson Foods, Springdale, Ark.; Keith Lewis, Keystone Foods, Huntsville, Ala.; Mark McKay, BC Natural Chicken LLC, Fredericksburg, Penn.; J. Michael Roberts, Perdue Farms, Salisbury, Md.; Joe Sanderson, Jr., Sanderson Farms, Laurel, Miss.; and

Thomas R. Shelton, Case Foods, Eden, Md.

Elected to one-year terms as Directors at Large were David Andrews, Ecolab, St. Paul, Minn.; Mark Barnes, Hubbard LLC, Pikeville, Tenn.; Curtis Coleman, Safe Foods Corporation, North Little Rock, Ark.; Michael Cooper, Kincannon & Reed, Paradise Valley, Ariz.; Dale Davis, Baader Johnson, Kansas City, Kan.; Timothy Davis, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Pilot Mountain, N.C.; Karl Deily, Cryovac Division Sealed Air Corporation, Duncan, S.C.; Edward Fryar, OMP Foods, Rogers, Ark.; Greg Osborn, Tasker Products, Fair Lawn, N.J.; Rick Phillips, Schering-Plough Animal Health, Pineville, La.; Alan Schuler, CoBank, Greenwood Village, Col.; and Blair Snyder, Agri Stats, Ft. Wayne, Ind..


Source: National Chicken Council