The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, which has served as the state’s largest general farm organization since 1922, has elected a new board of directors.
Mike McCormick, who was re-elected to a fifth term as MFBF president, will lead the following members of the 2023 State Board of Directors:
- District 1 – Carla Taylor (Prentiss)
- District 2 – Mike Graves (Tippah)
- District 3 – Patrick Swindoll (DeSoto)
- District 4 – Charles Danna (Bolivar)
- District 5 – Norman Clark (Calhoun)
- District 6 – Neal Huskison (Pontotoc)
- District 7 – Herbert Word (Monroe)
- District 8 – Dr. Nancy Jackson (Choctaw)
- District 9 – Nicholas O’Neal (Leflore)
- District 10 – Kirby Nazary (Leake)
- District 11 – Willie Hudnell (Lauderdale)
- District 12 – Ricky Ruffin (Jasper)
- District 13 – Josh Slay (Scott)
- District 14 – Scott Cannada (Hinds)
- District 15 – Scott Smith (Lincoln)
- District 16 – Noble Guedon (Adams)
- District 17 – Bobby Selman (Lawrence)
- District 18 – Dot Cole (Perry)
- District 19 – J.B. Brown (Stone)
- District 20 – Rita Steward (Jackson)
North Mississippi Vice President Donald Gant and Central Mississippi Vice President Ted Kendall IV were re-elected to their positions while Jeff Easterling was elected to his first term as vice president in the southern district.
Betty Mills will continue in her role as the State Women’s Leadership Committee chair, and Carl Davis Parker will now serve as the State Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee chair.
“I am very excited to serve as your president for another two years and humbled by the trust our members have put in me to lead this organization into its next 100 years,” McCormick said. “I am looking forward to continuing to do great things with our new board.”
To learn more about the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, click here.