State Board

Putting Georgia Farm Bureau Federation policies into action are the organization's officers and board of directors. The president, three vice presidents and 22 members of the board of directors, each of them an active farmer, are elected by the voting delegates at the annual meeting held each December at Jekyll Island, Georgia.

The 2017 Officers and Board of the Georgia Farm Bureau Federation

President & CEO
Gerald Long, Decatur County

First Vice President
Robert Fountain Jr., Emanuel County

South Georgia Vice President
Daniel Johnson, Pierce County

North Georgia Vice President
Bernard Sims, Catoosa County

Chief Financial Officer / Corporate Treasurer
David Jolley

Chief Administrative Officer / Corporate Secretary
Jon Huffmaster

General Counsel
Duke Groover

 

1st District Directors
Wesley Hall, Forsyth County
Bill Bryan, Chattooga County

2nd District Directors
Bobby Gunter, Lumpkin County
Randy Ruff, Elbert County

3rd District Directors
George Chambers, Carroll County
Nora Goodman, Paulding County

4th District Directors
Marvin Ruark, Morgan County
Skeetter McCorkle, McDuffie County

5th District Directors
Matt Bottoms, Pike County
Ralph Adamson, Lamar County

6th District Directors
James Emory Tate, Jeff Davis County
James Malone, Laurens County

7th District Directors
Ben Boyd, Screven County
Gary Bell, Evans County

8th District Directors
Scotty Raines, Turner County
Don Wood, Wilcox County

9th District Directors
Lucius Adkins, Baker, County
Paul Shirah, Mitchell County

10th District Directors
David Lee, Bacon County
Lamar Vickers, Berrien County

  

Young Farmer Committee Chair

Mitchell Pittman, Toombs County

Women's Committee Chair

Rhonda Williams, Rabun County

 

The president and district directors serve two-year terms.  Each vice-president serves a three-year term.

The chairs of the Women's and Young Farmer Committees serve one-year terms.