The anticipation is finally over…the election results for our Board of Directors and 2014 Nominating Committee are in! Voting took place at our annual stockholders’ meetings and by mail after the meetings. Here are the official results:
Board of Directors Results
(4 year terms of office)
Delaware Election Region: Walter C. Hopkins of Lewes, DE
Walter and his son operate a dairy and grain farm consisting of 570 milk cows, 500 replacement heifers and 1,000 acres of corn, alfalfa, grass and small grain in Lewes. He serves as an elder and Treasurer for Coolspring Presbyterian Church and is a past member of Jefferson Lodge #15 AFAM. He holds memberships in Land O’ Lakes Cooperative, the Holstein Association, Genex Breeders Cooperative and Delaware Farm Bureau. He serves on the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank Board of Directors, the AgFirst District Farm Credit Council Board, and that Board’s Compensation Committee. Mr. Hopkins serves on the Board and the Human Resources committee for MidAtlantic Farm Credit. He has served on the Board since 1988 and his term expires in 2017.
Marva Election Region: Fred R. Moore, Jr. of Eden, MD
Fred owns and operates Fred R. Moore & Son, Inc. and Collins Wharf Sod, consisting of a 600 acre turf production and grain operation in Eden, MD. In addition, he is a partner in a rental management firm. He serves on the boards of Wicomico County Farm Bureau and the Wicomico County Soil Conservation District, and as Fire Chief for the Allen Fire Company. He is a member of the Wicomico Farm Bureau, Allen Fire Company, Maryland Turf Producers and International Turf Producers. He serves on the Board and the Audit & Review Committee for MidAtlantic Farm Credit. He has served on the Board since 1994 and his term expires in 2013. He has achieved certification from the Premier Governance Series, a nation-wide board member training program.
Valley Election Region: Joseph D. Snapp of Winchester, VA
Joseph is a self-employed farmer and orchardist operating and managing West Oaks Farm, LLC in Winchester, Virginia. His farm operation includes 200 acres in fruit production, 600 acres in row crops, 20 acres in vegetable production, and cow-calf production of 400 head. The operation also includes West Oaks Farm Market, a family venture. Mr. Snapp serves on the Board of Directors for Frederick County Fruit, and is a member and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Southern States in Winchester/Stephens City, Virginia. He also is a member and serves as a Council member, Youth Committee Chairman, and on the Staff-Parish Relations Committee for Round Hill United Methodist Church. He was elected to the board in 2013 and his term expires in 2017.
Nominating Committee Results
(1 year term of office)
Central Maryland Election Region: Wayne Rhoderick & Richard Schwartzbeck
Chesapeake Election Region: Robert M. Hutchison & William I. Mason, Jr.
Delaware Election Region: Guy E. Phillips & Christopher M. Wyatt, Sr.
Keystone Election Region: John B. Kline & Leon E. Ziegler
Marva Election Region: Kirk D. Carmean & Douglas W. Green
Valley Election Region: Timothy F. French & Brett B. Wightman
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