NC Soybean Assoc. Elects New Members to Bd. of Dir.
Raleigh – The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association elected five new members to serve a three-year term on its board of directors at its 45th annual meeting in Durham, N.C. on January 13, 2012. Six members were elected to serve a second term on the board of directors.
As a director on the state soybean board, Bartlett is responsible for overseeing the soybean checkoff-funded research, marketing and communications work of the association, as well as conducting advocacy work on behalf of the state’s soybean industry. Newly elected board members are:
|Wesley Johnson of Dobson||Surry Co. plus 24 Western N.C. Counties|
|Michael McPherson of Mebane||Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes|
|Ryan Cahoon of Fairfield||Bertie, Chowan, Dare, Tyrrell, Washington|
|Randy Edwards of Wendell||Johnston|
|Sherill Jernigan of Godwin||Cumberland, Harnett|
The following directors have been elected to serve a second term:
|Jeff Tyson of Nashville||Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash|
|David Heath of Dover||Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, Pamlico|
|Phillip McLain of Statesville||Alexander, Catawba, Cleveland, Davie, Davidson, Iredell, Lincoln, Randolph, Rowan|
|Henry Walker of Mocksville||Alexander, Catawba, Cleveland, Davie, Davidson, Iredell, Lincoln, Randolph, Rowan|
|Travis Starnes of Monroe||Gaston, Mecklenburg, Union|
|Lon Beasley of Magnolia||Duplin|
The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association is a statewide trade association representing all N.C. soybean producers, responsible for research, education and promotion programs to benefit the state’s soybean farmers. The association is the qualified state board responsible for administering national soybean checkoff programs in North Carolina. The association is the state affiliate of the American Soybean Association (ASA.)