Board of Directors

NPFDA is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of industry professionals from around the country representing the  protein, food, distributors, processing companies and other allied industries. The Board oversees the direction of the organization and works directly with the staff to guide organizational growth. 

NPFDA Board of Directors

Jeff Paschall
Jeff Paschall
VP of Sales & Marketing Fieldale Farms Corp./Springer Mountain Farms
Chair
Judson Guest
Judson Guest
Executive Vice President LAD Truck Lines
Vice Chair
Laurie Pate
Laurie Pate
President Foodlinx, Inc.
Treasurer
Tammy Vige
Tammy Vige
Buyer/Sales Pacific Agri-Products, Inc.
Immediate Past Chair
Amit Morey
Amit Morey
Assistant Professor Department of Poultry Science Auburn University
Board Member
Barry Moose
Barry Moose
Koch Foods of Gainesville
Board Member
Ben Medearis
Ben Medearis
Director Business Development Americold
Board Member
Charlene Keller
Charlene Keller
Senior Director of Enterprise Accounts Choptank Transport, A Hub Group Company
Board Member
Dan Forgacs
Dan Forgacs
Vice President, U.S. Strategic Markets APPI Energy
Board Member
Dave Bayer
Dave Bayer
National Sales Manager Peco Foods, Inc
Board Member
Doug Nielsen
Doug Nielsen
National Sales Manager Turkey Valley Farms
Board Member
R.E. Butts
R.E. Butts
President Butts Foods, LP
Board Member
Jamie Doherty
Jamie Doherty
Director of Outside Sales Pilgrim's
Board Member
Kevin Grindle
Kevin Grindle
GA - Sales Manager Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc.
Board Member
Greg Morgan
Greg Morgan
Poultry Director Quirch Foods Inc.
Board Member
Chan Windham
Chan Windham
Director of Commodity Sales House of Raeford Farms
Board Member
Lee Neal
Lee Neal
Vice President, Supply Chain Development Global 888 Trucking, Inc.
Board Member
Nathan Pence
Nathan Pence
Vice President Wholesome Companies
Board Member
Don Poulin
Don Poulin
Regional Vice President of Sales Golbon
Board Member
Mark Schultz
Mark Schultz
VP Sales FlexCold
Board Member
Rick Trenary
Rick Trenary
Vice President Industrial Sales Perdue Farms, Inc.
Board Member
Fernando Puentes
Fernando Puentes
Business Development HPL
Board Member
Tim Rathert
Tim Rathert
QV Foods, Fresh and Frozen Poultry Sales Quaker Valley Foods, Inc
Board Member
Wayne Shuler
Wayne Shuler
Vice President Shuler Meats Inc.
Board Member
Russ Whitman
Russ Whitman
Senior Vice President Urner Barry Publications
Board Member