Board of Directors

NPFDA is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of industry professionals from around the country representing the poultry, 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 2020-2021

R.E. Butts
R.E. Butts
Chief Operating Officer Butts Foods, Inc.
Board Member
Henry Buzgon
Henry Buzgon
Senior Vice President Eastern Quality Foods (954)439-2870
Board Member
Jim Culp
Jim Culp
Cook International Trade & Brokerage
Board Member
Fred Dawkins
Fred Dawkins
Frederick C. Dawkins, Esq., P.C. (404)974-9543
Board Member
Joe Dempsey
Owner and Operator Supremas
Board Member
Jamie Doherty
Jamie Doherty
Director of Outside Sales Pilgrim's (443)783-0732
Board Member
Judson Guest
Executive Vice President LAD Truck Lines (706)540-3222
Board Member
Ian Hesketh
Gordon Food Service (416)450-3221
Board Member
Joey Jurgielewicz
Director of Client Service Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Ltd. (610)562-3825x144
Board Member
Ben Medearis
Director Business Development Americold (404)402-9205
Board Member
Glennon Monroe
Glennon Monroe
Operations and Administration Columbia Meats (803)822-8611x2132
Immediate Past Chair
Vincent Mennella
V.P. Mennella's Poultry Co., Inc (973)345-1300x812
Board Member
Doug Nielsen
National Sales Manager Turkey Valley Farms (917)873-1254
Board Member
Jeff Paschall
Jeff Paschall
VP of Sales Fieldale Farms Corp./Springer Mountain Farms (706)778-5100x1125
Treasurer
Laurie Pate
Laurie Pate
President Foodlinx, Inc. 9253034567
Board Member
Nathan Pence
Nathan Pence
General Manager Wholesome Foods, Inc. (540)984-8219x100
Board Member
Chad Pitts
Chad Pitts
Basic Sales Director Agrosuper (770)730-8508x18
Board Member
Fernando Puentes
Fernando Puentes
Operations Manager High Point Logistics (731)240-1045
Board Member
Tim Rathert
QV Foods, Fresh and Frozen Poultry Sales Quaker Valley Foods, Inc (615)826-5115
Board Member
Nick Stams
Nick Stams
Founder & President Stams Family Foods (256)520-9410
Chair
Terry Tolbert
Terry Tolbert
VP Supply Chain Execution Keystone Foods, LLC (256)964-1044
Board Member
Rick Trenary
Rick Trenary
Vice President Industrial Sales Perdue Farms, Inc. (410)543-3558
Board Member
Nathan Vaughan
Sales Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc (770)531-5000
Board Member
Tammy Vige
Tammy Vige
Buyer/Sales Pacific Agri-Products, Inc. (650)873-0440
Vice Chair
Chan Windham
Director of Commodity Sales House of Raeford Farms (864)729-7009
Board Member