Mark Kaminsky,  Koch Foods, and National Chicken Council Chairman of the Board, has announced the names of those industry representatives who will serve on NCC’s 2019 Environmental, Human Resource, and Poultry Health Committees.Steve Patrick, environmental director, Tyson Foods, will continue to serve as chair of the Environmental Committee. This committee operates jointly with the environmental committees of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the National Turkey Federation (NTF).  Patrick was appointed chairman by USPOULTRY last year.

Bart Crater, corporate director of human resources, Peco Foods, will again lead the Human Resource Committee.  This committee is part of the Joint Poultry Industry Human Resource Council, along with the human resource committees of USPOULTRY and NTF.  Crater was appointed chairman by USPOULTRY last year.  And, Dr. Mark Burleson, director of veterinary services Wayne Farms, will remain as chair of the Poultry Health Committee.

Environmental Committee

Steve Patrick (Chairman), Tyson Foods

  • Erin Billings, O. K. Foods
  • Randall Boyce, Foster Farms
  • Victor Deerman, Peco Foods
  • Russ Dickson, Wayne Farms
  • Rhonda Frye, Amick Farms
  • Matt Hopkins, Tip Top Poultry
  • Richard Lonneman, AssuredPartners
  • Kevin McAteer, Hain Pure Protein
  • Kenny Sandlin, George’s
  • Stephanie Shoemaker, Sanderson Farms
  • Alex Sullivan, Fieldale Farms
  • Seth Walters, Simmons Foods

Human Resource Committee

Bart Crater (Chairman), Peco Foods

  • Jonathan Allen, Fieldale Farms
  • Mark Bland, Claxton Poultry
  • Jennifer Buster, Sanderson Farms
  • Tom Donovan, Hain Pure Protein
  • Hector Gonzalez, Tyson Foods
  • Sarah Hendricks, George’s
  • Curtis LaClaire, Foster Farms
  • D. Lauderdale, Esq., Jackson Lewis
  • David Malfitano, Wayne Farms
  • Tracy Morris, Perdue Foods
  • Leonard Parks, Case Foods
  • Phil Stroud, Tip Top Poultry
  • Christine Terry, O. K. Industries
  • Russell Tooley, Simmons Foods
  • Patrick Townsend, Mountaire
  • Anissa Turner, Amick Farms
  • James Wimberly, Jr., Wimberly, Lawson, Steckel, Schneider & Stine
  • Devin Wood, Harrison Poultry

Poultry Health Committee

Dr. Mark Burleson (Chairman), Wayne Farms

  • Terry Bruce, Tip Top Poultry
  • Allen Byrd, Diamond V
  • Charles Corsiglia, Foster Farms
  • Jim Dawe, Claxton Poultry
  • Mark Dekich, Amick Farms
  • Rory DeWeese, Allen Harim Foods
  • Kurt Dobson, Simmons Foods
  • Chip Garrity, O. K. Foods
  • Eric Heskett, Case Farms
  • Brett Hopkins, George’s
  • Eric Jensen, Aviagen
  • Deirdre Johnson, Mountaire Farms
  • Chad Malinak, Peco Foods
  • Steve McCarter, Tyson Foods
  • David Shapiro, Perdue Foods
  • Phil Stayer, Sanderson Farms
  • Sarah Tilley, Fieldale Farms
  • Scott Westall, Cobb-Vantress