Our members in the poultry and egg industry have served as the foundation and governing body of our organization since its inception.
The foresight of the founding fathers of this organization has carried over to today’s generation of poultry executives.
Many of our active members and those that currently serve on our Board of Directors are second, third, and fourth generation Arkansas poultry industry family members.
Chairman: James Smith, Simmons Foods, Inc.
Vice Chairman: Jim Smith, Keith Smith Co., Inc
Treasurer: Drew McGee, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Secretary: Mike Pruitt, Cobb-Vantress
Ex Officio: David Elam, Wayne Farms
Stephan Barnes, Ozark Mountain Poultry
Tim Scott, Clearview Enterprises
Duane Weems, Peco Foods
Shane Acosta, Cargill
Russell Bragg, O.K. Foods, Inc.
Don Burrows, Pilgrim's DeQueen/Nashville
Scott Gustin, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Gary Hogue, O.K. Foods, Inc.
Brian Esters, George's, Inc.
David Fryar, Butterball, LLC
Robert Garlington, George's Inc.
Vaughn King, Aviagen, Inc.
Wes McClure, Simmons Foods, Inc.
Tim Thompson, Cal-Maine Foods
Russell Mayo, International Paper
Toby Tapp, Wayne Farms