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.

Executive Committee

Tim Thompson, Cal-Maine Foods

Toby Tapp, Wayne Farms
Vice Chairman & Festival Chairman

Duane Weems, Peco Foods

Keith Smith, Keith Smith Company, Inc.

Mike PruittCobb-Vantress, Inc.
Ex Officio

Todd Wilson, Cobb-Vantress, Inc.
Andrew Lekwa,
Butterball, LLC 
Billy Hufford, Aviagen, Inc.
Dwight Curl, Marel 
Mark Weathers, Simmons Foods, Inc.
Shane Acosta, Cargill
Russell Bragg, O.K. Foods, Inc. 
Eddie Halter, Pilgrim's 
Scott Gustin, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Shane Parks, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Michele Foster, O.K. Foods, Inc.
Sara Throne, Simmons Foods, Inc.
Darrell Stoner, Elanco

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