Board of Directors

VCC Officers and Board of Directors

The Council is governed by a board of directors comprised of individuals nominated and elected by its membership and representing the range of cooperative organizations in Virginia. Directors are elected to serve three-year terms.

VCC Officers and Board of Directors

 VCC annual meeting highlights

President:   J. T. Anderson
Vice-President:  Eric Paulson
Secretary:  Jessica Harris
Executive Secretary:  Mary Howell

Representing Marketing Cooperatives

Eric Paulson    Virginia State Dairymen’s Association
Laura Jackson    MD & VA Milk Producers Association


Representing Purchasing Cooperatives

Allen Taylor Southern States Front Royal Cooperative
Brad Brown Augusta Cooperative Farm Bureau


Representing Service Cooperatives

Jessica Harris MidAtlantic Farm Credit
David Lipscomb Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative


Representing Cooperatives At Large

J. T. Anderson Farm Credit of the Virginias
Richard G. Johnstone, Jr. VA, MD & DE Association of Electric Cooperatives
Jim Belfield Colonial Farm Credit


Public Directors

James Graves Graves Mountain Lodge & Farms
Adam Shiflett Farm Credit of the Virginias
Brian Wolfe Rappahannock Electric Cooperative



LaVeta Nutter Virginia Dept. of Education
Dr. Kimberly Morgan VA Tech Dept. of Agricul & Applied Economics


Ex Officio Board Member

Dr. Tonya Price Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, 4-H
Chandler Vaughan FFA