Board of Directors

The North Carolina SweetPotato Commission is managed by the Board of Directors, which is elected by the members of the commission each January at the Annual Meeting. These twelve directors, who serve a rotating three-year term, are growers, packer-shippers or processors who are actively involved within the sweet potato industry. The Board is responsible for:

  • Conducting the business of the North SweetPotato Commission
  • Employing the Executive Director
  • Carrying out the referenda
  • Enforcing the observance by its members of all provisions of the Charter and By-Law
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2016-2017 Board of Directors
  • Jeffery Lee, President, Jeffery Lee Farms
  • Robert Boyette, Vice President, Boyette Brothers Produce
  • George Massengill, Sec/Treasurer, Hill Top Farms
  • Johnny Barnes, Barnes Farming Corp.
  • Jim D. Jones, Jones Farms
  • Keith Smith, KS Farms
  • Stacy Thomas, Ham Produce
  • Thomas Joyner, Nash Produce
  • Scott Sullivan, Sullivan Farms Inc.
  • Kim LeQuire, Kornegay Family Farms & Produce
  • Frank Howell, Howell Farming Co.
  • Thomas Chancy, Farm Fresh Produce