2021 Board of Director and Nominating Committee Election Results
AgSouth Farm Credit is a member-owned cooperative and relies on their members to help build the leadership that serves them. Open Director seats and the Nominating Committee are voted for by eligible stockholders during the Annual Meeting. This year’s Annual Meeting was held on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, in Statesboro, Georgia. Eligible stockholders had until October 5 to submit their ballot by mail or online. For more on AgSouth’s election process please visit our leadership page.
The AgSouth 2021 Director Election results are as follows:
Region 1 Seat 1 – Arthur Q. Black (incumbent)
Arthur Q. Black is the farmer and owner of Black’s Peaches. He has been a member of AgSouth for 30 years and currently resides in York, South Carolina.
Region 2 Seat 2 – Sean F. Lennon (incumbent)
Sean F. Lennon is the owner and operator of a number of fruit growing and packaging operations. He has been a member of AgSouth for 10 years and currently resides in Warm Springs, Georgia.
Region 2 Seat 3 – Wesley Ham
Wesley Ham is President of W.C. Ham, Inc., farm manager of Sleepy Creek Farms, and managing partner of GA-IA Marketing Group LLC. He has been a member of AgSouth for 12 years and currently resides in Forsyth, Georgia.
Region 3 Seat 1 – Pete Wall (incumbent)
Pete Wall is the owner and operator of Pete Wall Family Farm. He has been a member of AgSouth for 20 years and currently resides in Sylvania, Georgia.
The Nominating Committee results are as follows:
Region 1 - Samuel Milford, Baron Buzhardt
Region 1 Alternatives - Travis Doolittle, Bonnie Cann
Region 2 - J. Emmett Collins, Jr., Thomas Vanhuss
Region 2 Alternatives –William Cunningham, Kenneth Chapman
Region 3 – L. Anthony Cowart, Mark Brown
Region 3 Alternatives – Jack Brannen, Jr., Don Burke
Region 4 – Adair McKoy IV, Bryan Dantzler
Region 4 Alternatives - F.H. Dicks III, Bates Houck
AgSouth Farm Credit provides loans for land, equipment and production agriculture; crop insurance; leasing; and home mortgages. The Association serves 93 South Carolina and Georgia counties and is headquartered in Statesboro, Ga. AgSouth is an equal housing lender and an equal opportunity provider.