Board of Directors

(as of January 2022)

2022 Peanut Research Foundation Board of Directors

 

Officers:

 Term Expires Dec 31 of

Chair – Donald Chase, Georgia Peanut Commission 2022
Vice Chair – Jack Davis, JLA 2022
Treasurer – Courtney Dorsett, Premium Peanut 2022

Board Members 

 
Rachel Santos, Premium Peanut - At Large 2023
Donald Chase, Georgia Peanut Commission – At Large 2022
Chris Liebold, The J.M. Smucker Co. – At Large 2023
Matt Swigerd, Hormel Foods – At Large 2022
Victor Nwosu, Mars Chocolate North America – At Large 2022
George Birdsong, Birdsong Peanuts – At Large 2022
Jack Davis, JLA – At Large 2022
Courtney Dorsett, Premium Peanut – At Large 2022
Dan Ward, North Carolina Peanut Growers Assn. – At Large 2023
Darlene Cowart, Birdsong Peanuts – At Large 2023
William Pearce, Golden Peanut & Tree Nuts – At Large 2023
JR Cudd, Texas Peanut Producers – At Large 2023
Karl Zimmer, Chair of American Peanut Council Board  Current APC Chair
Richard Owen, President/CEO of American Peanut Council Ex-officio
Bob Parker, National Peanut Board Grower Caucus Rep
John Gray, Williston Peanuts Sheller Caucus Rep
Jennifer Bencz, Allgood Manufacturer Caucus Rep
Jon Moore, JRJ Brokerage Allied Caucus Rep