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New Directors, Officers Named at Annual Meeting

Two new directors were elected to Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) board of directors during the organization’s 82nd annual meeting in Arlington. Jessica Richmond will represent District 7 and Scott Frazier will represent District 13.

The directors are the elected body that represents the TFB membership.

A Comanche County rancher, Richmond has a strong agricultural background. She and her husband, Cade, raise replacement heifers, irrigated Bermuda hay, small grains and own a farm and ranch real estate company. She was named TFB’s Young Farmer & Rancher Discussion Meet winner in 2011 and Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher winner in 2014 with her husband. The couple also serves on the Young Farmer & Rancher committee.

In addition to her TFB activities, Richmond is a 4-H leader for De Leon youth and participates in several community events. She was also named Mineola Chamber of Commerce Young Woman of the Year in 1999.

Richmond graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Leadership from Texas A&M University and her Master of Science in Agricultural and Consumer Resources from Tarleton State University. Both degrees have an emphasis in Agricultural Economics.

While at Tarleton, Richmond worked for the Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources , which is managed by the Agriculture Consortium of Texas.

She and her husband are members of the First Baptist Church in De Leon and have three children: Sterling, Jackson and Lillie.

Frazier, a South Texas farmer and rancher, is active in Farm Bureau and his local community. He grows cotton, grain sorghum, corn and wheat and raises cattle in Nueces County.

He is the chairman of TFB’s Agricultural Risk Mitigation Committee and previously served as Nueces County Farm Bureau president for more than eight years.

In addition to his TFB roles, Frazier is president of the London Independent School District board of trustees and has been on the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show board of directors for more than 15 years, serving as president for three.

Frazier graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education from Texas A&M University.

He and his wife, Kacy, have one daughter, Erin. She is married to Brian Kennedy, and they have one son.

Officers were also elected in Arlington.

Russell W. Boening was reelected by voting delegates to his second term as TFB president. He grows cotton, corn, grain sorghum, watermelons and wheat, as well as manages a beef cattle operation and a 450-cow dairy with his brother and father in Wilson County.

Michael White, District 3 state director of Vernon, was elected vice president by board members. He raises wheat, cotton and cattle on his Wilbarger County operation and was elected to the board in 2011. He has served on various county and state Farm Bureau committees and has held numerous positions at the county level, including director, secretary, vice president and president for many years. White is also a board member for the Wilbarger County Junior Livestock Show and is a deacon of the First Baptist Church of Vernon.

Robert Gordon, District 1 state director of Dalhart, was reelected secretary-treasurer by board members. He grows corn, wheat, sorghum and organic green beans. He was elected to the board in 2011. He is a member of the Texas Corn Producers Board and has been vice president of the Dalhart Consumers Co-op. He also served as Dallam County Farm Bureau president from 2009-2011.

Read the full article at http://texasagriculture.texasfarmbureau.org/article/New+Directors%2C+Officers+Named+at+Annual+Meeting/2369078/287394/article.html.

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