Our Leadership

Board of Commissioners

  • Mr. Kent Fountain, ChairmanSoutheasten Gin and Peanut
  • Mr. Gary BlackGeorgia Department of Agriculture
  • Mr. Ben Copeland, Jr., Vice ChairmanPatten Seed
  • Dr. Sam PardueUniversity of Georgia
  • Mr. John Raley, TreasurerR&R Seeds
  • Mr. Ricky HartleyGolden Peanut
  • Mr. Ken Morrow, Ex-OfficioSod Atlanta
  • Dr. Donglin ZhangUniversity Of Georgia
  • Mr. Jimmy ClementsAgSouth Genetics
  • Dr. Allen MooreUniversity of Georgia
  • Mr. Ken JamesJames Greenhouse

Advisory Committee Members

  • Mr. Jaimie AllenPike Creek Turf
  • Mr. Matthew BottomsBottoms Nursery
  • Mr. Joe CampbellGolden Peanut Company
  • Mr. Alex CorneliusCornelius Farms
  • Mr. Pete GriffithGriffith Farms
  • Mr. Terry HollifieldGeorgia Crop Improvement Association
  • Dr. Jerry JohnsonUniversity of Georgia-Griffin Campus
  • Mr. Bill MarshallMcCleskey Mills
  • Dr. Scott NeSmithUniversity of Georgia-Griffin Campus
  • Mr. Ronnie StappPennington Seed
  • Mr. Bill BullardBirdsong Peanuts
  • Mr. Skeetter McCorkleMcCorkle Nurseries
  • Dr. Paul RaymerUniversity of Georgia