Officers, Board of Directors & Staff

Officers, Board of Directors & Staff


President: Blake Shepard, Mixon Seed Service.

Past President: Ken Morrow, The Turfgrass Group, Inc

1st Vice President: Larry Cunningham, R.L. Cunningham & Sons, Inc.

2nd Vice President: Jutt Howard, North Georgia Turf


Bill Bullard, Birdsong Peanuts

Kevin Calhoun, Birdsong Peanuts

Chad Chandler, Olam Peanut Shelling Company, Inc.

Ricky Hartley, Gold Peanut & Tree Nut, Inc.

Brian Ogletree, Ogletree Seed, Inc.

Reed Rogers, Golden Peanut & Tree Nut, Inc.

Chris Roquemore, Patten Seed Company

Drew Watkins, Sunbelt Turf Farms

Terry Hollifield, Executive Director (


Certification Program Manager: Billy Skaggs (

Organic Program Manager: Johnny Luke (

Food Safety Manager: Terry Crane (

Inspector (Field & Plant): Sean Cunard (

Inspector (Field & Plant): Thomas Kessler

Inspector (Field & Plant): Mark Collier

Director of Operations: Marie Sidwell (

Organic Program Assistant: Jeanne Gonzales (

Seed & Turfgrass Administrative Assistant: Becki Hicks (

Outside Services Program Assistant: Billie Dunn (