Release date: 3/6/2017
During the Ag Credit Regional Annual Meetings, held in Danville and Lexington, Donald Mitchell and Tim White both ran for the open Board of Directors seat. Lee Hood, Washington County, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors. Lee serve a four-year term.
Serving on the Ag Credit Board of Directors not only requires a significant time commitment, but also a deep understanding of agriculture economics. During the Ag Credit Regional Annual Meetings, held in Danville and Lexington, Donald Mitchell and Tim White both ran for the open Board of Directors seat. Both Donald Mitchell and Tim White expressed their interest in serving on the Ag Credit Board of Directors. Lee Hood of Washington County won the election and will be filling the director’s position. Ag Credit extends it’s appreciation to Donald White and Tim White for the willingness to serve on the Ag Credit Board of Directors.
Donald Mitchell operates a family owned farm Woodford County. The farming operation consists of stocker cattle and burley tobacco. They also produce hay for personal and retail use.
He is a past President and current board member of the Council of Burley Tobacco, and the Woodford County Farm Bureau. Mitchell is the former Chairman and current member of the Woodford County Conservation District, a member of the Woodford County Extension Advisory Committee and serves on the Board of the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative. He is also a past President of the Kentucky Young Farmers Association and a graduate of the Phillip Morris/University of Kentucky Ag Leadership program.
Tim White and his wife Amy own T A White Farm LLC, a beef cattle farm in Jessamine and Fayette Counties. They have a purebred Angus herd along with a commercial cow/calf herd. The Whites also run stockers on an annual basis and host an annual Angus bull sale, along with raising corn.
Currently, Mr. White serves as a Regional Vice President for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association; Vice President of the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association; and is a member of the Fayette County Ag Development Board.
During the Central Kentucky Ag Credit Regional Annual Meetings, in Danville and Lexington, Lee Hood, Washington County, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors. Lee serve a four-year term.
Hood leases 68 acres on her grandmother’s farm in Washington County. She operates a commercial cow/calf operation consisting of 30 head. She serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Clements Ag Supply Inc., a large agri-business in Springfield. Hood also partners with JP Blandford and they own 100 acres and lease 750 acres in Washington County. Together with their five children they operate as one farm family unit and run 172 commercial cows and 300 head of feeder cattle each year.
She is the Chairman of the Washington County Phase One, Treasurer of the St. Dominic Catholic School PTO and is a graduate of the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Leadership Program. Hood is also the past President of the Washington County Cattlemen’s Association. In her spare time she assists local Washington County farmers with bookkeeping.
She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and is 34-years-old. Hood is a member of the St. Dominic Catholic Church in Springfield.
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