Kevin Garland, Chairman of the National Chicken Council, has announced the names of those industry representatives who will serve on NCC’s 2023 Human Resource, Marketing and Safety & Health Committees. Devin Wood, Corporate Human Resources Manager, Harrison Poultry, was appointed chairman by USPOULTRY last year to lead the Human Resource Committee. This committee is part of the Joint Poultry Industry Human Resource Council, along with the human resource committees of USPOULTRY and NTF.

Dr. Carl Heeder, Senior Director of Live Operations, Mountaire Farms, will serve a second term as chair of the Poultry Health Committee. Adrienne Allison, Director of Safety, Poultry, Tyson Foods, was also appointed by USPOULTRY last year to head up the Safety & Health Committee (NCC, National Turkey Federation and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association are part of the Joint Poultry Industry Safety and Health Council).

Human Resource Committee:  Devin Wood (Chairman), Harrison Poultry

Angela Alvarado, Holmes Foods
Rebecca Bennett, Fieldale Farms
Mark Bland, Claxton Poultry
Lisa Burdick, Pilgrim’s
Jennifer Buster, Wayne-Sanderson Farms
Jacqueline Hanson, Tyson Foods
Sarah Hendricks, Peco Foods
Jessica Kolterman, Lincoln Premium Poultry
D. Lauderdale, Esq., Jackson Lewis
Terri Middlebrooks, Mar-Jac Poultry
Leonard Parks, Case Foods
Craig Schweiger, Perdue Farms
Russell Tooley, Simmons Foods
Arturo Towns, Foster Farms
Patrick Townsend, Mountaire
Anissa Turner, Amick Farms
Liz Weldon, Allen Harim Foods
James Wimberly, Jr., Wimberly, Lawson, Steckel, Schneider & Stine


Poultry Health Committee:  Dr. Carl Heeder (Chairman), Mountaire Farms

Luke Baldwin, Lincoln Premium Poultry
Mark Burleson, Wayne-Sanderson Farms
Charles Corsiglia, Foster Farms
Jeff Courtney, Pilgrim’s
Will Dillard, Peco Foods
Kurt Dobson, George’s
Jeannell Goines, J.B. Hunt
Scott Gustin, Tyson Foods
David Hermes, Perdue Foods
Eric Heskett, Case Farms
Vance Keaton, Live Oak Bank
Albert Payne, Mar-Jac Poultry
Bert Payne, Claxton Poultry
Bill Ricken, Amick Farms
Rob Shirley, Adisseo
Sara Throne, Simmons Foods
Sarah Tilley, Fieldale Farms
Robert Watson, Allen Harim Foods
Scott Westall, Cobb-Vantress


Safety & Health Committee:  Adrienne Allison (Chairman), Tyson Foods

Heath Bunch, Foster Farms
Randy Clapsadl, Morris & Associates
Frank Cruice, Perdue Foods
Mike Crutcher, Allen Harim Foods
Rhonda Frye, Amick Farms
Trey Guedry, CORE Occupational Medicine
Alex Hilliker, ChemDAQ
Vernon James, John Soules Foods
Richard Lonneman, AssuredPartners
Reggie McLee, Wayne-Sanderson Farms
Terri Middlebrooks, Mar-Jac Poultry
Norman Parker, Claxton Poultry
Tyler Parlier, Case Foods
Nathan Pechacek, Ecolab
Derek Pierce, Fieldale Farms
Chad Randolph, Pilgrim’s
Kenny Sandlin, George’s
J. Stine, Wimberly, Lawson, Steckel, Schneider & Stine
Tony Stone, Holmes Foods
Pete Van Derlyke, Peco Foods
John Ward, Mountaire Farms
Bruce White, Lockton Companies
Devin Wood, Harrison Poultry