Our members in the poultry and egg industry have served as the foundation and governing body of our organization since its inception.

The foresight of the founding fathers of this organization has carried over to today’s generation of poultry executives.

Many of our active members and those that currently serve on our Board of Directors are second, third, and fourth generation Arkansas poultry industry family members.

Executive Committee

Duane Weems, Peco Foods

Keith Smith, Keith Smith Company, Inc.
Vice Chairman

Billy Hufford, Aviagen, Inc.

Eddie Halter, Pilgrim's

Toby TappWayne Sanderson
Ex Officio

Shane Acosta, Cargill
Scott Gustin, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Billy Pharis, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Sara Throne, Simmons Foods, Inc.
Darrell Stoner, Elanco
Chance Bryant, Cobb-Vantress, LLC
Tim Thompson, Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.
Randy Reed, Complex Manager, Butterball, LLC
Lindsey Perry, Safe Foods
Mark Weathers, Simmons Foods, Inc.


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