MECHANICSBURG AgChoice Farm Credit recently recognized two retiring directors and welcomed two new directors. The Board of Directors also installed a new leadership committee team.
Retiring directors include Paul McPherson, Region 3, south central Pennsylvania, and Mac Reeves, one of two Appointed Outside directors. Combined, the duo had 39 years of experience with the AgChoice Board of Directors.
The Board appointed Larry Seibert as the new Appointed Outside director for 2016.
Seibert lives in Lewisburg and works for Ben Franklin Technology Partners, a company that helps entrepreneurs create and grow successful businesses. Kevin Grim, Thomasville, was elected by customer-owners to fill Paul McPherson s seat for Region 3. A grain farmer for 23 years, Grim grows corn, soybeans and wheat, and also custom harvests and plants for other farmers in his community.
Stacy Houseknecht, At-Large director, and Shawn Wolfinger, Region 1 director, north central and northwest Pennsylvania, were re-elected to the Board.
We are privileged to work with an outstanding Board of Directors who is committed to our Shared Purpose statement of inspiring growth in our families, businesses and rural communities, said Darrell Curtis, AgChoice president and CEO. As we celebrate our Farm Credit Centennial in 2016, we look forward to another 100 years of supporting agriculture, with our Board s leadership.
New AgChoice committee leadership and members assigned for 2016 are as follows.
The Executive and Compensation Committee:
Donald Cotner (Danville) – Board Chair
Shawn Wolfinger (Coudersport) – Board Vice Chair
Dennis Spangler (New Berlin)
Brandon Weary (Newville)
Samuel BowerCraft (New Cumberland) – Committee Chair
Larry Seibert (Lewisburg)
Charles Ulmer, Jr. (Cogan Station)
Christine Waddell (Townville)
Richard Allen (Smock) – Committee Chair
Kevin Grim (Thomasville)
Stacy Houseknecht (Columbia Crossroads)
William Jackson (New Salem)
AgChoice Farm Credit is an Agricultural Credit Association with $1.7 billion in gross loan assets. Through 10 branch offices, it provides financial services to approximately 7,700 voting customer-owners in 52 counties in central, western and northern Pennsylvania as well as four counties in West Virginia.