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2018 Director Elections

Farm Credit East is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Director Elections. This year we had six outstanding candidates running for three seats. The Farm Credit East Tellers Committee met on April 18. Congratulations to the following candidates that were elected. 

Seat One: 4-Year Term

From the Eastern Nominating Region: Auburn, Bedford, Bridgeton, Dayville, Enfield, Flemington, Middleboro, Presque Isle and Riverhead offices.

  • Michael N. Brooks, (36), of Elmer, N.J., is managing partner and majority owner of Dusty Lane Farms LLC, a diverse 1,400-acre irrigated grain and vegetable farm, growing white potatoes, sweet corn, spinach, peppers, wheat, corn and soybeans. Learn more about Mike

Seat Two: 4-Year Term

From the Central Nominating Region: Burrville, Claverack, Cooperstown, Greenwich, Middletown and Potsdam offices.

  • Philip Jamison Jones, (42), of Shelton, Conn., is co-owner and managing member of Jones Family Farms, LLC, a 400-acre retail farm growing strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins and Christmas trees and owns Jones Family Farms Winery, LLC. Learn more about Jamie

Seat Three: 4-Year Term

From the Western Nominating Region: Batavia, Cortland, Geneva, Hornell and Mayville offices.

  • Terry Rider Zittel, (59), of Eden, N.Y., is corporate secretary and business manager of Amos Zittel & Sons, Inc., a wholesale vegetable, flower and retail market business growing 300 acres of fresh market vegetables, including sweet corn, peppers, lettuce and more. Learn more about Terry

We greatly appreciate all those who voted in the 2018 Director Elections!