Board of Directors


Benny Bunting
Staff Representative
RAFI Lead Farm Advocate
Oak City, NC

Archie L. Hart
Special Assistant to NC Commissioner of Agriculture
Knightdale, NC

Mary K. Hendrickson, Vice President
Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology at the University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Alex Hitt, President
Organic Farmer, Peregrine Farm
Graham, NC

Lenwood V. Long, Sr.
President/CEO, The Support Center
Raleigh, NC

LaRhea Pepper
Managing Director, Textile Exchange
Lander, WY

Randi Ilyse Roth, Treasurer
Attorney and Executive Director of Philanthropy, Otto Bremer Foundation
Saint Paul, MN

Shirley Sherrod
Co-founder, Southwest Georgia Project
Albany, GA

Tom Trantham, Emeritus
Dairy Farmer, Trantham’s 12 Aprils Dairy and Happy Cow Creamery, Inc.
Pelzer, SC