~ Press release issued by Virginia Farm Bureau Federation
Woodstock beef cattle farmer Justin Pence was elected Nov. 30 to a three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.
Elections of officers and directors were held during the VFBF 2022 Annual Meeting of Voting Delegates.
As a board member Pence will represent Farm Bureau producer members in Clarke, Frederick, Loudoun, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren counties.
He has served on the Shenandoah County Farm Bureau board for the past 16 years, half of those as the organization’s president. He is a member of the VFBF Member Services Advisory Committee and the Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom Fundraising Committee.
In addition to his Farm Bureau involvement, Pence serves on the boards of the Shenandoah County Economic Development Council, the Shenandoah Agricultural Foundation and the Woodstock/Edinburg Community Baseball organization.
In 2016, Pence was named Citizen of the Year by the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Virginia Tech, and currently serves as chief operating officer of BluePoint ATM Solutions. He also runs a beef cattle and hay operation in Edinburg.
He and his wife, Jamie, have one son, Anderson.
With 133,000 members in 88 county Farm Bureaus, VFBF is Virginia’s largest farmers’ advocacy group. Farm Bureau is a non-governmental, nonpartisan, voluntary organization committed to supporting Virginia’s agriculture.
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