Stockholders of Southern AgCredit recently re-elected Bryan “Scott” Bell of Lena, Miss., and Charles “Allen” Eubanks of Lucedale, Miss., to the lending cooperative’s board of directors. They will each serve three-year terms.
Bell is the owner/operator of Bell Livestock Inc. and is general manager of Bell Farms Inc. Both corporations are cattle, poultry, row crop and trucking operations in Scott and Leake counties, Mississippi.
Eubanks is the owner/operator of Eubanks Produce Inc., Melon Acres LLC, Eubanks Logistics LLC, Eubanks Land Company LLC, Double AJ Packers LLC, Charlie’s U-Pik LLC, and Farm Fresh Gourmet LLC, a vegetable growing and shipping operation.
“It is great to see the cooperative model in action, through the re-election of borrowers like Scott and Allen, who are voted into office by their fellow borrowers,” said Joe Hayman, chief executive officer. “These two directors are an integral part of a team that provides important direction to the institution and is dedicated to ensuring the safety and soundness of our operations.”
The Southern AgCredit 10-member board also includes Reggie Allen, of Brookhaven, Mississippi; John “Van” Bennett of Spearsville, Louisiana; Gene Boykin of Rolling Fork, Mississippi; T.C. Hall of Gloster, Louisiana; Larry Killebrew of Lexington, Mississippi; Kevin Rhodes of Pelahatchie, Mississippi; Emery Skelton of Winterville, Mississippi; and Linda Staniszewski of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.