Farm Credit Mid-America Announces Board of Directors Election Results



Voting customers of Farm Credit Mid-America have elected two incumbents and one new member to the Association’s Board of Directors.

November 05, 2017    |    News Stories
Louisville, Ky. (October 26, 2017) – Voting customers of Farm Credit Mid-America, a $22 billion financial services cooperative serving farmers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, have elected two incumbents and one new member to the Association’s Board of Directors:
  • Rachael Vonderhaar of Camden, Ohio
  • David Bates of Shepherdsville, Kentucky
  • Dale “Bud” Tucker of Greeneville, Tennessee  
“As a cooperative, Farm Credit Mid-America is effective and successful when our customers are actively engaged in voting” said Andrew Wilson, Farm Credit Mid-America Board Chair. “This engagement allows us to continue to partner to secure the future of rural communities and agriculture.”  

Farm Credit Mid-America directors are nominated for positions on a state-by-state basis within the Association’s four-state territory, and are elected by the Association’s voting customers.  Customers also vote on the Nominating Committee by state. The Nominating Committee selects candidates for both the Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee.  

Members of the 2018 Nominating Committee are as follows:  

INDIANA: Dan Arnholt, Columbus; A.J. Booher, West Lafayette; Lisa Hammock, Madison; Allen Mohler, Lebanon; John Powell, Warsaw.  

KENTUCKY: Kenneth Anderson, Winchester; Rodney Grusy, Elizabethtown; Chris Mitchell, Flemingsburg; Alice Maze Porter, Maysville; Glenn Williams, London.  

OHIO: Paul Andre, Wauseon; Johnita “Jo” Baumgardner, Jeffersonville; Cathy Lennartz, Ft. Recovery; Wayne McMichael, Wapakoneta; Virginia “Ginny” Zumberge, Celina.

TENNESSEE: Melanie Loyd, Pikeville; Ben Moore, Dresden; Ben Sanders, Columbia; Kyle Wills, Greeneville; John Woolfolk, Jackson.  

For more information on the Farm Credit Mid-America Board of Directors, visit:  

About Farm Credit Mid-America
Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative and has served the credit needs of farmers and rural residents across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee for over a century. Backed by the strength of nearly 100,000 customers and $22 billion in assets, Farm Credit Mid-America provides loans for real estate, operating, equipment, housing and related services such as crop insurance, and vehicle, equipment and building leases. For more information, call 1-800-444-FARM or visit