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FACCT Leadership

FACCT is a non-profit, member based organization that is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors are made up of representatives from the following organizations that have vested interest in FACCT. The Executive Director executes the organizational goals on a day to day basis.

Board of Directors
Charles Hord
Dr. Warren Gill
TN Cattlemen's Association
Valerie Bass
TN Beef
Denise Jones
TN Dairy
Stan Butt
John Bayless
TN Dairy
Phyliss Ferguson
James Mathis
TN Pork
Tracy Rafferty
Dr. Pramir Maharjan
TN Poultry
TN Sheep
Mark Powell
Debbie Joines
Reyes Rich
Stefan Maupin
TN Soybean
Carol Reed
TN Corn
Terri McElroy

TN Feed & Grain
Mark Farrar
TN Walking Horse Breeders & Exhibitors
David Pruett
Tommy Hall
Walking Horse Owners Association
Korry Bailey
TN Quarter Horse
Katie Rieban
Tosh Farm
Sheriff Tim Fuller
TN Sheriff's
Dr. Samantha Beaty
TN Department of
Dr. Lew Strickland
University of TN
Animal Science
Dr. Jessica Carter
Middle Tennessee
State University
Jimmy Ogilvie
TN Farmers Cooperative
Kevin Hensley
Kristen Walker
TN Farm Bureau Federation
Scott Lewis
Jonathan Boyce
Farm Credit of
Craig Taylor
Tom Barnett
TN Livestock Marketing Association
Dr. Margie Carter
TN Vet Medical
Middle TN
Vet Service
Dr. Mandy Willis
Officers: Dr. Warren Gill, President     Kevin Hensley, Vice President     Jimmy Ogilvie, Treasurer    Julie Giles, Secretary

Meet the Executive Director

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As the director of FACCT Julie works across the state to promote, connect, and educate on livestock welfare. She oversees the day to day operations of the organization and achieves the goals set by the board. Julie’s background is in the dairy industry where she was apart of the family dairy until its dispersal in 2017. Julie operates a beef cattle operation with her husband and daughter in Lewisburg, TN. She enjoys preserving the image of the animal agriculture industry for producers across Tennessee.

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