Donny Green, County Executive Director of the DeKalb-Cannon County Farm Service Agency, says the DeKalb-Cannon FSA County Committee met in regular session on Thursday, December 9, 2021 to canvass and tabulate the ballots received in the 2021 Local Administrative Area (LAA) # 1 (DeKalb County) and LAA # 5 (Cannon County) county committee elections.
For LAA # 1, Jimmy Womack was elected to serve as Committee Member. Jimmy Herndon was elected to serve as the 1st Alternate for LAA # 1. For
LAA # 5, Robert “Bob” Melton was elected to serve as Committee Member. Fred Adams was elected to serve as the 1st Alternate for LAA # 5. Elected members began their terms on January 1, 2022.
The DeKalb-Cannon FSA County Committee met on January 4, 2022 to conduct its Organizational Meeting. For 2022, the Committee selected R.V. Billings, Jr. as the Chairperson, and Robert Melton as the Vice-Chairperson. Jimmy Womack, Terry Young, and Grant Williams serve as members of the Committee. Mary Sanders serves as the Committee Advisor. The Committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at the DeKalb-Cannon County USDA Service Center located at 647 Bright Hill Rd.
Green says that the DeKalb-Cannon FSA County Committee and office staff wish to express their appreciation to voters in LAA # 1 and LAA # 5 who participated in the election by voting and returning their ballots. "The local County Committees are a very important part of Farm Service Agency's program delivery and administrative processes," added Green.
For more information about FSA's County Committees or other program inquiries, call 597-8225 (extension 2) or come by the DeKalb-Cannon County Farm Service Agency office at 647 Bright Hill Street in Smithville. You can also visit the agency’s web site at: www.fsa.usda.gov.