Potatoes USA Reappoints 2023-24 Finance And Policy Committee Chair

Published online: Jun 05, 2023 Articles
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Denver – Jeff Jennings of Camden, North Carolina, was reappointed to the Potatoes USA Executive Committee on March 15, at the organization’s annual meeting.

Jennings is starting his sixth year on the Board and will serve his fourth year as Chair of the Finance and Policy Committee.

Jennings is the president of John E. Ferebee Farming and works with his wife, Susan Ferebee, vice president, and his sister-in-law, Martha Ferebee, the secretary-treasurer. Also involved in the operations are his three sons and a nephew, the eighth generation of farmers. John E. Ferebee Farming primarily produces white, red, and yellow potatoes. In addition to Jennings’ role on the Potatoes USA Board, he is the President of the Camden County, North Carolina Farm Bureau and a member of the North Carolina Potato Association.

“As Chair of the Committee, I am focused on making sure the financials run smoothly and look forward to what this next year holds,” says Jennings.

The Finance and Policy Committee oversees Potatoes USA’s financial information and makes recommendations to the Executive Committee on finance and policy-related matters, including the annual budget. The Committee also oversees the audit process.