Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


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Ag Board Members

From left to right, back row: Chuck Grove, Pete Fellers, Jeff Powers (Chairman), Keith Tuck, Matt Baumgardner, Ken Palmer, and Ronnie Gross. Front row: Pam Willoughby, Dr. Don Gardner, Lindsay Tomlinson, W.P. Johnson, and Ken Newman.

JEFFREY M. POWERS – CHAIRMAN

1376 Altice Rd.
Moneta, VA 24121
Powers Tractor
jmpowers@aol.com
(540) 890-4055/day
(540) 520-4332/cell
District: 1
January 2020

DR. DON L. GARDNER – VICE CHAIRMAN

1751 Gardner Farm Rd.
Huddleston, VA 24104
Gardner Heifers
DLGGAR@aol.com
(540) 871-0246
District: 3
January 2018

PAMELA H. WILLOUGHBY – SECRETARY

2749 Saunders Grove Dr.
Moneta, VA 24121
Deer Run Farm
p_willoughby@hughes.net
(540) 297-7171
(540) 875-8655/cell
District: 6
January 2020

Matt Baumgardner

1087 Little Acres Road
Vinton, VA 24179
frmboy89@yahoo.com
(540) 890-1451
District: At-Large
Filling unexpired term
January 2017

Pete Fellers

2840 Roaring Run Road
Goode, VA 24556
farmerdude4337@yahoo.com
(540) 586-4337
District: 7
January 2020

Ronnie Gross

P.O. Box 628
Bedford, VA 24523
Gross’ Orchard
ronnie.gross61@gmail.com
(540) 874-4749
District: 5
January 2020

Chuck Grove

1919 Goshen Rd.
Forest, VA 24551
chuckgrove64@hotmail.com
(434) 525-4687 or 2249
District: 4
January 2018

Beth Bays

P.O. Box 150
Huddleston, VA 24104
buckscrapefarms1241@gmail.com
540-537-7513
District: At-large
January 2019

Sam Gardner

1751 Gardners Farm Rd.
Huddleston, VA 24104
Garnder Heifers
(540) 297 – 7444
District: At-Large
January 2019

Kenneth B. Newman

1223 Royal Oak Farm Dr.
Evington, VA 24550
royaloakfarmllc@gmail.com
Royal Oak Farm
(540) 297-3299
District: At-Large
January 2019

Joy Powers

1211 Westside Lane
Moneta, VA 24121
joypowersva@gmail.com
Powers Tractor
(540) 521-3285
District: 2
January 2022

Lindsay Tomlinson

1171 Simpkins Lake
Bedford, VA 24523
L.Tomlinson@bedford.k12.va.us
(434) 664-8026
District: At-Large
Filling an unexpired term
December 31, 2020


Ag Board Staff

Scott Baker

Extension Agent – Agriculture
122 E. Main St., Suite 102
Bedford, VA 24523
scbaker@vt.edu
(540) 586-7675

Traci Blido

Economic Development Director
122 E. Main St., Suite 202
Bedford, VA 24523
tblido@bedfordcountyva.gov
(540) 587-5670

Julia Peters

Transcriber – Office of Economic Development
122 E. Main St., Suite 202
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 587-5670