Charlie Wootton » VFGC Board
The Virginia Forage and Grassland Council is comprised of people dedicated to forages and animal agriculture and their roles in Virginia’s quality of life. We are governed by 12 directors representing farmers and agribusiness and six non-voting technical advisors representing governmental and educational organizations.
Our membership elects Directors for three-year terms. Directors are limited to two consecutive terms. The Council president, secretary and treasurer are elected by the directors. Technical advisors are appointed for three-year terms by the directors. Officers, directors and technical advisors receive no financial compensation for their services.
Board of Directors is made up of 18 members in good standing including 12 elected members (6 industry and 6 producer), then 6 appointed directors serving as technical advisors.
Charlie is a native of Nottoway County. He graduated from VA Tech in 1972 with a degree in Agricultural Education. He is a former USAF pilot and has over 40 years’ experience raising beef cattle on the family farm. He is currently employed as Senior Conservation Specialist with the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District.
Treasurer and Registered Agent
Industry Directors: 6 elected by membership (Article IV Section 1a)
Producer Directors: 6 elected by membership (Article IV Section 1a)
Technical Advisors (6 – non voting Directors – Agricultural Agency Representatives appointed by the Board)