Board of Directors

Jerrel Heatwole

Northeast Area

Jerrel and his wife, Alma Jean, have been dairying since 1984 on the farm started by her grandfather. On Fair Hope Farms LLC, they care for nearly 200 livestock, milk about 70 cows and manage a broiler operation. He serves as vice chairman and treasurer of DFA’s Board of Directors, is a member of the Executive Committee and is chairman of the Northeast Area Council. Jerrel is active in dairy promotion by serving on the boards of his local Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, the United Dairy Industry Association and Dairy Management Inc.