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Hundley elected to chair Farm Bureau Women’s Committee

Faye Hundley of Essex County was elected Dec. 1 to a two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Committee.

Elections of officers and directors were held at the VFBF 2016 Annual Convention in Hot Springs.

The VFBF Women’s Program, for which the Women’s Committee serves as a steering body, provides leadership and service opportunities for farm women and sponsors events that help educate the public about agriculture. The Women’s Committee chairman also serves on the VFBF board of directors.

Hundley, who lives in Champlain, is serving her second term on the VFBF Women’s Committee, representing the Eastern District, and has been vice chairman of the committee for two years. She has served eight years as chairman of the Essex County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee.

She is a member of the VFBF Legislative Committee. She also has been an Essex Farm Bureau member for 25 years and serves on that organization’s board as secretary.

Hundley is involved with her local Farm Service Agency committee, the Three Rivers Soil and Water Conservation District, the Essex County branch of Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Virginia Grain Producers Association and Rivahfest in Tappahannock.

She is a 2016 graduate of the American Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Communication Boot Camp and a member of the AFBF Grassroots Outreach Team.

Hundley and her husband, Jay, are third-generation grain farmers. She attends Upper Essex Baptist Church, where she serves as deacon and financial secretary and on other committees. She also is a coach and volunteer for Area 28 of  Special Olympics Virginia.
With 126,000 members in 88 county Farm Bureaus, VFBF is Virginia’s largest farmers’ advocacy group. Farm Bureau is a non-governmental, nonpartisan, voluntary organization committed to supporting Virginia’s agriculture industry and preserving the Virginia way of life. View more convention news as it becomes available at, or get updates via Twitter (@vafbnews).

Contact Greg Hicks, VFBF vice president of communications, at 804-290-1139.