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Tazewell farmer elected chairman of VFBF Young Farmers Committee

Tazewell farmer elected chairman of VFBF Young Farmers Committee

Tazewell County farmer and math teacher Michelle Fox was elected Nov. 30 to a two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee.

Elections of officers and directors were held during the VFBF 2022 Annual Meeting of Voting Delegates. The VFBF Young Farmers Committee chairman also serves on the organization’s board of directors.

Fox, a Tazewell County native, was involved in FFA as a youth and now teaches math at Tazewell Middle School.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Bluefield University and an associate’s degree in education from Southwest Virginia Community College, and has earned licenses in elementary education and middle school math.

Fox has been actively involved in the VFBF Young Farmers Program for many years and serves on the Tazewell County Farm Bureau board of directors and Women’s Committee. She also serves as treasurer of the Clearfork Volunteer Fire Department and is a member of the Fort Maiden Spring Daughters of the American Revolution, the Seasons IV Garden Club and the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society-XI Chapter.

She and her husband, Nathan, have represented District 1 on the VFBF Young Farmers Committee since 2019. They reside in Tazewell with their children, Jacob and Jonathan.

With 133,000 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. View more convention news as it is shared at, and follow us on social media via #VFBFannualmtg22.

Contact Pam Wiley, vice president of communications, at 804-291-6315.