Steve Verett — Lubbock, Texas — Secretary/Treasurer
Steve serves as advisor to the CEO for Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. (PCG) and was mostly recently the CEO of PGC, a certified cotton producer organization representing cotton producers in 41 counties in the Texas High Plains. Before joining PCG in July of 1997, he served as the Executive Director for the Texas Food & Fibers Commission. Steve is an active member of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and served as Chairman of the Chamber. He remains actively involved with his son Kristofer, in a 4000 acre farming operation in Crosby County.
Jimmy Clark — Lubbock, Texas — Executive Director
Jimmy is a familiar and respected force for agriculture in the Southwest Region. He served as district representative for Congressman Combest and as Deputy Chief of Staff for his successor Congressman Randy Neugebauer for 23 years. Jimmy understands the issues that are important to business and agriculture, and has dedicated a career to improving economic opportunity for the region. In addition to his life of public service, Jimmy has continued to build and improve a third generation family farming operation near Acuff, Texas.