RICHMOND, Va. — A. Faye Hundley of Champlain in Essex County was recognized Jan. 25 for five years of service as chair of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee.
VFBF President Wayne F. Pryor presented an award to Hundley at a Farm Bureau board meeting in Richmond.
The VFBF Women’s Program, for which the Women’s Leadership 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 Leadership Committee chair also serves on the VFBF board of directors.
Hundley previously served as vice chair of the VFBF Women’s Leadership Committee and has chaired the Essex County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee for the past 14 years.
She also serves as Essex County Farm Bureau’s president and has been a member of that organization for more than 30 years. Additionally, she serves on the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom board of directors and is a past member of the VFBF Legislative Committee.
Hundley is a member of the AFBF Grassroots Outreach Team and a 2016 graduate of the American Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Communication Boot Camp.
She and her husband, Jay, are third-generation grain farmers. She attends Upper Essex Baptist Church, where she serves as a deacon and financial secretary and in other roles. She also is a coach and volunteer for Area 28 of Special Olympics Virginia.
With 132,000 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. For more news and information visit vafb.com/newsroom.
–Alice Kemp, Virginia Farm Bureau