ABOUT US

The Council for Burley Tobacco is a grower organization that was established to represent the interests of the burley tobacco grower in all segments of the burley industry, encourage and develop a better understanding between burley producers and the general public, and provide a forum in which all matters of the tobacco industry may be discussed.

 

Board of Directors

 

President

Darrell Varner

Grower-at-large

Vice President

Al Pedigo

Grower-at-large

 

Secretary/Treasurer

Hampton Henton

Grower-at-large

 

Barry Bush

Burley Stabilization Corporation

Larry Clark

Kentucky Farm Bureau

Chris Clark

Grower-at-large

Brad Shearn

Grower-at-large

 

Bob James

Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative

 

Dale Seay

Grower-at-large

 

Eddie Warren

Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative

Shane Wiseman

Kentucky Farm Bureau

    

Membership

 

All burley tobacco producers are eligible for membership in the Council for Burley Tobacco.  In addition, established organizations and associations constituted with a membership with a direct interest and concern in burley tobacco production are eligible for membership, but the representatives for these organizations and associations must be active burley tobacco producers or the President of the organization or association.

 

To sign up as a member of the Council for Burley Tobacco click the link below and email your name, farm name, and address to register as a member.

 

Organization

Articles of Incorporation

Bylaws

 

Annual Meeting Minutes

Below are the approved meeting minutes for the Council for Burley Tobacco.

September 29, 2020

March 19, 2019

January 12, 2018

January 20, 2017

 

January 16, 2016

 

January 17, 2015

 

January 17, 2014 

 

April 18, 2013

 

March 21, 2013

 

Minutes before 2013