Board of Directors

The NC Strawberry Association is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization. It is funded primarily by membership dues and by the North Carolina Strawberry Assessment. The association is governed by a board of directors elected by the members. The nine members of the board are elected for three-year terms. Officers must be strawberry growers.

Board Members

Jim Warenda, FreshPik Produce, Kenley, NC – President

Austin Wrenn, Wrenn Farms, Zebulon, NC – Vice President

Karma Lee, Buckwheat Farm, Apex, NC – Treasurer

Brian Nance, H&H Farm Machine Co, Inc., Monroe, NC

Ron Edwards, Springs Farm, Fort Mill, SC

Beth Taylor, The Strawberry Patch, Whitakers, NC

Mark Lyon, Lyon Farms, Creedmoor, NC

Bernie Kenan, Bernie’s Berries, Greensboro, NC

Michael Beal, Kildee Farm, Ramseur, NC

Advisors

Debbie Hamrick, Raleigh, NC

Joshua Mays, Eagle Springs, NC

Dexter Hill, Kinston, NC

Zvezdana Pesic-VanEsbroeck, Raleigh, NC

Tom Melton, Raleigh, NC

David Dycus, Sanford, NC

Mark Hoffmann, Raleigh, NC

Staff

Kristy Phillips, Executive Secretary, Siler City, NC