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Emily F. Edmondson

Emily F. Edmondson

Board of Directors, District 1

Counties: Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell and Wise

Tazewell County cattle producer Emily F. Edmondson was elected to a third term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors in December 2014.

Edmondson is chairman of the VFBF Livestock Advisory Committee and is a member of the Burley Tobacco Advisory Committee and Membership Services Advisory Committee. She also serves on the Syracuse, N.Y.-based Countryway Insurance Co. board of directors.

She owns and operates Fisher Cove Farm LLC with her son, John Fisher. She has served on the Tazewell County Farm Bureau board of directors for the past 18 years and is a past president of that organization.

She is a board member of the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture Innovation and Rural Sustainability and served on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC board of trustees from 2003 to 2005. Additionally, she is past chairman and a board member of the Historic Crab Orchard Museum, and she is rector of the Christ Episcopal Church in Marion.

Edmondson is married to Keith Everett Edmondson, who owns and operates a farm in Washington County. She has two grown children.