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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 fifth term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors in December 2020.

Edmondson is chair of the VFBF Livestock Advisory Committee and is a member of the Membership Services Advisory Committee.

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 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 serves on the board of trustees of the Boys Home of Virginia in Covington, and is past chair and a past board member of the Historic Crab Orchard Museum. She also is rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Marion.

Edmondson is married to Keith Everett Edmondson, who owns and operates a farm in Washington County. She has two adult children who are actively involved in agriculture.