Jeannie L. Dudding
Board of Directors, District 4
Counties: Alleghany, Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, Henry, Patrick and Roanoke
Jeannie L. Dudding of Craig County was elected in December 2020 to a three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.
As a board member, Dudding will represent Farm Bureau producer members in Alleghany, Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, Henry, Patrick and Roanoke counties.
Dudding previously served as an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at Giles High School.
She currently serves as president of the Craig County Farm Bureau and has served on that organization’s board for the past 17 years. She is chair of the VFBF Equine Advisory Committee.
She also has been involved with the Craig Farm Bureau Young Farmers Committee and served as its chairman for two years. In 2013 Dudding won the VFBF Young Farmers Discussion Meet, and in 2015 she was named Farm Woman of the Year by the VFBF Women’s Leadership Committee.
Dudding holds a master’s degree in career and technical education from Virginia Tech and bachelor’s degrees in animal science and education from the University of Connecticut.
She and her husband, Jason, have an Angus cow-calf operation. They have two children, Layton and Evie, who are both active in 4-H and FFA with their own livestock projects.