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Jeannie L. Dudding

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.

Dudding previously served as a Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension agriculture and natural resources agent in Giles County. She is now the agriculture teacher and FFA adviser 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 chair 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 two 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.