Hen Council

The objectives of the Hen Council are to study fowl processing, identify research needs, and recommend speakers and activities to the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's board of directors. The council helps establish specifications for fowl products and helps identify marketing opportunities.

Council Members

Chairman, Brad Respess, Tip Top Poultry, Inc.
Vice-chairman, Lon Peterson, Butterfield Foods Co.
Steve Anderson, Lamex Foods
John Comino, Southern Hens, Inc.
Bill Crider, Crider, Inc.
Josh Fisher, B & B POultry Co., Inc.
Mitch Forstie, Tip Top Poultry, Inc.
Brad Holcomb, Tyson Foods, Inc.

Sales Contacts

Robin Burress
Tip Top Poultry
P.O. Box 6338
Marietta, GA 30065
(770) 973-8070
Fax: (770) 565-3436
robinb@tiptoppoultry.com

Brent Butler
Simmons Foods
P.O. Box 430
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
(501) 524-8151
Fax: (501) 524-8162
bbutler@simfoods.com

Randy Carr
New Market Poultry Products, Inc.
P.O. Box 220
New Market, VA 22844
(804) 376-2382
Fax: (804) 376-2684

John A. Comino
Southern Hens, Inc.
P.O. Box 8000
Moselle, MS 39459
(601) 582-2262
Fax: (601) 543-0290

Mike Downs
Tony Downs Foods
400 Armstrong Blvd. N
St. James, MN 56081
(507) 375-3111
Fax: (507) 375-3048
mdowns@tonydownsfoods.com

Mark Fisher / Lou Rothman
B & B Poultry Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 307
Norma, NJ 08347
(856) 692-8893
Fax: (856) 692-0438

Dave Holmgren
Butterfield Foods, Co.
225 Hubbard Ave.
P.O. Box 229
Butterfield, MN 56081
(507) 956-5103
Fax: (507) 956-5751
dholmgren@butterfieldfoods.com

Richard Shipman
Tyson Foods
212 E. Elm Street
Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 636-1620
Fax: (479) 636-7677
richard.shipman@tyson.com

Steve Tenney
All State Quality Foods L.P.
901 North Main
P.O. Box 365
Charles City, IA 50616
(641) 228-5023
Fax: (641) 228-2624
asqflp2@fiai.net