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NPPC elects new president

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) in the USA has elected Jill Appell, co-owner of Appell's Pork Farms of Altona, Illinois, to be the council's new president.

Appell, elected for a one-year term, succeeds Joy Philippi, from Bruning, Nebraska, who will serve on the board as immediate past president.

The NPPC also elected more new officers and directors:

• Bryan Black (Ned Black & Sons farm in Canal Winchester, Ohio) was named president-elect

• Don Butler (director government relations and public affairs with Murphy-Brown) vice president.

Related website:
• National Pork Producers Council (NPPC)

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