2022 State Board of Directors

The State Board of Directors of the PA Farm Bureau are elected by county members and represent 54 county Farm Bureaus in 16 districts across PA.

PA Farm Bureau is one of 51 state Farm Bureaus that make up the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). All 50 states, plus Puerto Rico, have state and county boards of directors, which fall under the umbrella of the board of directors at the national level in AFBF.

2022 PFB Board of Directors
Front row, l to r seated: David Graybill, Juniata; Jim Barbour, Susquehanna; Michael Stolitca, Chief Administrative Office; Richard Ebert, President, Westmoreland; Chris Hoffman, Vice President, Juniata; John Painter, Tioga/Potter.

Back row, l to r standing: Gretchen Winklosky, Westmoreland; Tommy Nagle, Cambria; Charlie Porter, Columbia; Clair Esbenshade, Snyder; Rick Leese, Fulton; Andy Bater, Centre; Mark Muir, Erie; Don Buckman, Bucks; Drew Ross, Washington; Larry Cogan, Somerset; William Thiele, Butler; Luke Brubaker, Lancaster; Howard Robinson, Chester/Delaware, Ray McMinn, Elk and Michele McMinn, Elk.

Chief Officers of the State Board of Directors

Chris HoffmanChris Hoffman


CAP Michael StolitcaMichael Stolitca

Chief Administrative Officer

State Board of Directors by District

* Executive Committee Member | Underline indicates home county

James Barbour-state board directorJames Barbour*

District 1 State Board Director
Susquehanna, Wayne/Pike, Wyoming/Lackawanna

Don Buckman - state board directorDon Buckman

District 2 State Board Director
Bucks, Lehigh, Northampton/Monroe

Howard Robinson - state board directorHoward Robinson

District 3 State Board Director
Berks, Chester/Delaware, Montgomery

Charlie Porter - state board directorCharlie Porter

District 4 State Board Director
Columbia, Luzerne, Schuylkill/Carbon

John Painter II - state board directorJohn Painter II*

District 5 State Board Director
Bradford/Sullivan, McKean/Potter, Tioga/Potter

Andy Bater - state board directorAndy Bater

District 6 State Board Director
Centre, Clinton, Lycoming

Clair Esbenshade - state board directorClair Esbenshade

District 7 State Board Director
Montour, Northumberland,
Snyder, Union

Luke Brubaker - state board directorLuke Brubaker

District 8 State Board Director
Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, York

Rick Leese - state board directorRick Leese

District 9 State Board Director
Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton

David Graybill - state board directorDavid Graybill*

District 10 State Board Director
Huntingdon, Juniata,
Mifflin, Perry

Larry Cogan - state board directorLarry Cogan

District 11 State Board Director
Bedford, Blair, Somerset

Tommy Nagle - state board directorTommy Nagle, Jr.

District 12 State Board Director
Cambria, Clearfield, Indiana

Ray McMinn - state board director district 13Ray McMinn

District 13 State Board Director
Armstrong, Clarion/Venango/Forest, Elk, Jefferson

Mark Muir - state board directorMark Muir

District 14 State Board Director
Crawford, Erie, Warren

William Thiele - state board director district 15William Thiele

District 15  State Board Director
Beaver/Lawrence, Butler, Mercer

Gretchen Winkosky - state board director district 16Gretchen Winklosky

District 16 State Board Director
Fayette, Greene,
Washington, Westmoreland

Michelle McMinn - Womens Leadership State Committee ChairMichele McMinn

Women’s Leadership
State Committee Chair

Drew RossDrew Ross

Young Ag Professionals
State Committee Chair