September 2017
Co-op Matters

Alabama Council of Cooperatives Names New President

AFC’s Samantha Carpenter was named President at the council’s July board meeting.

Samantha Carpenter, social media specialist for AFC, was named president of the Alabama Council of Cooperatives at their July board meeting. The ACC is an organization comprised of various cooperative associations in the state that are owned and controlled by farmers-members. These cooperatives provide facilities for marketing the agricultural products of their members and/or provide agricultural supplies or farm business services such as farm and crop financing, electricity, mutual insurance and telecommunication services.

The ACC works to promote cooperative business and education in Alabama by a Cooperative Youth Conference, a Young Couples Conference and a Scholarship Recipient Dinner.