During the last Board Meeting held in WFO Headquarters, Mr. David George Velde, WFO Board Member for North America, was elected new Vice-President of the World Farmers’ Organisation.
Mr. Velde is a graduate of Metropolitan State University (B.S.) and Hamline University School of Law (J.D.). He was Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Minnesota and currently is Chief Counsel and Vice President of International Relations for NFU. He is also the owner of the Velde Moore Ltd. in Alexandria, MN. Mr. Velde serves as a United States Bankruptcy Trustee and is a member of the Board of Directors of the First State Bank of Alexandria.
He represents WFO at the Unidroit Working Group for the preparation of a legal Guide on Contract Farming.
WFO congratulates with the new Vice-President, wishing him a successful and fruitful mandate.