May 25, 2023
USPOULTRY names new president
The board of directors of the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has appointed Nath Morris as the organisation's next president.
He will succeed John Starkey, who will retire in August. Starkey will remain as advisor through the end of the year.
Morris has been serving as executive vice president - expo at USPOULTRY. He managed the International Poultry Expo (IPE), part of the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). He has been on the USPOULTRY staff since 2014.
Morris has an extensive background in the poultry industry. Prior to joining USPOULTRY staff, he had been US sales manager at Perdue Farms/Heritage Breeders, territory manager at Arbor Acres Farms/Aviagen, territory manager at Meyn USA and QA manager at Seaboard Farms of Athens.
During his industry career, Morris was also involved as a volunteer in USPOULTRY programmes, including participating for many years in the Association's annual Hatchery-Breeder Clinic.
Morris has also been active in his community, including serving as a member of the Hall County Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Hall County Board of Education, president of the Georgia School Board Association executive committee and member of the Administrative Board of the First United Methodist Church. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in poultry science at the University of Georgia.
"I am happy to be a part of US Poultry & Egg Association," Morris said. "And I am excited about serving as president of such a great organisation and look forward to advancing our legacy as the All-Feather organisation serving the poultry and egg industry in so many areas. USPOULTRY is the industry's largest and most dynamic organization, and we will keep building on that tradition."