Sandhills AGInnovation Center Governing Board

SAIC Governing Board

Position Name Organization
County Commissioner              Don Bryant Richmond BOC
County Commissioner Herb Long Richmond BOC
Richmond Producer Lee Berry The Berry Patch
Richmond Producer Jed Lambeth Triple L Farm
Moore Producer John Blue Highlander’s Farm
Richmond Economic Dev Martie Butler Richmond County
Moore Economic Dev Pat Corso Moore Partners in Progress
Buyer/Stakeholder Wayne Crawford FirstHealth
Buyer/Stakeholder Krista Morgan Lowes’ Foods
Community Health Holly Haire Richmond Health Dept.
At-Large Brian Baucom First Bank
At-Large Charles Hammond Retired Moore Ext Dir
Ex-Officio Bryan Land Richmond County
Ex-Officio Susan Kelly  Richmond County Extension
Ex-Officio Paige Burns Richmond County Extension
Ex-Officio Taylor Williams Moore County Extension


The Governing Board of the Sandhills AGInnovation Center (SAIC) will meet at least quarterly to monitor the progress of the food hub business and advise the SAIC Manager. The purpose of the Governing Board is to ensure that the SAIC is operating in the interest of Richmond County Board of County Commissioners, satisfying the objectives of the major funders and appropriately utilizing public funds.

Governing Board members will have either a one year or two-year term, establishing a rotating board with continuity of expertise.