About Us

The Virginia State Dairymen’s Association was founded in 1907. The goal of the VSDA is to represent and promote the dairy industry in Virginia. The VSDA is a member-organization that spans the state of Virginia and represents its member’s views on a state and federal level.


We are committed to ensuring a profitable and sustainable dairy industry here in Virginia.

Officers & Board of Directors

Title Name
President Roy VanDerHyde
1st Vice-P Maxi Aker
2nd Vice-P Matt Nuckols
Dist. I Kraig Smith
Dist. II Matt Nuckols
Dist. III Gerald Heatwole
Dist. III Jason Jordan
Dist. IV Kevin Phillips
Dist. V Roy VanDerHyde
Dist. VI Bryan Matthews
Dist. VII Mark Sowers
Dist. VIII Rena Johnson
Directors at Large:
  Allen Sisson
  Kevin Phillips
  Charles Leech
  W.W. Sanford
  Crafton Wilkes
  Dr. Ben Corl
  Dr. Charles Broaddus
  Jimmy Kerr
  Lloyd Phillips