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 Rena Johnson
1st Vice-P Gerald Heatwole
2nd Vice-P Roy VanDerHyde
Dist. I Kraig Smith
Dist. II Gerald Heatwole
Dist. II Jason Jordan
Dist. III Kevin Phillips
Dist. IV Roy VanDerHyde
Dist. V Bryan Matthews
Dist. VI Chris Sisson
Directors at Large:
  Kevin Phillips
  Charles Leech
  Maxi Aker
  Crafton Wilkes
  Dr. David Gerrard
  Dr. Charles Broaddus
  Jimmy Kerr
  Lloyd Phillips