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Jason Carter

Director of External Affairs and Communication

Electric Utility Experience since 2022
Bachelor of Science in Animal Science – Virginia Tech
Master of Agriculture – Virginia Tech

Wayne Hannah Jr.

An Appomattox County native, Jason joins the cooperative after spending recent years as an independent consultant for the Virginia agriculture industry, working on issues ranging from the environment, land use and general agriculture. He is the former executive director of the Virginia Cattlemen’s Association, the commonwealth’s largest beef cattle association. In that capacity, he was the primary legislative liaison for the Virginia cattle and meat industry, working closely with representatives across various business sectors.

Before joining the cattlemen’s association, Jason was a Virginia Cooperative Extension agent in Augusta County, specializing in animal science. He worked extensively in the areas of livestock marketing and beef production systems evaluation and helped lead area 4-H and FFA livestock education. Jason is a Virginia Tech graduate, earning his degree in 1995.

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SVEC is governed by a democratically elected board of directors. Directors serve four-year terms.

SVEC’s senior staff is charged with overseeing the day-to-day success of the cooperative.