Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors

Mark Amato

Vice President
Laura Abrams

Wayne Smith

Immediate Past President

MFBF Directors:

Berkshire County 
Holly Aragi

Bristol County 
Frederick Vadnais, Jr 

Cape & Islands 
Jeff Deck

Essex County 
Cliff Taylor

Franklin County 
Lenny Roberts

Hampden County 
Leon Ripley

Hampshire County 
Alan Everett

Middlesex County 
Warren Shaw

Norfolk County 
Rudy Medeiros

Plymouth County 
Jack Angley

Worcester County 
Katie Carlson-Hardy

Budget Committee 
Robert Parrish 
Charles Proctor
Will Pickard

Alex Dowse
Ryan MacKay
Jamie Cruz

Young Farmers & Ranchers
Heidi Cooper

MFBF Staff Directory

*Please include your name and phone number when sending an email to 
MFBF staff or Board of Directors

Main Office:

Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. 
249 Lakeside Ave, Marlborough, MA 01752
Phone: 508.481.4766
Toll Free: 1.866.548.MFBF (6323)
Fax: 508.481.4768
Massachusetts Farm Bureau Staff:
*All staff can be emailed at

Executive Director
Doug Gillespie

Deputy Executive Director
Brad Mitchell

Director of Technology & Design Services
John Conners

Director of Communications & Marketing
Katelyn Parsons

MFBF Office Staff: 

Joan Monaco -Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Kelley Garufi
Kim Ashe
Mary-Ellen Odone