Board of Directors

Logan Petrey – President

Jesse Haskins – Treasurer

Teresa Pemberton- Secretary

Dr. Franklin Quarcoo- Member

Logan Petrey is the Ranch Manager for Grimmway Farms’ organic farm in North Florida. She oversees the production of over 15 crops including carrots, cole crops, herbs, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, and peanuts. She earned an undergraduate Valdosta State University and a masters at the University of Georgia. Her favorite crop to grow is carrots. She is currently serving as the National Organic Standard Board member

Jesse Haskins is the principal attorney of J Haskins Law, a law firm focused on agriculture and defamation. Previously Jesse served as assistant attorney general for the State of Florida and as assistant general counsel for the Florida Department of Financial Services. Jesse graduated from the Duke University School of Law in 2009 and is admitted to practice law in Florida and North Carolina. His favorite ingredient is tahini.

Teresa Pemberton-Jouany is a Florida native from generations of cattle ranchers and citrus growers . After leaving the farm and working around the globe in advertising- she has returned with a passion in organic growing. Working with local growers to encourage organic systems is her focus.

Dr. Franklin Quarcoo, is an Assistant Research-Extension Professor of Entomology at Tuskegee University that enjoys helping farmers and working with students interested in learning about organic farming practices.  His current research and extension work focuses on integrated pest management in organic vegetable production systems. He recently led the Tuskegee Human Capital Project in partnership with the National Organic Program, to establish an organic internship program for high school and graduate school students. Franklin is also a member of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) and has expressed how much he is looking forward to joining FOG and has said, “Joining the FOG board affords me a highly appreciated opportunity to participate in the management of one of the most consequential and impactful organic organizations in the southeastern United States”.

Board of Directors Meeting Notes:

02-24-2024 Board Meeting

03-22-2024 Board Meeting