About NCAE

NCAE Today


The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) is the national trade association focusing exclusively on Agricultural Labor issues from the Agricultural Employer’s viewpoint.

Mission:


To advocate, promote, educate, and report on legislative and regulatory, policy, and legal issues of importance to Agricultural Employers and their critical allies and others whose business interests revolve around labor intensive agriculture.

Vision:


NCAE will be widely recognized as the preeminent association leading legislative and regulatory issue prioritization, strategic planning, positioning, and advocacy efforts on behalf of U.S. Agricultural Employers.

History of the NCAE


Established in 1964, NCAE Members are farmers & ranchers involved with labor intensive agricultural production, associations, and others whose business interests revolve around agricultural employer issues. NCAE advocates legislation, regulation, and federal policies to keep American agricultural employers ethically and economically viable and sustainable in the global marketplace.

NCAE Leaders


Duda
Florida Citrus Mutual
Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
MAS Labor

NCAE Patrons


Blazer Wilkinson
None Better

Pacific Tomato Growers
Snake River Farmers Association
Washington State Tree Fruit Association

Executive Committee


Chairman

Michael Lalich

Low Country Labor

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Vice-Chairman

Maureen Torrey

Torrey Farms

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Treasurer

Joel Anderson

Snake River Farmers Association

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Secretary

Diane Kurrle

U.S. Apple Association

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Immediate Past Chairman

Jon DeVaney

Washington State Tree Fruit Association

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Committee Member

Troy Frostad

Underwood Fruit & Warehouse Company

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Committee Member

Bob Naerebout

Idaho Dairymen’s Association, Inc.

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Committee Member

Dennis Nuxoll

Western Growers Association

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Committee Member

Tom Bortnyk

MasLabor

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Committee Member

Kate Tynan

Northwest Horticultural Council

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Committee Member

Jamie Fussell

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

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Committee Member

Paul Meador

Florida Citrus Mutual

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Committee Member

Tracy Chapman

A. Duda & Sons, Inc.

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Committee Member

Craig Regelbrugge

AmericanHort

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Committee Member

Joe Young

New England Apple Council

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Committee Member

Kelli Griffith

Mountain Plains Agricultural Service

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President & CEO, Non-Voting Member

Michael Marsh

National Council of Agricultural Employers

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