Mike McCormick – President
Mike McCormick was elected President of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation on December 8, 2014. He is a cow/calf and timber farmer from Union Church in Jefferson County, Mississippi. He operates one of the oldest farms in Mississippi which has been in his family since the 1820s.
Prior to becoming Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s 10th president, Mike was a member of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors and was actively involved with the Jefferson County Farm Bureau Board of Directors for 20 years where he served as County President. He also served on the Jefferson County Farm Service Agency Committee for 12 years as vice-chair.
Mike has served on numerous committees and councils including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, the Mississippi Beef Council, the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation and American Farm Bureau Federation advisory committees on beef and forestry, and the Jefferson County Economic Development Board of Directors. Mike also serves on many local and county service committees.
He is a founding member of the Farm Families of Mississippi Ag Image Promotion Campaign where he served as the committee’s vice-chair.
Mike is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He and his wife, Suezan, have been married for 28 years and are active members of the Union Church Presbyterian Church.