MFA Oil Announces Results of Board of Directors Elections
March 10, 2023
MFA Oil Company hosted district delegate meetings across its eight voting districts in February and March. Two of those districts held elections for their representative on the MFA Oil Board of Directors. Mike Moreland won re-election to the Board representing the company’s West Central District at a meeting held on Feb. 16 in Harrisonville, Mo. In the Mid-South District, Randy Pace was elected on March 8 at a meeting in Jonesboro, Ark. Moreland and Pace will both serve three-year terms.
Moreland is a third-generation farmer from Harrisonville, Mo., where he raises corn, soybeans and cattle with his brother and sons. He is a past president and current member of the Missouri Corn Growers Association. He is the former chairman of the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and has served on several committees of the National Corn Growers Association. He is a current member of the Cass County Farm Bureau board and a past president. He was a member of Missouri Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers State Committee, chairman of MFB Dairy Advisory Committee and served on the American Farm Bureau Dairy Committee. He is a former board member of the Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District and past chairman. He serves as a delegate to MFA Oil and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2019.
Pace co-owns a diversified family farming operation in West Plains, Mo., that includes beef cattle, 20,000 layer hens and commercial haying. After graduating from the University of Missouri in 1977, Pace worked in agriculture finance for 40 years with the Farm Credit System in Arkansas and Missouri while farming part-time. After retiring from FCS Financial in 2017, Pace expanded his farming operation by increasing his cow herd and adding poultry production. He actively serves on the Howell County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, the FCS Financial Board of Directors, as an MFA Oil delegate, and as vice chairman of West Vue Nursing Home. Pace and his family are members of the First Baptist Church in West Plains.