Chairman’s Award

The Chairman’s Award is jontly presented by NAEGA and the National Grain and Feed Association in Recognition for Outstanding Service to both Organization.  The award has been given just once to Current NAEGA Senior Adviosr Willliam J. “Jerry” Cotter.

2009 - William J. Cotter

Jerry served as the first chairman of the NGFA-NAEGA Joint Agro-terrorism/Facility Security Committee, and was involved extensively in the development and maintenance of the NGFA-NAEGA Alternative Security Plan for port facilities. Mr. Cotter, who has been active in both organizations for the past 20 years, served as a member of NAEGA’s Strikes, Riots, Lockouts & Embargos  Committee and several other committees for NGFA and NAEGA.