Board of Directors

About the President

Don Tuller is a seventh generation farmer and an owner and operator of Tulmeadow Farm, a 265-acre farm in West Simsbury. Tulmeadow Farm produces field and greenhouse vegetables, hay and beef, manufactures ice cream, and operates a farm store. For more than twenty years, Don has served in Connecticut Farm Bureau leadership capacities; at the state level, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary, as well as a member of the Connecticut Farm Bureau Board of Directors and Connecticut Farm Bureau Young Farmer Chairman.

At the County level, Don has served as Director of Hartford County Farm Bureau, Policy Development Chairman and Legislative Chairman. Don served as a member and Chairman of the Simsbury Conservation Commission, and is a member of the Simsbury Land Trust and a Volunteer Firefighter. He graduated from UCONN, College of Ag & Natural Resources with a B.S. in Animal Science.


2017 - 2018 Board of Directors



Don Tuller

Hartford County


Melissa Greenbacker Dziurgot

Middlesex County


Paul Larson

Windham County


Keith Bishop

New Haven County

Frank Lutwinas
Hartford County

Rich Martin
Middlesex County

Candace Benyei
Fairfield County

Laura Marek
Litchfield County

Mark Fonicello
Tolland County  

Kies Orr  (YF)
Windham County 

Raymond Holden 
New Haven County
Susan Mitchell
New London County

Tim Tyler
Windham County   

Debbi Tanner (WLC)
Windham County

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