Richard Alig | 2002
Richard Alig holds the distinction of being the first person from the state to represent Oklahoma on the National Pork Board. Additionally, he served as a 2002 Oklahoma Pork Act Delegate. Richard is a former three term President of the Oklahoma Pork Council, has served a term as Vice President and as Treasurer. Richard demonstrated great leadership skills while serving as President of the Oklahoma Pork Council during a trying period when the industry was expanding and restructuring in the state of Oklahoma.
Richard, a graduate of Oklahoma State University, is a former Oklahoma Pork All American and a graduate of the Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program. Richard has been active in the Oklahoma Farm Bureau, serving as a county President. He serves his local water district as Secretary-Treasurer and a board member of the Oklahoma Rural Water Association. In addition to being a member of the Oklahoma Pork Council, he is a member of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association. Richard is active in many community activities, including his church. Richard and his brother, Matt have a diversified farming operation near Okarche which includes hogs, cattle and sheep.