Kyndell J. Nichols has been a lifelong AFR/OFU member. After graduation from Oklahoma State University with a BS Degree in Ag Economics and Accounting, he returned to the family farm to work with his father and with his mother in the insurance and real estate business. Nichols has been an agent for AFR/OFU since 1985. He now runs the farming operation and has expanded a registered Hereford cattle herd with the help of his two sons, Levon and Lathan.
As an active AFR member, he has served on the Policy Committee, attended Washington DC fly-in and participated in a Special Advisory Committee to the Board of Directors. He was appointed by AFR/OFU to serve on a special committee formed by then Governor Keating, to study the state’s ability to handle an infectious disease attack. He has served as a Local officer, County Board member and has been President of the AFR Northwest Area for over 20 years.
As an agent, Nichols is serving on the Agents Association Executive Council and served on a special committee appointed by the Board to review the agent’s contract.
Nichols has been an active leader in his community for 25 years serving on the County Fair Board and is a Charter Member of the Ringwood Lions Club. He was a member of the Oklahoma Hereford Association Board and served as President.
Kyndell was married for 26 years to wife Michelle who also was an agent for AFR/OFU and have two sons, Levon and Lathan Nichols.