- Almond Board of California announces 2011 Board of Directors election results;
- Elected independent grower and handlers, plus cooperative grower and handler terms begin March 1;
- Nominee names sent to USDA Secretary Villsack for certification.
The Almond Board of California announces the election results for members of its Board of Directors whose terms of office will begin March 1.
The names of the nominees have been sent to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for certification. All nominees are from California.
Member position one (one-year term) - Mike Mason, Wasco
Alternate position one - Brad Klump, Escalon
Member position one (three-year term) - Dave Phippen, Manteca
Alternate position one - Ron Fisher, Modesto
Member position three (one-year term): Keith Rigg, Le Grand
Alternate position three - Dean Nelson, Kerman
Member position one (three-year term) - John Thoming, Tracy
Alternate - George Goshgarian, Fresno
Member position two (three-year term) - John O’Shaughnessy, Sacramento
Alternate: Susan Brauner, Sacramento
In addition, Mark Jansen is nominated for the Cooperative handler one alternate position vacated by Bill Morecraft.