The Almond Board of California has released nomination results for the board of director positions for terms of office beginning March 1, 2008.
The names of the following nominees, all from California, have been sent to the U.S. secretary of agriculture for certification:
Member position one (1-year term) - David Arakelian, Livingston
Alternate position one - Brad Klump, Escalon
Member position one (3-year term) - Dave Phippen, Ripon
Alternate position one - Ron Fisher, Modesto
Member position three (1-year term) - Keith Rigg, LeGrand
Alternate position three - Dean Nelson, Kerman
Member (3-year term) - John Thoming, Tracy
Alternate - George Goshgarian, Fresno
Member (3-year term) - Doug Youngdahl, Sacramento
Alternate - Susan Brauner, Sacramento
Bill Brush has been nominated for the cooperative grower member position vacated by Dan Cummings. Cummings was nominated for the cooperative grower alternate position.
The Almond Board of California administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. Established in 1950, the Board’s charge is to promote the best quality almonds, California’s largest tree nut crop.