Louie Colombini, manager of the Westside Farmers Co-op Gin at San Joaquin, Calif. has won the 2015 Horace Hayden National Cotton Ginner of the Year from the National Cotton Ginners Association (NCCA).
The prestigious NCCA award was presented to Colombini during the National Cotton Council annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas in February.
According to the California Cotton Ginners Association (CCGA), Colombini served as the group’s 2000-2001 chairman and was selected as the CCGA’s 2002 Ginner of the Year.
He currently serves as a member of several CCGA committees.
Previously, Colombini served as a board member for the San Joaquin Valley Cotton Board.
On the national level, Colombini has been a long-time ginner delegate to the National Cotton Council.
The CCGA calls Colombini a “shining example of the leadership within our industry.”