Florida Peanut Producers Association seeks National Peanut Board
19, 2011, Marianna, Fla. -
The Florida Peanut Producers Association is seeking eligible peanut
forward who are interested in serving on the National Peanut
Florida Peanut Producers will hold a nominations election to select
a member and
alternate to the National Peanut Board (NPB) during the Florida
Association Annual Membership Meeting on February 24, 2011 at 6:30
p.m. (cst) at the
Jackson County Agricultural Complex on Penn Avenue in Marianna,
FL. All eligible producers are encouraged to participate.
Michael Davis of Graceville, FL is the current Florida National
Peanut Board Member and Jeffery Pittman of Bascom,
FL serves as the alternate. The term for the current
Florida board member and alternate expires December 31, 2011.
USDA requires two nominees from each state for each position of member and alternate.
The National Peanut Board will submit Florida's slate of nominees to the U.S.
Agriculture, who makes the appointments.
The National Peanut Board encourages inclusion of persons of any race, color,
origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation,
and marital or
family status. NPB encourages all persons who qualify as peanut producers to
meeting and run for nomination.
It is USDA's policy that membership on industry-government boards and committees
accurately reflect the diversity of individuals served by the programs.
The Florida Peanut Producers Association is the state certified check-off organization
peanuts and represents Florida's peanut producers in the areas of promotion,
research and education.
For more information please call the Florida Peanut Producers Association office