Fruit committee nominations
Nominations for positions on several fruit industry boards will be accepted during upcoming meetings.
Nominations for handler positions in the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee’s District 1 will be accepted at the Wenatchee Valley Traffic Association’s annual meeting on November 15 at noon at the Washington Apple Commission’s conference room in Wenatchee. The positions have two-year terms.
Handler members whose positions expire on March 31 next year are Ron Gonsalves (with Ken Brunner, alternate) and Mike Taylor (with Todd George, alternate).
The committee establishes grade, size, pack, and container regulations for fresh sweet cherries produced in designated counties in Washington.
Nominations for a position on the Washington State Fruit Commission board will also be accepted during the Traffic Association’s annual meeting. Position 12 in District 1 is currently held by Robb Meyers.
In addition, nominations will be taken for a Washington handler position on the Processed Pear Committee that is currently held by Eric Strutzel with Pat Burnett as first alternate and Dan Kenoyer as second alternate.
For more information, contact B.J. Thurlby at (509) 453-4837.