Berti Stewart chairs foundation
Berti Stewart of Pro Ag Management at Prosser, Washington, is the new chair of the Washington Apple Education Foundation. She has been a board member since 2006 and served as vice-chair last year. She succeeds Steve Clive.
Brian Alegria, chief executive officer of CPC International Apple Company, Tieton, is vice-chair; Stan Scheumann, controller at Auvil Fruit Company, Orondo, is treasurer; and Miles Kohl, chief executive officer of Allan Brothers, Inc., Naches, is secretary.
Karen Doornink, a teacher and orchardist at Wapato, Washington, was elected to the 22-member board for a three-year term. Pete Van Well of East Wenatchee has retired after 12 years on the board and Jack Toevs of Quincy has retired after 9 years on the board.