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Pear handler nominations
March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
Pear handlers will elect nominees for a position on the Fresh Pear Committee (FPC) of Marketing Order #927. The committee is responsible for the collection of assessments for research, and the promotion and advertising of all pears marketed in the domestic and export markets.
The FPC handler position for the Wenatchee district will be filled at the Washington Pear Marketing Association Meeting, held at the Washington Apple Commission’s Conference Room on March 28, 2017 at noon. FPC Wenatchee Handler Ken Hemberry presently holds this position, 1st alternate is Scott Marboe, and 2nd Alternate is Rick Lancaster. The Commission is located at 2900 Euclid, Wenatchee WA 98801.
All pear handler employees are eligible to attend and participate in the respective nominations. The committee encourages women, minorities, and the physically challenged, who qualify as pear growers/handlers, to attend and participate in the nomination proceedings. Names of those elected will be submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture for official appointment to the committee, and will serve for a two-year period.