Jeff Cleveringa will lead off the Washington program.

Jeff Cleveringa

Jeff Cleveringa, head of research and development for Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers in Wenatchee, Washington, has been appointed to the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission’s board of directors to represent the Washington Apple Commission.

He succeeds Dan Flick. Also on the board are: Jim Doornink, Tom Butler, Harold Schell, Brent Milne, Dena Perleberg Ybarra, Rob Lynch, Jake Gutzwiler, and Jim Koempel.

The Apple Commission has appointed Steve Clement, general manager of Sage Fruit Company, Yakima, to the U.S. Apple Association board of trustees to succeed Dale Foreman.