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Pear Committee Nominations
April 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Pear growers will elect nominees for positions 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.
There is one grower FPC position for the Medford, Oregon, district to be filled at the election meeting at 9 a.m. on April 22, 2020, as a conference call, with the dial-in number 541-608-1726. The Grower Member position is currently held by Matt Borman, First Alternate is vacant, and Second Alternate is vacant. The member can be re-elected because he has served one term out of a possible three terms. Terms are 2 years, and this one will begin on July 1, 2020.
All pear growers 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.