An election for the Processed Pear Committee handler position for Oregon District No. 2 will be held March 15 in Hood River, Oregon.

The election for the two-year term will be at noon at Grace Su’s China Gorge restaurant (2680 Old Columbia River Drive) in Hood River.

The position is held by Rob Peterson, with Gary Wells and Jason Moore as first and second alternates, respectively.

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.