The Almond Board of California has released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office are March 1, 2013, through February 28, 2014. The names of the following nominees have been sent to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for approval and appointment:
Member Position One (one-year term): Mike Mason, Wasco
Alternate Position One: Brad Klump, Escalon
Member Position Two (three-year term): Bill Harp, Bakersfield
Alternate Position Two: Brian Wahlbrink, Denair
Member Position Three (one-year term): Dinesh Bajaj, Orland
Alternate Position Three: Keith Rigg, Le Grand
Member (three-year term): Mark Jansen, Sacramento
Alternate:Dave Baker, Modesto
Additionally, Kent Stenderup is nominated for the Cooperative Grower Alternate position vacated by Tony Ramos.
Consumers all over the world enjoy California Almonds as a natural, wholesome and quality food product, making almonds California’s leading agricultural export in terms of value. The Almond Board of California promotes almonds through its research-based approach to all aspects of marketing, farming and production on behalf of the more than 6,000 California Almond growers and processors, many of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit AlmondBoard.com.