Poe and Myers Appointed to Lead Potatoes USA International Marketing Committee
DENVER (April 12, 2017)—Doug Poe of Connell, Washington and Marty Myers of Boardman, Oregon were appointed to the Potatoes USA Executive Committee on March 16, 2017 at the organization’s 45th Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Poe will be serving his sixth year on the Board and his fourth year on the International Marketing Committee, it is also his second year to serve as Co-Chair. This year is Myers’ first year back on the Board after previously serving a six-year term from 2010-2015. For the full press release click here.
About Potatoes USA
Potatoes USA is the marketing organization for the 2,500 commercial potato growers operating in the United States. We promote five main potato products: fresh table-stock potatoes, fresh chipping potatoes, seed potatoes, frozen potato products and dehydrated potato products. The National Potato Promotion Board, dba Potatoes USA, was established in 1971 by a group of potato growers to promote the benefits of eating potatoes. Today, as the largest vegetable commodity board, Potatoes USA is proud to be recognized as an innovator in the produce industry. For more information on Potatoes USA’s mission to “Strengthen Demand for U.S. Potatoes” by creating positive change in the industry through innovative and inspiring approaches, please visit PotatoesUSA.com. In an effort to enhance diversity of the Board, USDA encourages women, younger growers, minorities, and people with disabilities to seek positions on the board.