05-18-17 Nominations Open for 2018 Potatoes USA Board

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Nominations Open for 2018 Potatoes USA Board Members

Nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2018-2021 term. There are a total of 58 open seats to be filled.

All state potato organizations have received the information and materials to begin the process of seeking and nominating/re-nominating interested growers.  All nominees will be seated on the Board at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Denver, March 13-15, 2018.

The main role of a Board Member is to actively participate on the Board by communicating the interests of his/her area to the Board and carrying the message of the Board back to his/her growing community.

If you are interested in being considered by your state grower leadership to fill an open spot representing your state, please contact your state manager.  All nominations must be returned to Potatoes USA by August 15, 2017.  For more information, contact Alexandra Grimm, Potatoes USA Industry Relations Manager, at alex@potatoesusa.com or 303-369-7783.

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.