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Almond Board of California Announces 2022 Election Results

The Almond Board of California (ABC) recently announced the Board of Directors election results, and the names of the following nominees have been submitted to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for selection to terms of office beginning Aug. 1, 2022:

Grower Position One, Member (1-year term):      

Paul Ewing, Los Banos

Grower Position One, Alternate:

Katie Staack-Dorsett, Waterford

Grower Position Two, Member (3-year term):                              

Brandon Rebiero, Modesto

Grower Position Two, Alternate:

To be determined

Handler Position Three, Member (1-year term):              

Darren Rigg, Le Grand

Handler Position Three, Alternate:                                    

Chad DeRose, McFarland

Cooperative Handler Position One, Member (3-year term):

Mel Machado, Modesto

Cooperative Handler Position One, Alternate:

Mark Jansen, Sacramento

The ABC board is made up of five handler and five grower representatives. It sets policy and recommends budgets in major areas, including marketing, production research, public relations and advertising, nutrition research, statistical reporting, quality control and food safety.

About California Almonds

California almonds make life better by what we grow and how we grow. The Almond Board of California promotes natural, wholesome and quality almonds through leadership in strategic market development, innovative research, and accelerated adoption of industry best practices on behalf of the more than 7,600 almond farmers and processors in California, most of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, ABC is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit Almonds.com.

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