Three importer memberships, one for a Canada exporter and another for a handler are to be decided for a three-year term beginning in January 2017. Nominees for an alternate are also sought, according to a news release.
Blueberry industry participants who want to be considered must fax or e-mail a completed USHBC Handler & Importer/Exporter Nominee Application to the Folsom, Calif.-based council at 916-983-9022 or firstname.lastname@example.org, respectively, by Jan. 28, 2016.
More information is available at 916-983-0111 or email@example.com.
The committee plans to present a slate of potential nominees to the council’s executive committee for consideration by Feb. 4. The council will make final selections at its spring meeting March 2. There the council will recommend candidates to be considered for appointment by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.12/21/2015 Source: The Packer