National Cotton Council Names 2008 Directors

NCC directors for 2008 were announced at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting on February 7-11.

February 11, 2008
Contact: Marjory Walker or T. Cotton Nelson
(901) 274-9030

MEMPHIS, TN - National Cotton Council directors for 2008 were announced here at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting on February 10.

Elected to the NCC Board during segment caucuses were:

Producers – Chuck Lee, Pembroke, GA; C.B. “Chuck” Coley, Vienna, GA; Bowen Flowers, Tunica, MS; Rickey L. Bearden, Plains, TX; and Donald J. Cameron, Helm, CA.

Ginners – H.Burt Rickenbaker Jr., Davis Station, SC; Sledge Taylor, Como, MS; Chris W. Breedlove, Olton, TX; Stanley R. Creelman, Tulare, CA; and Gary D. Feist, Anthony, KS.

Warehousemen – Dane Jones, Bakersfield, CA; Robert Snodgrass, Taylor, TX; W. Coalter Paxton, III, Wilson, NC; Rick Willis, Brownfield, TX; and Jay T. Cowart, Altus, OK.

Merchants – Andy Weil, III, Montgomery, AL; Dale Grounds, Richardson, TX; Manfred Schiefer, Lubbock, TX; Gary W. Taylor, Cordova, TN; and G.W. Winburne, Phoenix, AZ.

Cottonseed – John C. Fricke, Pine Bluff, AR; Edgar H. Lawton, III, Darlington, SC; J. Scott Middleton, Jonestown, MS; Robert L. Lacy, Jr., Lubbock, TX; and John Walth, Fresno, CA.

Cooperatives – Meredith B. Allen, Greenwood, MS; Wallace L. Darneille, Lubbock, TX; Kirby O. Powell, Jackson, TN;  Jarral Neeper, Bakersfield, CA; and Michael Quinn, Garner, NC.

Manufacturers – Robert H. Chapman III, Inman, SC; W. Anderson D. Warlick, Gastonia, NC; Werner Bieri, Jefferson, GA; TX; Vernon C. Tyson, Jr., Winston-Salem, NC; and Malloy Evans, Cheraw, SC.