MEMPHIS - National Cotton Council state unit officers for 2008 were elected at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting here on Feb. 7-11.
Chairmen, vice-chairmen and secretaries, respectively, of the state units are: ALABAMA – Walter Corcoran, Jr., producer, Eufaula; Neal Isbell, producer, Muscle Shoals; and Dan Ellis, ginner, Eufaula. ARIZONA – Clyde T. Sharp, producer, Roll; Russell L. Kuhnhenn, ginner, Glendale; and Bill Brackett, ginner, Buckeye. ARKANSAS – Stewart Weaver, Jr., producer, Edmondson; Thad R. Freeland, ginner, Tillar; and Curtis H. Stewart, ginner, Dumas. CALIFORNIA – Kevin M. Long, cooperative, Bakersfield; Robert J. Crume, warehouser, Bakersfield; and Stanley R. Creelman, ginner, Tulare. FLORIDA - Jerry H. Davis, producer, Jay; B.E. Davis, Jr., producer, Cottondale; and Keith Pendergrass, ginner, Marianna. GEORGIA – Louie Perry Jr., producer, Moultrie; Ben Evans, ginner, Douglas; and Don E. Daily, ginner, Dexter. KANSAS – Robert H. Miller, producer, Wellington; Thomas L. Lahey, producer, Moscow; and Gary D. Feist, ginner, Anthony. LOUISIANA – Thomas A. Parker, producer, Lake Providence; Ted Schneider, producer, Lake Providence; and Larry Sayes, producer, Vick. MISSISSIPPI – J. Scott Middleton, Jr., cottonseed, Jonestown; David Cochran, ginner, Avon; and Meredith B. Allen, cooperative, Greenwood. MISSOURI/ILLINOIS – Steven C. Droke, producer, Hornersville, MO.; Stephen Harris, ginner, Senath, MO.; and Allen Williams, ginner, Cardwell, MO.; NEW MEXICO – Martin K. Sweetser, producer, Deming; Ramon Alvarez, ginner, Anthony; and Nathan Jurva, producer, Carlsbad. NORTH CAROLINA – Taylor Slade, producer, Williamston; David M. Dunlow, producer, Gaston; and Jerry L. Hamill, producer, Enfield. OKLAHOMA – Jay T. Cowart, warehouser, Altus; Sam Vinyard, producer, Altus; and Daniel M. Davis, producer, Elk City. SOUTH CAROLINA –Frank. B. Rogers, III, producer, Bennettsville; Roy Baxley, Dillon; and Malloy Evans, manufacturer, Cheraw. TENNESSEE/KENTUCKY – Hedrick Shoaf, producer, Milan, TN.; Kirby Powell, cooperative, Jackson, TN.; and Jeffery W. Hill, producer, Gates, TN. TEXAS – Doyle K. Schniers, producer, San Angelo; Jim Bradford, ginner, Dimmitt; and Rick Willis, warehouser, Brownfield. VIRGINIA – Carlton Butler, producer, Carrsville; Lance Everett, cooperative, Stony Creek; and Randy Everett, producer, Stony Creek.