WASHINGTON, DC – Bowen Flowers, a Clarksdale, Miss., cotton producer, was elected as chairman of the American Cotton Producers (ACP) of the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2014, during the NCC's annual meeting here on February 7-9. Currently a NCC director, Flowers has served on and chaired various ACP and NCC committees and task forces.
Elected as an ACP vice chairmen were: Ronald Lee, Bronwood, Ga.; Dan Thelander, Maricopa, Ariz.; and Jon Whatley, Odem, Texas.
Elected as a NCC producer director was Michael Tate, Huntsville, Ala., representing the Southeast region; Ted Schneider, Lake Providence, La., representing the Mid-South region; and Shawn Holladay, Lubbock, Texas, representing the Southwest region. Re-elected was Donald Cameron, Helm, Calif., from the Western region. Flowers will serve as the at-large NCC producer director.Serving as ACP state producer chairmen in 2014: Alabama – Nick McMichen, Centre, and Ricky Wiggins, Andalusia; Arizona – Paul Ollerton and Gregory Wuertz, both from Casa Grande; Arkansas – Herrick Norcross, III, Tyronza; California – Mark McKean, Riverdale; Florida – B. E. “Sonny” Davis, Jr., Cottondale; Georgia – Tim Crosby, Pavo, and Chad Mathis, Jr., Arlington; Kansas – Kent Goyen, Pratt; Louisiana – Jason Condrey, Lake Providence; and Benjamin Guthrie, Newellton; Mississippi – Patrick Johnson, Jr., Tunica; Missouri/Illinois – Steven Droke, Hornersville, MO; New Mexico – Nathan Jurva, Carlsbad; North Carolina – David Dunlow, Gaston, and Joseph Martin, II, Conway; Oklahoma – Dan Robbins and Mark Nichols, both from Altus; South Carolina – Rusty Darby, Jr., Chester; and Kendall Wannamaker, Saint Matthews; Tennessee/Kentucky – John Lindamood, Tiptonville, Tenn.; Texas – Keith Corzine, Stamford; Craig Heinrich, Lubbock; and Doyle Schniers, San Angelo; and Virginia – James Jones, Jr., Windsor.