MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- National Cotton Council state unit officers for 2016 were elected at the industrywide organization's annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas, on February 5-7.
Chairmen, vice-chairmen and secretaries, respectively, of the state units are: ALABAMA – Billy Sickler, IV, ginner, Athens; Joseph Scarborough, III, producer, Shorter; and Nicholas McMichen, producer, Centre; ARIZONA – Dan Thelander, producer, Maricopa; Bill Brackett, ginner, Buckeye; and K.C. Gingg, producer, Buckeye; ARKANSAS – Nathan Reed, producer, Marianna; Neill Sloan, warehouse, Portland; and Terry Pollard, producer, Greenway; CALIFORNIA – John E. Seiler, producer, Blythe; Mark C. McKean, producer, Riverdale; and Joseph Cain, warehouser, Hanford; FLORIDA - B.E. "Sonny" Davis, Jr., producer, Cottondale; Joseph Diamond, producer, Jay; and Scott Mitchell, ginner, Donalsonville, Ga.; GEORGIA – Ralph Sandeford, ginner, Midville; Steven Meeks, producer, Screven; and Barry Strickland, ginner, Pelham; KANSAS –Thomas Lahey, producer, Moscow; Stuart Briggeman, producer, Pratt; and Gary Feist, ginner, Anthony; LOUISIANA – Ted Schneider, producer, Lake Providence; Jason Condrey, producer, Lake Providence; and Ben Guthrie, producer, Newellton; MISSISSIPPI – Patrick Johnson, Jr., producer, Tunica; David Cochran, Jr., ginner, Greenville; and Coley Bailey, Jr., cooperative, Coffeeville; MISSOURI/ILLINOIS – A.C. Riley James, ginner, New Madrid, MO.; William Hunter, cooperative, Bell City, MO.; and Stephen Harris, ginner, Senath, MO.; NEW MEXICO – Nathan Jurva, producer, Carlsbad; Alberto Pando, ginner, Mesquite; and Ramon Alvarez, ginner, Anthony; NORTH CAROLINA – Joseph Martin, II, producer, Conway; Brad Warren, producer, Faison; and Kent Smith, producer, Rocky Mount; OKLAHOMA – Jay Cowart, warehouser, Altus; Steven Clay, producer, Carnegie; and Jeannie Hileman, ginner, Carnegie; SOUTH CAROLINA – Kendall Wannamaker, producer, Saint Matthews; Levin Lynch, ginner, Florence; and Drake Perrow, ginner, Cameron; TENNESSEE/KENTUCKY – John Lindamood, producer, Tiptonville, Tenn.; Eugene Pugh, III, producer, Halls, Tenn.; and Will Wade, III, ginner, Kenton, Tenn.; TEXAS – Doyle Schniers, producer, San Angelo; Jim Bradford, ginner, Dimmitt; and Toby Robertson, producer, Corpus Christi; VIRGINIA –James Ferguson, producer, Emporia; Randy Everett, producer, Stony Creek; and Mark Hodges, III, ginner, Emporia.