SAN DIEGO (Special) – Hollis O. Isbell, a producer from Muscle Shoals, AL, was re-elected chairman of the American Cotton Producers of the National Cotton Council for 2001 during the Council’s 62nd meeting.
Thad Freeland, Tillar, AR, was elected a vice chairman. John H. Pucheu, Jr., Tranquillity, CA, and Woody Anderson, Colorado City, TX, were re-elected vice chairmen.
One new regional director was elected. Daniel T. Branton, Leland, MS, was elected from the Mid-South. Re-elected as regional directors were Louie Perry, Jr., Moultrie GA, representing the Southeast; Mark D. Williams, Farwell, TX, elected to represent the Southwest; Charles K. "Chuck" Youngker, Buckeye, AZ, representing the West; and Isbell, at-large.
Elected state producer chairmen were: ARKANSAS – Laudies Brantley, England; MISSOURI-ILLINOIS – Steve Droke, Hornersville, MO; NEW MEXICO – Bob Mayberry, Lake Arthur; and TENNESSEE-KENTUCKY – John Willis, Brownsville, TN.
Re-elected state producer chairmen were: ALABAMA - Sam Spruell, Mt. Hope; ARIZONA – Larry W. Jarnigan, Phoenix; CALIFORNIA – Don Cameron, Helm; FLORIDA - B. E. "Sonny" Davis, Cottondale; GEORGIA – C. B. "Chuck" Coley, Vienna; LOUISIANA – Jay Hardwick, Newellton; MISSISSIPPI – Bowen Flowers, Tunica; NORTH CAROLINA – David Grant, Garysburg; OKLAHOMA - KANSAS – Daniel M. Davis, Elk City, OK; SOUTH CAROLINA – Frank B. Rogers, III, Bennettsville; TEXAS – Jim Ed Miller, Ft. Hancock; and VIRGINIA – Cecil R. Byrum, Windsor.