Here’s your chance! December is the time of year when nominations for the Washington Apple Commission board are accepted. If more than one applicant is interested, an election will take place and the new commissioners will be appointed in March of 2018. The open positions that are up for election are:
For the grower positions, you must own an apple orchard in the specified district. Nominations will happen at the WSTFA Convention December 3rd at 1:15 p.m. at the Yakima Convention Center. You need to be nominated from the convention floor.
A dealer is any person who handles, ships, buys, or sells apples, or who acts as a sales or purchasing agent, broker or factor of apples in the specified district.
If you have any questions about the election process, feel free to call Todd Fryhover at (509) 662-9600, ext. 251.