American Cotton Producers elect leaders at annual meeting

Shawn Holladay of Lubbock, Texas, was elected as chairman of the American Cotton Producers of the National Cotton Council for 2018, during the NCC’s recent annual meeting held in Fort Worth, Texas. Currently an NCC director, he has chaired the ACP’s Farm Policy Task Force and served on various other ACP and NCC committees and task forces.

Elected as ACP vice chairmen were Jason Condrey of Lake Providence, Louisiana, Dan Thelander of Maricopa, Arizona; and Neal Isbell of Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Elected as ACP producer directors were James Jones of Windsor, Virginia, representing the Southeast region; Patrick Johnson of Tunica, Mississippi, representing the Mid-South; Doyle Schniers of San Angelo, Texas, representing the Southwest; and Mark McKean, Riverdale, California; representing the Far West. Shawn Holladay, Lubbock, Texas, was re-elected to serve as the ACP’s at-large director.

Serving as ACP state producer chairmen in 2018 from Alabama will be Nick McMichen, Centre, and Ricky Wiggins, Andalusia; Arizona—Gregory Wuertz, Casa Grande, and K.C. Gingg, Buckeye; Arkansas—Nathan Reed, Marianna; California—Gary Martin, Firebaugh; Florida—Nick Marshall, Baker; Georgia—Matt Coley, Vienna, and Chad Mathis Jr., Arlington; Kansas—Kent Goyen, Pratt; Louisiana—Ben Guthrie, Newellton; Mississippi—Ted Kendall IV, Bolton; Missouri/Illinois—Chris Porter, Essex, Missouri; New Mexico—Dean Calvani, Carlsbad; North Carolina—Andrew Burleson, New London; and Rob Fleming Jr., Zebulon; Oklahoma—Mark Nichols, Altus; South Carolina—William Bull, Cameron; and Daniel Baxley, Dillon; Tennessee/Kentucky—John Lindamood, Tiptonville, Tennessee; Texas—Richard Gaona, Roby; Craig Heinrich, Lubbock; and Toby Robertson, Corpus Christi; and Virginia—James Ferguson, Emporia.