May 20, 2024
Potatoes USA seeking nominations to fill 33 board seats

Nominations for Potatoes USA 2025 board members are open until Aug. 15. Nominees are sought to fill a total of 33 seats.

All state potato organizations will receive information and materials to begin nominating interested growers, according to a new release. Appointed growers will be seated on the board at the 2025 spring meeting in Denver, to be held March 10-12, 2025.

The following seats are open: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming, and a public member.

Potatoes USA is the nation’s potato research and promotion organization providing the industry with ideas, information, tools and inspiration to achieve common goals.

Board member requirements include:

  • Communicate production region interests to the board and relay the board’s message to his or her farming community.
  • Attend board meetings throughout term: spring (March 10-12, 2025); summer (early August); and winter: (January, alongside Potato Expo).
  • Be active in the potato farming community.
  • Be visible in community work, participate in local government, cultural or business affairs.
  • Be willing to represent and communicate with constituents on a regular basis.
  • Support Potatoes USA programs in his/her area.
  • Speak to grower groups, newspaper reporters and interested parties about Potatoes USA programs and relate the value of the board to all growers.

Interested growers can contact state program managers or Chelsea Gray, Potatoes USA executive administrator, at 303-873-2332 or [email protected]


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