Missouri Peanut Producers Association seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

MARCH 2, 2022 – ATLANTA – The Missouri Peanut Producers Association (MPPA) seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board (NPB). MPPA will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to NPB during a meeting on April 4, 2022 at 2:00 PM CST by teleconference. All eligible peanut producers are encouraged to participate. Eligible producers are those who are engaged in the production and sale of peanuts and who own or share the ownership and risk of loss of the crop.

Clay Deane of Sikeston is the current MPPA member and Russ Hoggard of Portageville serves as the alternate. The term for the current Missouri Board member and alternate expires Dec. 31, 2022.   

USDA requires two nominees for each position of member and alternate. NPB will submit Missouri’s slate of nominees to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, who makes the appointments.

NPB encourages inclusion of persons of any race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or family status. NPB encourages all persons who qualify as peanut producers to attend the meeting and run for nomination.

It is USDA’s policy that membership on industry-government boards and committees accurately reflect the diversity of individuals served by the programs.

To join the nominations meeting, join by phone by dialing:
Call in Number: 301-715-8592

Meeting ID: 813 6762 8772
Passcode: 728454

Date and Time: Apr 4, 2022 02:00 PM Central Time
If you would like one touch information for cell phone use sent directly to you, please contact Maria Mehok at 678-424-5755 or mymehok@nationalpeanutboard.org.
About the National Peanut Board
The National Peanut Board represents all USA peanut farmers and their families. The mission of the Board is to improve the economic condition of USA peanut farmers and their families through compelling promotion and groundbreaking research.

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.