TAMPA, FL - State unit officers for the National Cotton Council for 2003 were elected at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting here.
Chairmen, vice-chairmen and secretaries, respectively, of the state units are: ALABAMA – Sam R. Spruell, producer, Mt. Hope; Larkin Martin, producer, Courtland; and Neal Isbell, producer, Muscle Shoals. ARIZONA – Jeffrey J. Ballentine, ginner, Phoenix; Clyde T. Sharp, producer, Roll; and Lon R. Emerson, cooperative, Glendale. ARKANSAS -- Neill M. Sloan, warehouser, Portland; Larry R. McClendon, ginner, Marianna; and Curtis H. Stewart, ginner, Dumas. CALIFORNIA – Robert W. Norris, cooperative, Bakersfield, Roger Dallner, ginner, Fresno and Craig N. Pedersen, producer, Lemoore. FLORIDA -- B. E. "Sonny" Davis, Jr., producer, Cottondale; Jerry H. Davis, producer, Jay, FL; and Bruce McMullian, ginner, Marianna. GEORGIA – Van F. Murphy, ginner, Berlin; Kent D. Fountain, ginner, Surrency; and Don E. Daily, ginner, Dexter. LOUISIANA – Jon W. Hardwick, producer, Newellton; Ted Schneider, producer, Lake Providence; and Stephen E. Logan, producer, Gilliam. MISSISSIPPI – J. Scott Middleton, Jr., crusher, Jonestown; Thomas S. Hayes, III, producer, Clarksdale; and Michael M. Adams, cooperative, Greenwood. MISSOURI/ILLINOIS – Allen Williams, ginner, Cardwell, MO; Christopher D. Matthews, ginner, Sikeston, MO; and Corky Dalton, ginner, Senath, MO. NEW MEXICO – Alisa Ogden, producer, Carlsbad, Bob Mayberry, producer, Artesia; and Robert Najera, warehouser, Fabens, TX. NORTH CAROLINA – D.E. Josey, III, producer, Scotland Neck; Allen McLaurin, producer, Laurel Hill; and W. Coalter Paxton, III, warehouser, Wilson. OKLAHOMA/KANSAS – Bob Collins, ginner, Frederick, OK; Thomas W. Detamore, crusher, Oklahoma City, OK; and Daniel M. Davis, producer, Elk City, OK. SOUTH CAROLINA –Frank. B. Rogers, III, producer, Bennettsville; Harry S, Bell, ginner, Ward; and Frank E. Walker, merchant, Columbia. TENNESSEE/KENTUCKY – John H. Willis, producer, Brownsville, TN; Chris Clegg, ginner, Tiptonville, TN; and John F. Lindamood, producer, Tiptonville, TN. TEXAS – Lee Tiller, ginner, Odem; Samuel E. Simmons, producer, Harlingen; and Ron Craft, ginner, Plains. VIRGINIA – Cecil R. Byrum, producer, Windsor; M. L. Everett, Jr., producer, Capron; and Mark H. Hodges, III, ginner, Emporia.