John E. Pucheu, Jr., Re-elected Chairman of American Cotton Producers

John E. Pucheu, Jr., was re-elected chairman of the American Cotton Producers for 2005.

January 31, 2005
Contact: Marjory Walker
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WASHINGTON, DC – John E. Pucheu, Jr., a producer from Tranquillity, CA, was re-elected chairman of the American Cotton Producers (ACP) of the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2005 during the NCC’s annual meeting here.

Robert A. Carson, Jr., Marks, MS; Sam Spruell, Mount Hope, AL; and Daniel M. Davis, Elk City, OK, were re-elected as ACP vice chairmen.

Elected as regional directors for the ACP are: Jon W. Hardwick, representing the Mid-South; and Rickey Bearden, Plains, TX, representing the Southwest. Re-elected regional directors were: Ronald C. Fleming, Scotland Neck, NC, representing the Southeast; and Wiley Murphy, Tucson, AZ, representing the West.

Elected state producer chairmen for the ACP were: Alabama – Charles Speake, Eufaula, and Mike Tate, Hazel Green; Arizona – Thomas Isom, Casa Grande, and Clyde Sharp, Roll; Arkansas – Herrick D. Norcross, III, Tyronza; California – Donald J. Cameron, Helm, and Tom Teixeira, Dos Palos; Florida – B. E. “Sonny” Davis, Cottondale; Georgia – C.B. Coley, Vienna, and Chuck Lee, Pembroke; Kansas – Robert H. Miller, Wellington; Louisiana – Boyd Holley, Bastrop, and Thomas Parker, Lake Providence; Mississippi – Daniel T. Branton, Leland; Missouri/Illinois – Charles Parker, Senath, MO; New Mexico – Alisa Ogden, Carlsbad; North Carolina – David Dunlow, Gaston, and Taylor Slade, Williamston; Oklahoma – Keeff Felty, Altus; South Carolina – Roy Baxley, Dillon, and Frank B. Rogers, III, Bennettsville; Tennessee/Kentucky – Larry W. Rice, Covington, TN; Texas – Jimmy Dodson, Robstown, and Barry W. Evans, Kress; and Virginia – Cecil Byrum, Windsor.