May 16, 2011
Michigan Plum Advisory Board member appointed

Governor Rick Snyder announced an appointment to the Michigan Plum Advisory Board.

The Michigan Plum Committee is charged with developing and implementing a marketing program for Michigan’s plum crop.

John Williams is appointed.

Williams, of Mears, is the owner-operator of John R. Williams Farm. He has more than 30 years of experience farming and maintains 500 acres of asparagus, cherries, peaches, apples and plums. Williams has served on the Asparagus Board and Farm Bureau Board, and he is a member of the Hart Fire Department.

Williams will serve a three-year term expiring July 1, 2013. He replaces Michael Robert VanAgtmael. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.

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