Apr 26, 2022
USHBC nominations for state member, importer/exporter spots closing

Nominations for U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) state member and alternate positions and the USHBC Industry Relations Committee importer and exporter positions are due this Friday, April 29.

Eight USHBC state member and alternate seats need to be filled for terms of office beginning Jan. 1, 2023. Eligible producer nominees are those who produced 2,000 pounds or more of highbush blueberries in the United States from Jan. 1, 2021, to Dec. 31, 2021.

Additionally, the USHBC Industry Relations Committee is seeking nominees to be considered for USHBC Importer #2, #3, & #4, Exporter #2 (Canada), Exporter #3 (Peru), and Exporter #4 (Mexico) positions on the council. Nominees are being sought for the three-year term, except for Exporter #3 & #4, which has an initial term of two years, beginning Jan. 1, 2023.

Blueberry industry members interested in being considered for these positions should complete an application, available at ushbc.blueberry.org/forms, or by request by contacting the USHBC office by phone at (916) 983-0111 or by fax at (916) 983-9022.

Completed applications should be sent to [email protected].

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