2019 USHBC Election Announcements

USHBC Industry Relations Committee seeks importer, exporter, and handler member candidates. 

U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Elections

The USHBC Industry Relations Committee is seeking nominees to be considered for the USHBC Importer #2, #3 & #4, Exporter #2 (Canada) and Handler Member and Alternate positions on the Council. Nominees are being sought for the three-year term that begins on January 1, 2020.

The USHBC Industry Relations Committee will present a slate of nominees to the USHBC Executive Committee in February. The Council will then make final candidate selections at the USHBC Spring Meeting on March 6, 2019. At this meeting, the Council will recommend to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture final candidates for member and alternate, along with two additional candidates for each of these five positions for consideration by the Secretary for final appointment. Blueberry industry members interested in being considered for the USHBC Importer (3 member positions), Exporter (1 Canada member position) or Handler Member (1 member position) and Alternate positions are encouraged to contact the USHBC office no later than Thursday, January 25, 2019 by phone at (916) 983-0111, or by email to jfogarty@blueberry.org.