(June 16, PACKER WEB EXCLUSIVE) Grower members of Florida Citrus Mutual, Lakeland, June 11 elected one new officer, a president, two vice presidents and re-elected 17 others to govern the association for the 2008-09 season during the organization’s yearly conference in Bonita Springs, Fla.
The new member elected to the board of directors is:
- Larry Black, production manager of Peace River Packing Co., Fort Meade.
- Fran Becker, vice president of fruit procurement for Peace River Citrus Products Inc., Bradenton.
New vice presidents, who were board members who won re-election, are:
- Victor Story Jr., president of Story Grove Service, Inc., Babson Park.
- Mark Wheeler, president of Wheeler Farms, Lake Placid.