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Almond Board of California 2018 Election Results

Almond Board
Almond Board of California has released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office are March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019.

The names of the following nominees have been submitted to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for selection:

Independent Grower

    Member Position One (one-year term):         Mike Mason, Wasco
    Alternate Position One:                                  Brad Klump, Escalon 

    Member Position Three (three-year term):    Holly King, Bakersfield
    Alternate Position Three:                               Caleb Gervase, Escalon
Independent Handler

    Member Position Two (three-year term):       Todd Meyer, Chico
    Alternate Position Two:                                  Dexter Long, Ballico

    Member Position Three (one-year term):      Micah Zeff, Modesto 
    Alternate Position Two:                                  Dinesh Bajaj, Chico   

Cooperative Grower
    Member (three-year term):                             Kent Stenderup, Bakersfield
    Alternate:                                                        Lisa Giannini, Hickman

For More Information:

Bunnie Ibrahim

(209) 343-3228

About the Almond Board of California

California almonds make life better by what we grow and how we grow. The Almond Board of California promotes natural, wholesome and quality almonds through leadership in strategic market development, innovative research, and accelerated adoption of industry best practices on behalf of the more than 6,800 almond farmers and processors in California, most of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit or check out California Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and the California Almonds blog.