Missouri Cotton Growers' Organization Board of Directors

PO Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-5506
Fax: (573)-751-0005

Email: Judy.Grundler@mda.mo.gov
Website: http://mda.mo.gov/plants/ipm

Director: Judy Grundler - MDA Plant Industries Division

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 263.523

Department: Agriculture

Mission:

Function: The Missouri Cotton Growers' Organization was formed to develop a referendum for boll weevil eradication as described in statute. The organization will now manage the eradication program passed by voter approval in 2000.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 6 meetings

Location of meetings: Portageville or Malden

Duration of meetings: 2 hours

Preparation time for meetings: varies

Total time commitment: 2 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 2 members must be Missouri cotton growers recommended by the Dept. of Agriculture; 3 must be Missouri cotton growers recommended by the largest general farm organization in the state; 3 must be Missouri cotton growers recommended by the largest cotton producer organization in the state; 1 must represent state government

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: No

Members

Mr. John Hux
Cotton Producer 1
Sikeston
Term begins: Jul 3, 2007
Term expires: Jun 26, 2010

Mr. Charles D. Mayberry
Cotton Producer 2
Bernie
Term begins: Jul 3, 2007
Term expires: Jun 26, 2010

Mr. Riley James
Cotton Producer 3
Sikeston
Term begins: Sep 16, 2008
Term expires: Jun 26, 2011

Mr. Allen C. Below
Department Recommendation 1
Dexter
Term begins: Sep 13, 2010
Term expires: Jun 26, 2012

Mr. Joe Blakemore
Department Recommendation 2
Campbell
Term begins: Sep 16, 2008
Term expires: Jun 26, 2011

Mr. Steven C. Droke
Farm Bureau Recommendation 1
Hornersville
Term begins: Nov 21, 2008
Term expires: Jun 26, 2011

Mr. Max Moore
Farm Bureau Recommendation 2
Hornersville
Term begins: Aug 23, 2006
Term expires: Jun 26, 2009

Mr. Charles Parker
Farm Bureau Recommendation 3
Senath
Term begins: Jul 3, 2007
Term expires: Jun 26, 2010

Ms. Judy A. Grundler
State Government Representative
Columbia
Term begins: Dec 2, 2010
Term expires: Jun 26, 2012