WASHINGTON, D.C.—At the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2012 Annual Meeting, held Jan. 6–7 in Orlando, Fla., Steve Crane of Exeter, Maine, was elected to serve as NPC’s president for 2012 and to lead the Executive Committee.
NPC delegates also approved Randy Mullen of Pasco, Wash., as first vice president and vice president of the Legislative and Government Affairs Committee and Randy Hardy of Oakley, Idaho, as vice president of the Trade Affairs Committee. New members of the Executive Committee include Dwayne Weyers of Monte Vista, Colo., as vice president of the Finance and Office Procedures Committee, Dan Lake of Ronan, Mont., as vice president of the Environmental Affairs Committee, and Jim Tiede of American Falls, Idaho, as vice president of the Grower and Public Relations Committee.
Justin Dagen of Karlstad, Minn., who served as NPC president in 2011, will continue to serve on the Executive Committee as the immediate past president. The delegates also elected the 2012 Board of Directors. The Board members include:
Bill Brooks, Jr.