Pecan Industry Contacts - American Pecan Council

Industry Representatives

MEET OUR MEMBERS

Nominated by the industry to represent the growers and shellers from 15 states across three pecan-growing regions of the country, the 17 members and 17 alternates of the American Pecan Council all have one thing in common: a genuine passion for pecans. If you’d like to get in touch with us, feel free to reach out using the contact information section. We’re more than happy to connect with you.

AMERICAN PECAN COUNCIL

Marketing Order No. 986
4-Year Term Ending July 31, 2020
2016-2020

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Alex Ott

CHAIRPERSON

Mike Adams

GROWER representatives

EASTERN REGION

Seat 1

Buck Paulk – Ray City, GA

Alternate – Angie S. Ellis – Vienna, GA

Seat 2

Trent Mason – Fort Valley, GA

Alternate – Randy Hudson, Ocilla, GA

Seat 3

Molly Willis – Albany, GA

Alternate – Claire Powell, Bainbridge, GA

CENTRAL REGION

Seat 1

Mike Adams – Caldwell, TX

Alternate – Jennifer Ivey – Clint, TX

Seat 2

Michael L. Spradling – Tulsa, OK

Alternate – Lalo Medina – Cedar Creek, TX

Seat 3

Billy Scott Landgraf – Madill, OK

Alternate – Mike Montgomery, Bossier City, LA

WESTERN REGION

Seat 1

Louie J. Salopek – Las Cruces, NM

Alternate – Frank P. Salopek – Las Cruces, NM

Seat 2

G. L. Straley – Artesia, NM

Alternate – Leslie L. Daviet II – Laveen, AZ

Seat 3

Phillip Arnold – Fairacres, NM

Alternate – John Heuler – Irvine, CA

SHELLER representatives

EASTERN REGION

Seat 1

Jeff Worn – Valdosta, GA

Alternate – Adam C. Harrell – Camilla, GA

Seat 2

Lawrence Willson – Albany, GA

Alternate – Kenny Tarver – Glennville, GA

CENTRAL REGION

Seat 1

Daniel J. Zedan – Batavia, IL

Alternate – Steve Zaffarano – Stockton, CA

Seat 2

William D. York, Jr. – Foreman, AR

Alternate – Rickey Jones – Comanche, TX

WESTERN REGION

Seat 1

Bruce Caris – Sahuarita, AZ

Alternate – Deborah Walden-Ralls – Sahuarita, AZ

Seat 2

Sonja Roeder – Las Cruces, NM

Alternate – Blake Houston – Visalia, CA

MEMBERS AT LARGE

ACCUMULATOR

J.B. Easterlin – Montezuma, GA

Alternate – Chad Selman – Skiatook, OK

PUBLIC MEMBER

TBD

Alternate – Ronald P. Hays – Oklahoma, OK

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