2019 Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association Membership Directory
46 PNVA MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY 2019-2020 Vegetable Industry Scholarship The Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association is pleased to offer up to $5,000 in scholarships with the scholarship being renewable for an additional year pursuant to PNVA guidelines. The PNVA will give preference in the following order - 1) Members of the PNVA (and family) in agriculture, 2) Non-members in agriculture, and 3) Members in other fields. Eligible applicants must be high school graduates planning to attend an institution of higher education (university, college, or technical program), current undergraduates, or graduate students. Candidates interested in the scholarship should fill out the application form, which is available at www.pnva.org/scholarship . APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30. Candidates may be invited to an in-person interview. The scholarship committee and board of directors of the Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association will select the scholarship winners. Announcement of the scholarship winners will be made in June. The recipient will be asked to report to the Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association for at least one year after being awarded the scholarship. Current & Past Presidents Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association 2018 James Zahand James Zahand Consulting 2017 Gina Gray IRZ Consulting - Hermiston, OR 2016 Gina Gray IRZ Consulting - Hermiston, OR 2015 Craig Yearous Syngenta - Nampa, ID 2014 Craig Yearous Syngenta - Nampa, ID 2013 Dustin Cook Mercer Canyons - Prosser, WA 2012 Dustin Cook Mercer Canyons - Prosser, WA 2011 Tony Shepherd Monterey AgResources - Silverton, OR 2010 Jud Hedine Walla Walla Farmers Co-Op - Walla Walla, WA 2009 Jud Hedine Walla Walla Farmers Co-Op - Walla Walla, WA 2008 Darlene Maxwell Bejo Seeds - Payette, ID 2007 Bob Simerly McCain Foods - Fruitland, ID 2006 Bob Simerly McCain Foods - Fruitland, ID 2005 Stephen Mueller Hermiston Foods - Hermiston, OR 2004 Bill Dean Walla Walla River Farms - Walla Walla, WA 2003 Jon Luoma Gustafson - Kennewick, WA 2002 Jim Christopherson Keithly-Williams Seeds - Pasco, WA 2001 Brian Andersen Clearwater Supply - Othello, WA 2000 Jim Klaustermeyer, Jr. Klaustermeyer Farms - Basin City, WA 1999 Kerrick Bauman L&L Farms - Connell, WA 1998 Hollis Kiel Norpac Foods - Stayton, OR 1997 Don Bishop Hermiston Foods - Hermiston, OR 1996 Marc Stone Seneca/Green Giant - Pasco, WA 1995 Joe Yoder Zenner Brothers Seed - Portland, OR 1994 Gary Middleton Gary Middleton Farms - Pasco, WA 1993 Rich Rasmussen R.A. Rasmussen and Sons - Granger, WA Washington State Vegetable Association 1992 Jim Klaustermeyer, Jr. Klaustermeyer Farms - Basin City, WA 1991 Richard Beightol Mercer Ranches - Prosser, WA 1990 Wayne Osborne W. Osborne Int. Seed - Mt. Vernon, WA 1989 Florence Sayre Sayre Farms - Pasco, WA 1988 Florence Sayre Sayre Farms - Pasco, WA 1987 Del Wisdom Judel Farms - Basin City, WA 1986 Del Wisdom Judel Farms - Basin City, WA Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association VISION STATEMENT: The Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association is the leading organization in the Pacific Northwest promoting the interests of the vegetable industry. MISSION STATEMENT: The Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association is dedicated to education, research, promotion and the leadership of the vegetable industry in the Pacific Northwest. The PNVA is committed to facilitating and enhancing communications between all segments of the vegetable industry, policy makers and consumers. GOALS: 1. Provide quality educational programs to meet the needs of the vegetable industry. 2. Increase overall membership in the Association. 3. Initiate and support vegetable promotion programs. 4. Initiate and support vegetable research. 5. Provide leadership on federal, regional, state, international and local issues concerning the vegetable industry.