Jon W. “Jay” Hardwick, a producer from Newellton, La., was re-elected chairman of the American Cotton Producers of the National Cotton Council for 2007 during the NCC’s recent annual meeting in Austin, Texas.
Re-elected as vice chairmen were Chuck Coley, Vienna, Ga.; Clyde T. Sharp, Roll, Ariz.; and Danny Davis, Elk City, Okla.
Re-elected as regional directors for the ACP are: Sam R. Spruell, Mount Hope, Ala.; Bowen Flowers, Tunica, Miss., representing the Mid-South; Don Cameron, Helm, Calif., representing the West; and Rickey L. Bearden, Plains, Texas, representing the Southwest.
Elected state producer chairmen for the ACP were: Alabama — Charles Speake, Eufaula, and Mike Tate, Huntsville; Arizona — Paco Ollerton, Casa Grande, and Greg Wuertz, Casa Grande; Arkansas — Herrick F. Norcross III, Tyronza; California — Greg F. Palla, Bakersfield, and Tom Teixeira, Dos Palos; Florida — B. E. “Sonny” Davis, Cottondale; Georgia — Chuck Lee, Pembroke, and Ronald C. Lee, Bronwood; Kansas — Robert H. Miller, Wellington; Louisiana — Boyd Holley, Bastrop, and Thomas A. Parker, Lake Providence; Mississippi — Lawrence Long, Indianola; Missouri/Illinois — Charles H. Parker, Senath, Mo.; New Mexico — Martin K. Sweetser, Deming; North Carolina — David M. Dunlow, Gaston, and Taylor Slade, Williamston; Oklahoma — Danny Robbins, Altus; South Carolina — Roy Baxley, Dillon, and Frank B. Rogers III, Bennettsville; Tennessee/Kentucky — Hedrick Shoaf, Medina; Texas — James F. Dodson, Robstown, and Michael J. Alexander, Colorado City; and Virginia — Larry Darden, Carrsville.