Mutual’s Board Elects Officers for 2011-12 Season
Southeast AgNet – June 30, 2011
Florida Citrus Mutual’s board of directors recently elected officers for the 2011-12 season. Vic Story, president of Story Citrus Services, Babson Park, was re-elected president of the organization. Vice-presidents elected for the 2011-12 season are: Raymond “Bo” Bentley, Jr. of Winter Haven representing the western area; Kevin Bynum, of Vero Beach, representing the eastern area; Larry Black, of Fort Meade, representing the northern area; and Mark Wheeler of Lake Placid representing the southern area. Marty McKenna of Sebring and Dennis Broadaway of Haines City were re-elected as secretary and treasurer respectively. The board of directors re-elected Mike Sparks as executive vice president/CEO.
Mutual also officially installed its 21-member board of directors atits annual meeting. Each director serves a one-year term, with a term limit of two years for the president. Other members of the board include: Robert E. Battaglia of Winter Park; Fran Becker of Arcadia; Rex Clonts of Apopka; David Evans of Oviedo; Richard “Ric” Freeman of Winter Garden; P. Louis Haverlock of Balm; Steve Johnson of Wauchula; Paul Meador of LaBelle; Michael Monroe of Fellsmere; George Neukom, III of Zephyrhills; Steve Ryan of Arcadia; Trey Smith of Vero Beach; John Smoak, III of Lake Placid; and Steve Sorrells of Arcadia.
Founded in 1948 and currently representing nearly 8,000 grower members, Florida Citrus Mutual is the state’s largest citrus grower organization. For more information, visit www.flcitrusmutual.com.