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July 28, 2015

WG Board to Convene Tomorrow in Newport Beach

Western Growers Chairman Vic Smith will gavel to order the Orange County Board of Directors meeting tomorrow morning in Newport Beach. Committee meetings are scheduled all day on Wednesday and will include discussions on a variety of topics affecting the industry, including water, labor, food safety, agtech, legislative proposals, trade, and transportation issues. The full board will meet on Thursday to report on their respective discussions and to take up any items passed out of the committees. Additionally, members of the Executive and Audit Committees convened today at Western Growers Irvine office.

Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif said, “The executive staff and I look forward to welcoming our board members to town, many who have traveled long distances to take on some of the biggest issues facing our members and the industry. The board’s first-hand operational and regulatory experience helps clarify our legislative, political and policy agendas designed to strengthen and protect the industry.”       

For more information, contact Randy Hause at (949) 885-2265.