Oklahoma Wheat Commission District II Election To Select Three NomineesMon, 30 Apr 2012 09:56:52 CDT
The Oklahoma Wheat Commission will hold an election to fill the District II opening. The election will be held Thursday, May 10, 2012, commencing at 2 p.m. in the Meeting Room of the Comfort Inn & Suites, 501 5th Street, Guymon, Oklahoma. District II consists of Beaver, Cimarron, Ellis, Harper, Texas, Woods and Woodward Counties.
All wheat producers within District II boundaries who are actively engaged in wheat production, have marketed wheat, paid a check-off fee and left that fee with the Commission for the current year are eligible to vote. It will be the responsibility of the producer to prove their eligibility to vote by providing a dated grain elevator receipt including the producer's name and amount of wheat sold, and a driver's license or some other form of identification.
Candidates wishing to run in the election must be at least 25 years old, a resident of Oklahoma, engaged in growing wheat in the state for at least five years and must derive a substantial portion of his/her income from growing wheat.
Three nominations will be made at the election, from which the Governor of Oklahoma will appoint one person to serve a five year term with the Oklahoma Wheat Commission.
The Commission's Vacancy Meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 12 p.m., and the election will begin promptly at 2 p.m.
Every wheat producer in the district is urged to participate in this important election. For further information, contact the OWC office at (405) 608- 4350.
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