VOC Seeks Nominees to Join Committee

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The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) seeks nominations from producers to join the committee. The VOC elects eight new nominees each year as part of the process.

Voting will take place on Sept. 16 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the VOC office. No absentee votes will be accepted; walk-in voting only.

Nominations will be accepted until Aug. 27. Please contact the Vidalia Onion Committee to receive a nomination form at bstafford@vidaliaonion.org or cablaxton@vidaliaonion.org or by phone at 912-537-1918.

The VOC administers the federal marketing order locally and consists of eight producer members and and their alternates and one public member and an alternate. The VOC oversees the Vidalia onion marketing order and its role in carrying out research, marketing and advertising on the industry’s behalf. Members can’t serve more than three straight two-year terms of office.

Nomination forms can also be submitted via fax at 912-537-2166 or by mail at P.O. Box 1609, Vidalia, GA 30475.