Tulare, Calif., (December 13, 2017) – May 2018 will bring elections for the Tulare County Farm Bureau board of directors. There will be terms ending in several of the district seats, and an election of new officers to be announced at the 101st Annual Meeting of the Members on May 1, 2018.
Interested candidates should contact the office, or the chair of the Nominating Committee, Joe Russell, to discuss their interest in serving. A brief application and interview are required of those interested in being nominated. The office can provide you the application.
The district seats match the Supervisorial Districts in the county (1,2,3,4,5).
District 2 (Tulare and the southwest corner of the County) will have two vacancies to be filled.
Other districts may also have vacancies with the rotation of officers or current directors moving into officer seats.
The board meets up to 10 times per year on the second Thursday of the month at 4:00 pm. Duties of the board include participation on one or more Farm Bureau committees, volunteering at a special event or taking part in fundraising efforts and membership recruitment efforts.
Call the office and discuss your interest. To be a candidate for the board you must be a Farm Bureau member in Tulare County, with an agricultural related occupation or income from farming. The director terms are for two years, and may be renewed up to eight years total.
Interviews with the nominating committee will be held in the next two months.