Kevin Severns Elected CCM Board Chairman
Greene, Associate Editor
TODAY, California Citrus Mutual (CCM)
announced that Kevin Severns, Sanger citrus grower
and General Manager of Orange Cove–Sanger Citrus Association, was unanimously
elected to serve as the 2013-2014 CCM Board Chairman.
has served on the CCM Board since 2007, most recently as Vice Chairman.
Additionally, Severns is a member of the Sunkist Board of Directors, Vice
Chairman of the management committee for the industry-funded Citrus Pest and
Disease Prevention Program, and former Director for the Citrus Research Board.
experience and dedication to this industry is unquestionable,” notes CCM
President Joel Nelsen. “He is
undoubtedly an asset to the California Citrus Mutual Board and an exemplary
leader for the California citrus industry.”
has represented the citrus industry on a variety of issues, traveling to
Sacramento and Washington, D.C. on multiple occasions.
appreciate the faith and support from my fellow industry members and
Directors,” says Severns. “Many challenges await our future and the future of
CCM. I am honored to serve on behalf of this great industry and represent
California’s citrus growers as we navigate through these challenges.”
CCM is a citrus producer’s trade association
whose 2,200 voluntary grower members comprise 75% of California’s 275,000-acre,
$2 billion citrus industry. Founded in 1977, CCM represents
its members on matters that affect their economic livelihood and provide them
with necessary information to enhance their ability to profit from their work.
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