The National Corn Growers Association nominating committee is encouraging growers who are NCGA members to apply for positions on the Corn Board. Complete information on requirements, responsibilities and deadlines is available on the Web at http://ncga.com/PDFs/CornBoardApplication2009-2010.pdf.

The Corn Board supervises and directs the day-to-day business and policy matters of the association and represents NCGA on all matters. Among member duties and responsibilities are to represent the federation of state organizations, act as a responsible spokesperson for the NCGA to enhance the organization’s public standing on all organizational and policy issues, supervise the affairs and activities of NCGA in partnership with the chief executive officer, and to implement NCGA policy established by the Corn Congress.

Applications are due Jan. 9. Nominated candidates will be introduced at the February 2009 Corn Congress meeting, held in conjunction with the Commodity Classic in Grapevine, Texas.

Corn Board members will be elected at the July 2009 Corn Congress in Washington, D.C., and the new terms begin Oct. 1.

For more information, growers may contact Kathy Baker at NCGA’s St. Louis office, (636) 733-9004.