California Cotton Growers Association Announces Steve Wilbur as Chairman of the Board of Directors
The California Cotton Growers Association is pleased to announce Steve Wilbur as the new Chairman for the California Cotton Growers Association. Steve is a partner of SBS AG and has farmed for over 40 years. He oversees the production and operation of alfalfa, black-eye beans, corn, cotton, pistachios and wheat, as well as a dairy operation.
Steve is actively involved in community and agriculture service and holds positions with the following organizations:
Mid-Valley Cotton Growers, Inc., Board President
International Agri-Center, Board President
California Cotton Growers Association, Board Chairman
California Cotton Alliance, Board Member
Cotton Incorporated, Alternate Board Member
Tulare First Baptist Church, Past Board Member
He is a life-long resident of Tulare, California and a graduate of the College of the Sequoias, Visalia, California. Steve enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife Roni; their children and grandchildren.
Steve Wilbur succeeds outgoing Chairman Cannon Michael. In addition to Wilbur being elected Chairman, the
following officers were also elected:
1st Vice Chairman – Phil Hansen, Kings County
2nd Vice Chairman – Bryan Bone, Kern County
Secretary/ Treasurer – Gary Martin, Fresno County
The California Cotton Growers Association is a voluntary dues based agricultural trade organization based in Fresno representing cotton growers in California on regulatory and legislative issues. Cotton is grown in the Imperial, Palo Verde, San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys of California.