Board of Directors & Commission Meetings

Commissioners are elected to three-year terms on a staggered basis from districts throughout the state. Our meetings are public and open to anyone interested.
Upcoming public meetings:

December 16

Virtual Meeting

at 10am
2900 Euclid Ave.
Wenatchee, WA

These meetings are open to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, political beliefs or disability. Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations or alternative means of communication such as Braille, large print, audio file, sign language or language interpretation, or have any special dietary needs, should contact Audra Brooke at least three days prior to the date of meeting: audra.brooke@waapple.org 509-663-9600 ext. 278

Board of Directors

The Washington Apple Commission has a 14-member board of directors, nine of whom are elected by the apple growers in specified districts and four of whom are elected by the apple shippers and marketers in specified districts. One is the Director of Agriculture. Each Commissioner is elected for a three-year term.

DISTRICT ONE

District 1 includes Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. Positions 1-3 represent growers. Positions 10-11 represent shippers and marketers.

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Commissioner_Mark-Stennes
Mark Stennes
Position 1
Commissioner_Cass-Gebbers
Cass Gebbers
Position 2
Commissioner_Dave-Robison
Dave Robison
Position 3
Commissioner_Bob-Mast
Bob Mast
Position 10
Commissioner_Jorge-Sanchez
Jorge Sanchez
Position 11

DISTRICT TWO

District 2 includes Kittitas, Yakima, Benton, and Franklin counties. Positions 5-8 represent growers. Positions 12-13 represent shippers and marketers.

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Commissioner_James-Foreman
James Foreman
Position 5
Commissioner_David-Douglas
David Douglas
Position 6 / Chairperson
Commissioner_Michael-Roche
Michael Roche
Position 7
Commissioner_Jon-Alegria
Jon Alegria
Position 8
Commissioner_Jim-Hazen
Jim Hazen
Position 12
Commissioner_Miles
Miles Kohl
Position 13

DISTRICT THREE

District 3 includes the balance of the state. Positions 4 and 9 represent growers. Position 14 represents the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA).

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Commissioner_Jim-Thomas
Jim Thomas
Position 4
Commissioner_West-Mathison
West Mathison
Position 9
Commissioner_Bill-Walker
Bill Walker
Position 14 / WSDA

Industry Organizations


The Marketing Associations

themarketingassociations.org
Wenatchee, WA

Northwest Cherry Growers

www.nwcherries.com
Yakima, WA

Northwest Horticultural Council

www.nwhort.org
Yakima, WA

Pear Bureau Northwest

www.usapears.org
Milwaukie, OR


US Apple Association

www.usapple.org
Vienna, VA

Washington Apple Education Foundation

www.waef.org
Wenatchee, WA

Washington State Fruit Commission

www.wastatefruit.com
Yakima, WA

Washington State Tree Fruit Association

www.wstfa.org
Yakima, WA