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New Chairman of Potatoes USA: ‘My main goal is helping the U.S. to fulfill the potato needs of the American people’

Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the U.S. potato industry, elected its new leadership during its 48th Annual Meeting on March 11. The newly elected Chairman and Executive Committee will lead the 99 board members through 2020-2021.

Marty Myers of Boardman, Oregon was elected Chairman of the Board. Prior to this role, Myers served a six-year term on the board from 2010-2016 and co-chaired the International Marketing Committee for two of those years. He began his current term on the board in 2017 and co-chaired the International Marketing Committee for another three years.

Myers has been in the potato industry for 24 years and currently works for Threemile Canyon Farms, focusing on the chip, frozen and seed sectors. He is also R.D. Offutt Company

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