2013 TGSB Elections
TGSB will hold its biennial election on December 13, 2013. The current terms of five of the fifteen board members will expire at the end of this year. Any person living within the following counties who is engaged in the business of producing, or causing to be produced, sorghum for commercial purposes, is eligible to vote, including owners of farms and their tenants and sharecroppers, if such person is subject to paying the assessment that is collected on sorghum in Texas. Eligible voters in the districts will take part in the 2013 election. Voters in the North District will elect one director, voters in the central district will elect one director, and voters in the South District will elect three directors. Any person qualified to vote in the election may place his or her name in nomination to represent the district in which he or she resides on the Texas Grain Sorghum Producers Board for a maximum term to six years. The nominee must certify that he or she is willing to serve if elected. The nomination form must be signed by the nominee and must have the signature and complete mailing addresses of ten other eligible voters who reside in the district the person is seeking to represent. Nomination forms may be obtained from TGSB at the address shown below. Nominations must be filed with the Texas Grain Sorghum Producers Board by November 13, 2013.The election will be held by mail ballot, which will be provided to all eligible voters no later than 15 days prior to the election. Ballots must be mailed to Texas Grain Sorghum Board, 4201 N. I-27, Lubbock, TX 79407 and postmarked before midnight December 13, 2013. Persons qualified to vote who do not receive a ballot 15 days prior to the election may obtain one at their local County Agricultural Extension Office, or grain elevator, or by contacting TGSB staff at email@example.com.