John Dunavant Elected ACSA President
At ACSA’s 85th Annual Convention in Chicago last week, John D. Dunavant of Memphis, TN, was elected ACSA President, Jordan Lea of Greenville, SC, was elected First Vice President, and Philip Bogel, of Dallas, TX, was elected as Second Vice President.
This marks the third time that brothers have served as ACSA President. Dunavant’s brother William B., III served as ACSA President in 2002/03. The other pair of brothers were A. E. (1937/38) and Charles (1954/55) Hohenberg, and Adolph (1963/65) and Robert (1958/59) and Robert .
It is the first time that a former ACSA President, William B. Dunavant, Jr. (1978/79), has had two sons succeed him as ACSA President.
The ACSA Board of Directors for the coming year is as follows:
John D. Dunavant, Memphis, TN
Jordan Lea, Greenville, SC
Philip Bogel, II, Dallas, TX
Joseph T. Nicosia, Memphis, TN
Robert Buckles, Gastonia, NC
Steve Norris, Montgomery, AL
Daniel G. Lyons, Memphis, TN
Bobby Walton, Memphis, TN
Ted Morley, Memphis, TN
Mike Patranella, Lubbock, TX
Ernst D. Schroeder, Jr., Bakersfield, CA
Matt Laughlin, Pasadena, CA
At-Large, William B. Dunavant, III, Memphis, TN
Rodger Glaspey, Fresno, CA
Colin Iles, Memphis, TN
Manfred Schiefer, Lubbock, TX
Anthony Tancredi, Memphis, TN
Cliff White, Dallas, TX
H.W. “Bill” Winburne, Phoenix, AZ
The May 2009 issue of Cotton Grower featured an indepth look at Dunavant’s path to his current role of leadership in the cotton industry.