CRUM ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL COTTONSEED PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION
Bobby L. Crum of Harlingen, Texas, was
elected Vice President of the National Cottonseed Products Association (NCPA)
at the closing session of their 110th annual convention in Tucson,
Arizona. He is currently Vice President and Sales Manager of Valley Coop
Oil Mill in Harlingen, Texas. Valley Coop has served the Rio Grande
Valley and Coastal Bend areas of Texas since 1951. Crum succeeds Gary
Conkling, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, who became NCPA President.
He began his industry work in 1981 in the
Technical Sales Department of Valley Coop, then transferred to the Oil
Mill Division in 1991.
Crum serves as a Cottonseed delegate and
member of the Board of Directors of the National Cotton Council. He is
also a Board member of the National Cottonseed Products Association.
He was graduated cum laude from Texas
A&M University Kingsville (formerly Texas A&I University) in
1972 with a B.S. degree, and currently lives in Harlingen with his wife
The NCPA was established in 1897 and is
the national trade association for the cottonseed processing industry.
Association membership also includes refiners, which process cottonseed
oil into semi-finished and finished products, dealers and brokers who
market cottonseed products, and commercial laboratories that provide
grading, quality control, referee and other services.
Major services of the Association are the
administration of trading rules and standards, foreign market
development for cottonseed products, the Internet resource
www.cottonseed.com, and an information service center for members on
legislation, statistics, government regulations, court decisions, and
other factors affecting their business.
National Cottonseed Products Association, Inc.
104 Timber Creek Drive, Suite 200
Cordova, TN 38016
Tel. 901-682-0800 FAX 901-682-2856