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12 10, 2017

Career Opportunity with CCM

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Citrus Mutual is seeking an individual to join its team to focus on proposals emanating from state and federal agencies via the regulatory process.  Under the direction of the CEO, said individual will analyze proposals, determine the potential impact to members of the California citrus industry, and prepare comments and action steps as directed [...]

12 10, 2017

Be Sure to Mail in Your Election Ballots for 2017-18 CCM Board of Directors

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

As previously mentioned, the CCM Board of Directors unanimously approved the CCM Nominating Committees proposed ballot slate for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors election. Ballots were mailed on Thursday, September 28th, and all CCM members should have received their ballot in the mail. All ballots must be signed and returned to CCM no later than [...]

12 10, 2017

California Association of Food Banks and CA Grown ask Ag to help communities impacted by fires

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

In response to the devastating fires currently raging across California, the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) and CA Grown are asking the state’s farmers and ranchers to consider donating food products to needy food banks across the state. To connect with a food bank serving communities impacted by the ongoing fires, please contact: Steve Linkhart | Farm to [...]

12 10, 2017

Want to Join a CCM Committee?

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

October is committee re-organization month and CCM is looking for members who wish to make a difference in the industry. CCM has six standing committees that help drive our association’s actions and policies on various issues. Committees are responsible for addressing the issues in its area of expertise and providing a recommended course of action [...]

5 10, 2017

Front Office Stalwart Retires

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Becky Carter, the special event coordinator for 17 years, answered her last phone call this past Monday on behalf of California Citrus Mutual.  She joined CCM 17 years ago in a career change to fill a desk job entering data for membership activity, answering phones, and assisting with correspondence.  As CCM activities grew, her role [...]

31 08, 2017

CCM Director Nominations

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Nomination Committee recently met to discuss the formation of CCM’s Board of Directors for the next fiscal year and presented their recommendations at the August Board Meeting. After looking at the membership acreage, the committee decided there was not enough fluctuation to warrant changes in the number of representatives from each citrus area. This [...]

3 08, 2017

CCM Announces Staff Changes

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Citrus Mutual Executive Committee would like to announce and congratulate Alyssa Houtby on her promotion within the organization as the new Director of Government Affairs. Houtby, formerly the Director of Public Affairs, replaces Laura Brown who left CCM for another position that allows her to work from home.  “Alyssa has been an outstanding team [...]

20 07, 2017

Disaster Assistance Available to Santa Barbara Growers

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The County of Santa Barbara has issued an emergency proclamation and Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Santa Barbara County in response to the Whittier and Alamo fires. Growers who are impacted by the fires may qualify for disaster assistance.  There are multiple agencies available to assist in recuperating losses. Contact [...]

29 06, 2017

Press Release: Gov. Brown Authorizes State Funds to Fight Citrus Disease

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Contact: Alyssa Houtby, Director of Public Affairs Alyssa@cacitrusmutual.com Office - (559) 592-3790 June 29, 2017, Exeter, CA - California citrus growers will soon get help from the State to stop a devastating plant disease threatening residential and commercial citrus trees. Governor Brown signed the 2017 Budget Act this week and authorized $10 million in [...]

22 06, 2017

CCM Scholarship Fund Donation

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The California Citrus Mutual Scholarship fund recently received a generous donation of $5,000 from Joyce Smith to put towards the Harrison B. Smith Scholarship fund. Every year the CCM Scholarship Committee selects three winning scholarship recipients; one high school winner and two college winners. This year the committee awarded four standout students money to help [...]