This Council initiates and assists with efforts to create a business atmosphere that is conductive to the continuation and expansion of agricultural businesses within Hillsborough County for the benefit of all its residents. The Council serves the BOCC to review and evaluate county agricultural issues and to initiate projects and recommendations.
The membership of this Council shall be confirmed by the BOCC from nominees approved by the Agriculture Economic Development Council. There shall be a maximum of 13 members, with at least 60 percent representing major agricultural commodity groups and the remainder and the remainder shall consist of at-large agriculturally related representation.
Members shall serve at the pleasure of the BOCC.
BOCC Motion February 4, 1998
Quarterly, 2nd Tuesdays, 2:00 p.m.
Hillsborough County Farm Bureau
100 S. Mulrennan
Valrico, FL 33594
Agriculture Industry Development
County Center, 20th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 276-2735
|Member||Position / Appointed By|
|Mr. Dennis Carlton||Chairman, AEDC Commodity Representative: Cattle|
|Mr. Kenneth Parker||Vice Chairman, AEDC Commodity Representative: Strawberries|
|Mr. Danny Aprile||Commodity Representative: Dairy|
|Mr. Walt Boland||Commodity Representative: Citrus|
|Mr. David Drawdy||Commodity Representative: Aquaculture|
|Mr. Tony Lopez||At-Large Representative|
|Mr. Chip Hinton||Farm Bureau|
|Mr. Tom Pospichal||At-Large Representative|
|Mr. Greg Shiver||Commodity Representative: Ornamental Horticulture|
|Mr. Jay Sizemore||At-Large Representative|
|Mr. Michelle Williamson||Commodity Representative: Vegetables|