Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Georgia Watermelon Association Officers

President
Rich Chastain
C & L Packing
6820 Tech Court
Fort Meyers , FL 33905
229-276-1500 (T)
239-633-3114 (M)
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Vice President
Ricky Tucker
Tucker Farms
187 Gopher Ridge Lane
Enigma, GA 31749
229-686-4042 (M)
229-533-9078 (T)
229-533-6665 (H)
229-533-9212 (F)
email
2nd Vice President
Dick Minor
Minor Produce Inc.
P O Box 218
Andersonville, GA 31711
229-924-2241
229-938-7966 (C)
229-928-0862 (F)
email
Secretary/Treasurer
Charles Hall
Executive Director
P.O. Box 1109
LaGrange, GA 30241
706-845-8575 (T)
706-255-5655 (C)
706-883-8215 (F)
email
Chairman
Jamey Adams
Highmark Seed Co.
Hahira , GA 31632
229-561-4545 (M)
229-794-2248 (T)
email
Vice Chairman
Dan King
83 Plantation Drive
Chula , GA 31733
229-387-1965 (M)
229-387-9240 (H)
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Ex-Officio
Tucker Price
Cook County Extension
206 East 9th St.
Adel, GA 31620
229-896-7456 (T)
229-507-8862 (M)
229-896-7457 (F)
email

Executive Committee Members

Rusty Autry
Monsanto
2221 N. Park Avenue
Tifton, GA 31794
220-382-1815 (T)
866-334-1056 (T)
229-392-0255 (M)
229-386-0750 (F)
email
Darren Deal
Siegers Seed Company
143 River Oaks Road
Bainbridge, GA 39817
229-248-8354 (T)
229-224-8639 (M)
229-248-8324 (F)
email
Randy Ellis
Dixie Land Farms
104 Briar Patch Road
Cordele, GA 31015
229-239-1374 (M)
229-942-9201 (Wife Cell)
229-273-5830 (H)
email
Joey Faison
Mobley Greenhouse
1265 GA Hwy 133 N
Moultrie, GA 31768
800-345-5783 (T)
229-873-4759 (M)
email
Rob Greene
PO Box 119
119 1st St E
Arabi, GA 31712
229-239-1165 (T)
229-276-0071 (F)
email
Neal Kicklighter
LTF Greenhouses
195 Ty Ty Omega Rd
Tifton, GA 31793
229-382-4454 (T)
229-382-8930 (F)

Adam Lytch
L&M Companies
2925 Huntleigh Dr, Ste 204
Raleigh, NC 27604
919-875-4016 (T)
919-981-8040 (F)
email
Ben Mathis
MGM Plant Farms Inc
2113 Morris Sumner Rd
Lenox, GA 31637
229-686-3449 (T)
229-686-6977 (F)
email
Don Wood
5850 GA Hwy. 112
Rochelle, GA 31079
R229-365-7201 (T)
229-365-3425 (M)
229-365-1815 (F)
email
Gareth Smith
Browning & Sons
PO Box 688
Madison, FL 32341
850-973-7183
850-973-6896
850-973-3531 (F)
email
Johnny Veazey
Veazey Plant Company
231 Belflower Road
Tifton, GA 31794
229-382-6443 (T)
229-238-1702 (M)
229-382-7100 (F)
229-386-1761 (H)
email
Al Wroten
Global Produce
1018 E Oleander
Lakeland, FL 33801
863-682-7163
863-683-2662 (F)
863-644-9674
863-712-0367 (M)
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Brad Jones
Sun State Produce Sales, Inc.
14112 Summerset Ct.
Clermont, FL 34711
352-243-4126 (W)
352-243-6943 (F)
email

Georgia Watermelon Executive Council

Sam Farrow
Coney Ag
1500 N. 2nd Street
Cordele, GA 31015
229-273-6870 (M)
229-273-6870 (F)
David Hobbs
Hobbs Produce
380 Dockweiler Rd., N.
Cordele, GA 31015
229-273-7346 (T)
229-273-8510 (M)
229-273-0424 (F)
Ricky Jackson
Jackson Farms
306 Albany Road
Cordele, GA 31015
229-322-8611 (T)
229-322-8611 (M)
229-271-2000 (F)
email
Greg Leger
Leger & Son
PO Box 482
Cordele, GA 31010
229-273-4548 (T)
229-322-6778 (M)
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Craig Mathis
Syngenta Veg. Seed
590 St. Route 339 S
Fancy Farm, KY 42039-9459
208-863-7179 (M)
270-623-8696 (F)
email
Mitch Mitchell
International Paper
2220 Richwood Road
Vienna, GA 31092
404-395-4939 (M)
678-559-03252 (F)
email
Bob Rawlins
Rawlins Farm
PO Box 186
Rebecca, GA 31079
229-567-7791 (C)
229-643-7609 (F)
email

 

Honorary & Lifetime

Lifetime Membership
H.R. Lawson
PO Box 38
Morven, GA 31638
229-775-2347 (T)
Lifetime Membership
Buddy Leger

Leger & Son
PO Box 686
Cordele, GA 31010
229-273-4548 (T)
229-322-1782 (M)
229-273-4998 (F)
email Buddy
email Cindy
Lifetime Membership
Tommy Mitchell
710 E. 19th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015
229-273-3414 (T)
Lifetime Membership
Howard McGlamory
1263 Matthews Road
Abbeville, GA 31001
229-365-7110 (T)
229-365-7110 (M)
229-365-7689 (F)

Staff / Queens

Executive Director
Charles Hall
P.O. Box 1109
LaGrange, GA 30241
706-845-8575 (T)
706-255-5655 (C)
706-883-8215 (F)
email
Membership Coordinator
Dawn Cheplick
PO Box 1109
LaGrange, GA 30241
706-845-8575 (T)
706-881-1507 (C)
706-883-8215 (F)
email
Promotion Coordinator
Samantha Tankersley
PO Box 1109
LaGrange , GA 30241
770-845-8575 (T)
706-883-8215 (F)
229-392-4874 (C)
email
Promotion Coordinator Advisor
Jarret Barnes
214 Daniel Street
Americus, GA 31709
229-928-9865 (T)
229-381-1711 (M)
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2012 GWA Queen
Laurel Higginbotham
2013 GWA Queen
Carol Anne Mitchell