County FSA Committee election announced
by Emanuel County Live | May 31, 2011 9:16 pm
The County FSA Committee election for LAA 1 will be held this
year on December 5, 2011. Eligible voters have the right to
nominate candidate(s) of their choice. Nomination forms may be
obtained at the Emanuel County FSA Office, 145 N. Anderson Drive,
Swainsboro, GA. Each form submitted must be:
• Limited to 1 nominee
• Signed by the nominee, indicating willingness
to serve, if elected
• Postmarked or delivered to the County FSA
Office no later than August 1, 2011
Any nominee should be currently engaged in the operation of a
farm or ranch and be well qualified for committee work.
A producer is eligible to be a County FSA Committee member if
the producer lives in the LAA up for election and is an eligible
voter. COUNTY COMMITTEE MEMBERS MAY NOT HOLD POSITIONS IN
CERTAIN FARM AND COMMODITY ORGANIZATIONS IF THESE POSITIONS POSE A
CONFLICT OF INTEREST WITH FSA DUTIES. These positions
include functional officers such as president, vice president,
secretary, and positions on boards or executive committees.
Additional information of eligibility to hold office may be
obtained at the County FSA Office.
The duties of the County FSA Committee member include:
• Informing farmer and ranchers of the purpose
and provisions of the FSA programs
• Keeping the State FSA Committee informed of
• Recommending needed changes in farm
• Participating in county meetings as
• Performing other duties as assigned by the
State FSA Committee.
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