Michigan Cherry Committee

The duties and responsibilities of the committee shall be prescribed in the order establishing the marketing program and to the extent applicable shall include the following duties and responsibilities:
(a) Developing procedures relating to the marketing program.

(b) Recommending amendments to the marketing program as are considered advisable.
(c) Preparing the estimated budget required for the proper operation of the marketing program.
(d) Developing methods for collecting and auditing the assessments.
(e) Collecting and assembling information and data necessary for proper administration of the marketing program.
(f) Performing other duties necessary for the operation of the marketing program as agreed upon with the director.
The Cherry Committee consists of an odd number of members, no less than 5 and no more than 13.
Statute
Contact Information
Philip J. Korson, II
Executive Director
Cherry Marketing Institute
Phone: (517) 669-4264
Fax: (517) 669-3354
Email: pkorson@aol.com 
Webpage: www.choosecherries.com

Members 

Mark Schilling, Benton Harbor
Dist 3 tart cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/18
 
Brian Altonen, Kewadin
Dist 1 tart cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/18
 
Benjamin LaCross, Lake Leelenau
Dist 1 tart cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/18
 
Michael DeRuitter, Hart
Dist 2 tart cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/19

Jospeh Muvrin, Paw Paw
Dist 3 tart cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/19

Daryl Peterson, Ludington
Dist 2 sweet cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/19
 
David Smeltzer, Bear Lake
Dist 1 tart cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/20
Isaiah Wunsch, Traverse City
Dist 1 sweet cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/20


Andrew Riley, Mears
Dist 2 tart cherry growers
Term ends 2/1/20