(MEMPHIS, TN) - The Cotton Board has hired David Miller as its new Mid-South Regional Communication Manger (RCM). Miller’s territory includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.
The Cotton Board’s RCMs work to ensure that stakeholders of the Cotton Research and Promotion Program in their respective territories are informed of the activities stemming from the Program as conducted by Cotton Incorporated and administered by the Cotton Board. The RCMs visit producers in the field, speak at industry meetings, participate in trade shows, and coordinate producer tours of Cotton Incorporated.
Before joining the Cotton Board, Miller worked as Syngenta’s AgriEdge Specialist in Louisiana. In his role with Syngenta, Miller assisted cotton growers with data collection and record keeping software. Miller, a Mississippi-native, obtained his degree from Mississippi State University.
“I have grown up around cotton all my life and I’m excited to step into my new role as Mid-South RCM for The Cotton Board. I look forward to working with the cotton producers in my region and giving them insight into the groundbreaking research and promotion being done by the Cotton Research and Promotion Program,” said Miller.
The Cotton Board’s other RCMs include Monty Bain, Southeast RCM covering Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia; Shelley Heinrich, Southern Plains RCM covering north Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma; and Christi Chadwell, Southwest RCM covering east, central and south Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California.
Contact: Stacey Gorman, Director of Communications, 901-233-9356, sgorman [at] cottonboard [dot] org
About the Cotton Board: The Cotton Research & Promotion Act established the Cotton Board as a quasi-governmental, non-profit entity to serve as the administrator of the Cotton Research & Promotion Program. Funded by America’s cotton producers and importers through the cotton check-off, the Program’s research and promotion activities are conducted worldwide by Cotton Incorporated, the Cotton Board’s sole-source contracting organization, to increase the demand for and improve the market position of cotton. The Cotton Research & Promotion Program continues to work in all areas of cotton’s pipeline – from the field to the consumer – to keep cotton the number one fiber choice in the U.S. For more information about the Cotton Board and the innovative activities stemming from the Program, visit www.cottonboard.org.