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Turfgrass Commissioners


Pos. 1, Dist. 1 - Director Appointed
Chester (Chet) Jahns, Jr.
15005 S. Molter Road
Rockford, WA 99030
(509) 385-9432
Tern Ends:  01/31/20

Pos. 2, Dist. 2, Elected
Keith Berglund
Treasurer
641 Pomeroy Hill Road
Pomeroy, WA 99347
(509) 843-3361
Tern Ends:  01/31/19

Pos. 3, Dist. 3- Elected
JR Swinger
PO Box 149
Lind, WA 99341
(509) 750-7159
Tern Ends:  01/31/20

Pos. 4, Dist 4 - Director Appointed
Scott Davis
1040 Russell Road
Mesa, WA 99326
(509) 318-0256

Pos. 5, - Director Appointed
Travis Meacham
Chairman
1502 Rd. T NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
(509) 989-1566
Tern Ends:  01/31/19

Pos. 6, Handler - Appointed by Board
Jory Iverson
Columbia River Seed
PO Box 66
Plymouth, WA 99346
(509) 783-4052
Tern Ends:  01/31/18

Pos. 7- WSDA Representative
Victor Shaul
WA Dept. of Agriculture
21 N 1st Ave. Suite #203
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 249-6950

Administrator
Shane Johnson
WA Turfgrass Seed Commission
100 N. Fruitland, Suite B
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 585-5460

Commissioners

Authority – RCW 15.65, WAC 16-545 Established: 1999

Term Limit:  2 Consecutive 3 year terms 

District 1:  Includes Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Stevens counties 

District 2:  Includes Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, Walla Walla and Whitman counties 

District 3:  Includes Adams, Franklin, Grant, and Lincoln counties

District 4:  Includes Benton, Kittitas, Klickitat, and Yakima counties 

District 5:  Represents the district with the highest reported value of production of trufgrass seed the previous three years. 

Position 6:  Handler – Board Appointed 

Position 7:  WSDA Representative