Posted on February 18, 2013

Frederick BarrierOn January 17, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of Frederick Barrier, Staplcotn VP of North American Sales, to serve with 23 other members and 11 alternates to the Advisory Committee on Universal Cotton Standards. This committee is responsible for reviewing American Upland Cotton Standards and making recommendations to the USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service concerning establishment and revision of the standards.

Barrier has also been elected to serve on the board of Cotton Council International (CCI) in 2013. CCI is the export promotion arm of the National Cotton Council (NCC). This announcement was made during the NCC’s annual meeting which was held in February.