The President today announced that he will nominate Robert H. Meyer of Brawley, Calif., to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Marketing Services) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation. Meyer is owner of Bob Meyer Farms and is president of Meyer Ranches and Cattle Co. in Brawley, Calif.
Meyer was born February 24, 1933, in Evanston, Ill. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Colorado in 1954.
He is currently a member of the board of directors of Cotton, Inc., the Western Cotton Growers Association, the Imperial Valley Conservation Research Center, and the Colorado River Cotton Growers Association. He was president of the latter organization for 5 years.
He is a former vice chairman of the Imperial County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service and a former vice president of the Imperial County Farm Bureau. Meyer has served on the advisory committee to the California Safety and Health Standards Board for Agricultural Safety.