Southern Cotton Ginners Association (SCGA), a non-profit organization founded in 1967, fosters and advances the educational, scientific, civic, commercial and business interests of its members and allied industry associations and organizations.
SCGA is comprised of five state Cotton Ginners Associations: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.
The board of directors is elected annually. Board members for 2016-17 are as follows:
President: Henry G. “Tri” Watkins, Rabbit Ridge Gin, Lepanto, AR
Vice President: Randy Ainsworth, Tanner and Company, Frogmore, LA
Chairman of Board: Holt Shoaf, L & H Gin, Milan, TN
Treasurer: Sledge Taylor - Como Consolidated Gin Co., Como, MS
Secretary: Timothy L. Price - Southern Cotton Ginners Association
President: Henry G. “Tri” Watkins, Rabbit Ridge Gin & Warehouse
1st VP: Barry Braden, Lee Wilson and Company Gin
2nd VP: Ritter Arnold, RHM Gin & Warehouse
President: Randy Ainsworth, Tanner and Company
2nd VP:Tom Callaway - Rayville Gin
President: Murry McClintock - Tunica Gin
1st VP: Graydon Flowers, Mattson Gin, Inc.
2nd VP: David Cochran, Jr., Avon Gin
President: Scotty Morgan - White Oak Gin
1st VP: Gary Hayes, Caruthersville Gin
2nd VP: Robert Craig, Dalton Cotton Co.
President: Teddy Hazelhurst, Bemis Gin and Warehouse
1st VP: Ricky Ayers, Hickory Valley Gin Co.
2nd VP: James Wages, Farmers Gin of Humboldt
Executive Vice President: Timothy L. Price
Safety Director: William E. Lindamood, Jr.
Marketing Communications Specialist: Andrea Steadman
Bookkeeper: Carol Carlson