WASHINGTON APPLE GROUP TAPS PRESIDENT

WENATCHEE, Wash. -- The Washington Apple Commission here has named Steve Lutz president. He succeeds Tom Hale, who left the commission in August to take a position with Sun Pacific Shippers, Exeter, Calif.president of the commission, acted as interim president during the search for Hale's successor. She will be leaving the commission Dec. 31 to start her own consulting business, said Scott.A successor

WENATCHEE, Wash. -- The Washington Apple Commission here has named Steve Lutz president. He succeeds Tom Hale, who left the commission in August to take a position with Sun Pacific Shippers, Exeter, Calif.

president of the commission, acted as interim president during the search for Hale's successor. She will be leaving the commission Dec. 31 to start her own consulting business, said Scott.

A successor has not been named for Lutz.