Last week, Governor Deal appointed John Shuman to the Georgia Ports Authority.
Shuman is the president and owner of Shuman Produce. He is a past chairman of the Vidalia Onion Committee and a past president of the Southeast Produce Council. Shuman is a member of the Produce Marketing Association, the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association, the National Onion Association and the Southeastern Pecan Growers Association. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University. Shuman and his wife, Lana, have two children and reside in Reidsville.