SD Corn Growers, Council Board Meetings

Official Notice Of Meeting

 

SD Corn Utilization Council & SD Corn Growers Association Board of Directors

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

At the SD CORN OFFICE

4712 S. Technopolis Drive, Sioux Falls, SD  57106

 

Hotel rooms being held for the night of February 19 at

Comfort Inn, 3721 W Avera Drive, Sioux Falls

 

New Board members Gary Duffy, John Smith and Grant Rix will have their photo taken at the Corn Office in the morning during the board meeting

 

Executive Committee Meeting

This meeting will take place after the board meeting and will include the new officers elected.

Meeting Agenda

 

  8:00 AM   I.       Meeting called to order

                            Pledge of Allegiance

Approve financials, agenda, and minutes

New Format

 

 8:10 AM    II.      Board Appointments/Reappointments

Growers:

Doug Noem – Reappointment to 3rd term, District 3

 

Council:

Grant Rix – Appoint to Dist. 5

Laron Krause – Reappointment to 2nd term, Disrict 3

8:20 AM     III.    Election of Officers

Growers and Council:  

                           President

                           Vice-President

                           Secretary/Treasurer

 

 8:30 AM    IV.    Audit Discussion – Lisa

                           Growers and Council

                           Motion – 990 Growers only

 

8:50 AM     V.      Layout of Financials – Lisa 

 

9:20 AM     VI.    Break

 

9:30 AM     VII.   USMEF – 2018/2019 Proposal – John Hinners

 

10:00 AM   VIII.  USGC – 2018/2019 Proposal – Lyndsey Erb

                                   

10:30 AM   IX.    NCGA – 2018/2019 Proposal – Chris Novak

 

11:00 AM   X.      Break

 

11:10 AM   XI.    Budget Discussions

 *National Programs

  • NCGA
  • USMEF
  • USGC
  • ACE

 

*Promotion and Education

  • Showdown Series
  • Ad Campaign
  • Fair
  • Sponsorships
  • Newsletter
  • Corn Comments
  • New Proposals 

*Market Development – Lisa

  • Livestock Development
  • AUSD
  • Precision Ag Building
  • New Projects

 

*Research – Lisa

  • SDSU Projects
  • New Projects

                          

12:30 PM   XII.   Working Lunch

 

1:00 PM     XIII.  National Update – Lisa

 

1:30 PM     XIV.  Break

 

1:40 PM     XV.   Legislative Update – Teddi

 

2:00 PM     XVI.  Delegates to National Groups:

 NCGA – 5 Delegates, 1 or 2 Alternates

2018 Corn Congress: July 16-19 – Washington, DC

2019 Commodity Classic: Feb. 27 – March 2 – Orlando, FL

                          

USGC – 1 Delegate, 1 Alternate

July 30 – Aug. 1 meeting – Denver, CO

February 2019 meeting – TBD

                          

USMEF – 1 Delegate, 1 Alternate

May 30-June 1 Spring Meeting – Dallas, TX

Nov. 6-8 Conference – Long Beach, CA

 ACE – 1 Delegate, 1 Alternate

 AUSD – 1 Delegate, 1 Alternate

 

 

 

 

2:10 PM    XVII.  Trip Pre-Approval

  • ACE Fly-In March 21-22 – Washington, DC
  • USMEF Spring Conference May 30 – June 1 – Dallas, TX
  • Governor’s Ag Summit July 11-12 – Rapid City
  • Corn Congress July 16-19 – Washington, DC
  • USGC Board of Delegates Meeting July 30 – Aug. 1 – Denver, CO
  • Annual ACE Conference Aug 15-17 – Minneapolis, MN

                          

2:15 PM  XVIII. Staff Updates

  • Commodity Classic – Questions
  • Annual Meeting wrap-up – Teddi
  • Leadership Academy, Applications due March 30
  • Media and Policy Training (formerly Advanced Leadership Training) Applications due March 30

 

2:40 PM     XIX.  Trip Report Questions

 

  1.    Adjourn

 

3:00 PM     Newly elected Executive Committee will now meet. Council – President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer Growers – President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer

 Upcoming Events:

 

SD Corn Showdown Series – Women at USD (Feb. 21 @ 7:00 pm)

 

SD Corn Showdown Series – Men at SDSU (Feb. 22 @ 7:00 pm)

 

Commodity Classic (Feb. 26 – March 1) – Anaheim, CA

 

Summit League (March 3-6) – Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls

 

Corn Board and Agri-Industry Council Meetings (Mar. 13-16) – Washington, DC

 

ACE Fly-In (March 21-22) – Washington, DC

 

State Staff Meetings (April 30 – May 2) – St Louis, MO

 

USMEF Spring Conference (May 30 – June 1) – Dallas, TX

 

June Joint Board Meeting (Date TBD) – Corn Office

 

SDCGA Corn Cob Open (June 14) – Spring Creek, Harrisburg, SD

 

Corn Board Meetings (June 19-22) – Fargo, ND

 

Governor’s Ag Summit (July 11-12) – Rapid City

 

Corn Congress (July 16-19) – Washington, DC

 

USGC Board of Delegates Meeting (July 30 – Aug. 1) – Denver, CO

 

Leadership At Its Best – Session 1 (Aug. 6-10) – Greensboro, NC

 

Annual ACE Conference (Aug. 15-17) – Minneapolis, MN