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Michigan Potato Industry Commission Meeting

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Michigan Restaurant Association
225 W Washington St
Lansing, MI  48933
Michael R Wenkel
MPIC Event
Registration is recommended
Registrants & Fees
No Fee
Tentative Agenda

9:00 am                Call to order – Phil Gusmano, Chair

Administrative Actions

  • Approval of Minutes from June 20, 2017
  • Placement of Financial Statements on File
  • Approval of Budget Adjustments
  • Review of Annual Audit
  • Approval of PGMI Agreement
  • Approval of credit line for Marketing Manager position (credit card)
  • Election of Chair and Vice Chair
  • Appointment of PGMI board seat

    Executive Director Report

  • Introduction of new staff
  • Awards for 2018 WPC
    • Distinguished Service Award
    • Outstanding Michigan Potato Partner
  • Potatoes USA Nomination Process

Findings from Consumer Focus Groups, M3 Group – Spencer Flynn and Ami Iceman-haueter

Industry Updates

  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Michigan Seed Potato Association
  • Potato Growers of Michigan, Inc.
  • National Potato Council

Strategic Discussions