2015 Winning Golf Team from Morgan Foods
Shown with President Karl Gast on the left and Doan Edmundson, Vice President on the right.
2nd Place team
Karl Gast, President MAFPA, Players: Matt Giles, Matt Lauria, Nick Hammer, Dan McGrady and Vice Pres., Doan Edmundson
2016 Outing will be held on June 8th.
Mark your calendars now to attend!
2015 H.D. Brown Award Winner
Steve is the Agriculture Director for the Red Gold Company of Elwood Indiana. He has been recognized for his dedication to the food industry, his community and his family. Steve is shown above receiving his plaque from MAFPA President, Beau Reichart
Mid-America Food Processors Association is the regional body of food processors dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of our members.
· To provide high-quality services to our members
· The leadership voice for our industry
· To nurture long-term relationships
· Sustained by engaged and supportive members
· Technical training
· Business management training
· Access to university resources
· Information exchange
· Plant visits
· Projections of future trends in our markets, technologies and consumers’ preferences
· Marketing leverage
· Marketing ideas
· Resources and ideas for dealing with private ownership issues
· Ideas for coping with and profitably surviving in an ongoing environment of change
· Support our industry lobbying in this region
Mid America Food Processors
March 2, 2016
Ohio State University
AGENDA FOR MARCH 1, 2016
Board of Directors Meeting
Meeting and Dinner 7:00 pm
Blackwell Conference Center
Informal Reception at the Hotel Bar- join us as you check in.
AGENDA FOR MARCH 2, 2016
Continental Breakfast outside Conference Room
9:00 am Meeting opened by President Karl Gast
9:00 to 9:45
10:00 to 11:00 James Kuester, LEED Certified, Pearl Engineering
Green Plant Planning/Savings
11:00 to 12:00 Dr. Melvin Pascall, Professor of Food Packaging and Food Laws/Regulations, OSU California’s Proposition 65 and its Impact on the Food Industry
12:30 to 1:30 Rick Metzger, CSP
1:45 to 3:45 Denise Bode - Cornerstone Government Affairs
John Bode - President & CEO Corn Refiners Association
Legislative updates and GMO regulations
4:00 to 4:30 Steve Smith
Save Our Crops
5:00 - Tomato Cutting and Cocktail Reception
6:30 pm Annual Banquet
H. D. Brown Award
Entertainment – Brian Brenner
Followed by the Ball Company Hospitality Reception
Your meeting registration fee covers all the receptions, presentations, meals and entertainment!
HOTEL RESERVATION IS AS FOLLOWS:
The Blackwell Hotel - 614-247-4000
Ask for the Mid America Food Processors Assoc. Block of rooms.
Give the dates that you need a room. Reservations must be made by Feb 15th to get the block rate.
Haven’t received your dues notice for 2016? Please let me know.
Thank you for your continued support of your Mid America Food Processors Association
Hope to see you there!
Debra Gibson, Administrator
Mid America Food Processors Assoc.