November 9, 2017 – ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board has scheduled its quarterly Board and committee meetings for December 5-6 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, D. C.
“In 2018, we will continue making peanuts relevant to millennials to move toward our goal of becoming America’s undisputed favorite nut,” said Bob Parker, National Peanut Board’s president and CEO. “And, with solid research and official guidelines in place, our role in educating parents and health professionals about early introduction of peanuts to prevent peanut allergies is more important now than ever before. Look for us to engage in more strategic opportunities in 2018.”
New officers will be elected and instated, with terms running from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the American Peanut Council’s Winter Conference Dec. 6 and 7.
The National Peanut Board quarterly board meeting schedule is as follows:
|TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017||Washington Marriott at Metro Center|
|1:00-5:30 p.m.||Media & Administrative Training-Board & Alternates|
|6:00-6:30 p.m.||Nominations Committee|
|WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017||Washington Marriott at Metro Center|
|10:00-10:30 a.m.||NPB General Session|
|10:30-11:45 a.m.||Domestic Promotions Committee|
|1:30-2:00 p.m.||Export & International Trade Committee|
|2:00-2:15 p.m.||Budget & Finance Committee|
|2:15-2:45 p.m.||Evaluation & Measurement Committee|
|2:45-3:15 p.m.||Grower & Industry Communications Committee|
|3:15-4:00 p.m.||Board General Session Reconvenes|
|4:00-5:00 p.m.||American Peanut Council Grower Meeting|
A copy of the procedures governing National Peanut Board meetings is available upon request.
No National Peanut Board meetings are scheduled for Thursday, December 7, 2017. The American Peanut Council Winter Conference is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday.