June 29, 2020 – ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-21 program of work and budget at its quarterly board meeting July 15-16, 2020. Due to issues surrounding the pandemic, the National Peanut Board has made the decision to hold the session in a virtual format only. General Session attendance is open to the public. You must register at https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/FUChFE in order to attend the meeting.
“The pandemic continues to impact daily life and business for all of us,” said Bob Parker, NPB president and CEO. “The National Peanut Board continues to take steps to protect our Board members and staff, while ensuring our programs are executed with flexibility and maximum engagement for all our stakeholders.”
The Board begins the planning process each year by assessing consumer attitudes and market conditions and setting the program of work to align with strategic objectives to advance its mission of improving the economic condition of USA peanut farmers and their families through compelling promotion and groundbreaking research.
The National Peanut Board’s FY-21 begins Nov. 1, 2020 and ends Oct. 31, 2021.
The meeting schedule is as follows:
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2020
|10:15 - 10:45 a.m.||General Session|
|10:45 - 11:15 a.m.||Domestic Promotions Committee|
|11:15 - 11:40 a.m.||Budget & Finance Committee|
|11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Export Committee|
|12:00 - 12:20 p.m.||Grower Communications Committee|
|12:20 - 1:30 p.m.||Break for lunch|
|1:30 - 3:30 p.m.||FY-21 Program of Work Presentation|
|3:30 p.m.||Adjourn for day|
THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2020
|10:00 - 11:00 a.m.||General Session Reconvenes|