National Peanut Board's December Board Meeting Planned

Nov. 16, 2020 – ATLANTA – USDA will swear in 13 farmer-leaders at the National Peanut Board’s quarterly board meeting Dec. 1 -3, 2020. Members and alternates were appointed to the National Peanut Board earlier this year by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

Also, NPB will elect 2021 officers who will be instated in the roles of chairman, vice-chairman, treasurer and secretary. Their terms run from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2021. Current officers are Peter Froese, Jr. (Texas), chairman; Andy Bell (Ga.), vice-chairman; Les Crall (Okla.), treasurer; and Paul Rogers II (Va.), secretary.

The meeting will be available for online or for in-person attendance. I You must register at in order to attend the meeting. In-person meetings will take place at the Omni Hotel at The Battery – Atlanta, 2625 Circle 75 Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA  30339.

The National Peanut Board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:



Meeting Location:                           Omni Hotel - 2625 Circle 75 Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA  30339

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.                         NPB General Session                                                     

10:30  – 11:30 a.m.                          Domestic Promotions Committee

11:30 am – 12:00 pm                      Exports and International Trade Committee

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.                            Lunch

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.                                  Budget & Finance Committee

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.                                 Evaluation and Measurement Committee
2:15 – 2:45 p.m.                                Grower and Industry Communications Committee
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.                               Discussion on future of the Order

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.                            Dinner



Meeting Location:                           Omni Hotel - 2625 Circle 75 Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA  30339

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.                              General Session reconvened

9:30 a.m.                                            Adjourn


A copy of the procedures governing National Peanut Board meetings is available upon request.

The National Peanut Board represents all USA peanut farmers and their families. As farmers and stewards of the land, our mission is to improve the economic condition of USA peanut farmers and their families through compelling promotion and groundbreaking research.


NPB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, genetic information, parental status, and marital or family status.  The NPB agrees that it will fully comply with any and all applicable Federal, State, and local equal employment opportunity statutes, ordinances, and regulations, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Equal Pay Act of 1963.  Persons requiring alternative means of program communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) or mobility assistance should contact NPB at 678-424-5750 prior to attending the NPB event in question.

The National Peanut Board’s Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order can be accessed on the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services website, or can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please direct any questions or R.S.V.P. to Maria Mehok, National Peanut Board, Sr. Director of Finance and Compliance at or by calling 678-424-5750.


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