Minutes of the Annual General Business Meeting
International Association of Milk Control Agencies
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
(Approved at the General Business Meeting of Wednesday, August 14, 2019)
The Association Secretary, Dan McCarthy, called the meeting to order at 3:30 pm.
Minutes of 2017 Annual General Business Meeting:
Dan McCarthy indicated that the minutes were presented at the Executive Meeting on July 24th and are available upon request.
The Secretary/Treasurer, Dan McCarthy, reviewed the Financial Statements of the Association for the year to date July 20, 2018. These are also available upon request.
France Dionne provided a legal report on two cases in Canada. One dealt with commerce in trade between provinces that may have had an impact on the marketing of milk within but not between provinces and the other dealt with the sale of raw milk.
Standing Committee Reports:
Dan McCarthy reported that a few states and provinces have not yet renewed their memberships. They will be contacted shortly.
Dan McCarthy reported that the survey continues, and will be provided quarterly. If anyone needs it more frequently, they can contact Dan. We are continuing to seek more organizations to provide data to make this publication more robust.
There being no additional nominations, the following slate of Officers were elected by acclamation for the 2018-2019 Association year.
Peter Hunkar, Colorado – President
Doug Thompson, Prince Edward Island – 1st Vice-President
John Weisgerber, North Dakota – 2nd Vice-President
Dan McCarthy, New York – Secretary/Treasurer
Mike Southwood, Alberta – Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Additionally, the Position of Canadian and US Counsels are:
France Dionne – Canadian Counsel
Mike Wiers, Maine – US Counsel
The following persons were designated by their member-agency or nominated by the Executive Committee to serve on the Executive Committee:
Jerri Kahana – Hawaii Mike Southwood – Alberta
Crafton Wilkes – Virginia Rob Delage – British Columbia
Tim Drake – Maine Dan Draper – New Brunswick
Tim Moyer – Pennsylvania Brent Achtemichuk – Manitoba
Chad Lee – Montana John Moores – Newfoundland / Labrador
Anna Vickrey – Nevada Liz Crouse – Nova Scotia
John Weisgerber – North Dakota TBD – – Ontario
Dan McCarthy – New York Doug Thompson – Prince Edward Island
Eric Hanson – Wisconsin France Dionne – Quebec
Peter Hunkar – Colorado Doug Miller – Saskatchewan
Dan Sutton, Tennessee Chantal Paul, Canadian Dairy Commission
A motion to accept this slate of members to the Executive Committee was approved by acclamation.
No new business was offered.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:50 PM.
Dan McCarthy, Secretary-Treasurer