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CRDF Board of Directors Meeting

CRDF Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

NOTICE OF A MEETING OF THE CITRUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – 2:00 pm EDT

TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING
A Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc. will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT at the Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, Florida in Ben Hill Griffin Hall, Room 103. Participants may conference in by dialing 800-567-5900 and entering participant access code 393338# when prompted.

CRDF has been experiencing some interruptions/distractions during conference calls. Below are a few phone tips to be mindful of when on a conference call.

• When speaking please say your name so that the minutes can be properly captured.
• Please mute your line whenever you are not speaking (mute button on phone or *6) to prevent background noise from disrupting the meeting and ensure the best sound quality during the call.
• Refrain from using headsets, speakers, cordless phones, etc., as they can create static or echo on your conference calls.
• If you have any problems during your call please text Brandy Brown at 863-514-7513 or Audrey Nowicki at 412-554-5143. We will try to help resolve the problem immediately.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the Foundation at least 72 hours in advance by contacting Brandy Brown by phone at (863) 956-8817 or by email at brandy.brown@citrusrdf.org.

AGENDA
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call/Determination of Quorum
3. Approval of Minutes of the February 21, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting*
4. Committee Reports:
Executive Committee – Larry Black
D. Active Topics
1) Changes to CRDF staffing
Finance & Audit Committee – Ned Hancock
E. Active Topics
F. Update on Legislative and Funding Issues – Florida Citrus Mutual
Governance Committee – Ricke Kress
D. Active Topics
Research Management Committee – David Howard
D. Active Topics
1) Plans for March RMC – Call for proposals priorities
Commercial Product Delivery Committee – Ben McLean
D. Active Topics
1) Plans for March CPDC – Call for proposals priorities
Industry Research Coordinating Committee – Rob Atchley
D. Active Topics
5. COO Report – Harold Browning
6. New Business
7. Announcement of Future Meeting:
Board of Directors Meeting – Proposed March 27, 2018 Board Meeting
8. Adjournment