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CRDF Board of Directors Meeting

CRDF Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – 9:45 am 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 Wednesday, June 13, 2017 at 9:45 am EDT in the Calusa DE Room, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort, 5001 Coconut Rd., Bonita Springs, Florida. 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 May 22, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting*
4. Committee Reports:
Executive Committee – Larry Black
D. Active Topics
Finance & Audit Committee – Ned Hancock
D. Review of Monthly Financial Summary and Accompanying Statements*
E. Active Topics
1) Presentation of Miscellaneous Contracts*
2) Presentation of FY 2018-19 Draft Operating Budget for Approval*
F. Update on Legislative and Funding Issues – Florida Citrus Mutual
Governance Committee – Ricke Kress
D. Active Topics
1) Status Update on COO Position
Research Management Committee – David Howard
D. Active Topics
1) Project# 16-007 Duan – Updated*
2) Recommendations for RMC-18 Full Proposal Invitation*
3) RMC-18 Timeline and Process Update*
Commercial Product Delivery Committee – Ben McLean
D. Active Topics
1) CLAS PATHOGEN INTERVENTION
a) Bactericide Strategies
i. Project# 16-026C, Bayer Crop Science Update – Denise Marker
5) Other Updates and New Projects
a) Recommendations for CPDC-18 Full Proposal Invitation*
b) CPDC-18 Timeline and Process Update*
Industry Research Coordinating Committee – Rob Atchley
D. Active Topics
5. Interim COO Report – John Arthington
A. Presentation of Certis USA for Citrus Donation – Joe Craig, Certis USA Regional Sales Manager
6. New Business
7. Announcement of Future Meeting:
Board of Directors Meeting – July 24,2018 at 10am
8. Adjournment