ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-21 program of work and budget at its quarterly board meeting July 14-16, 2020. In consideration of changing travel and business openings due to the pandemic, the National Peanut Board will offer opportunities for both in-person and online attendance to board members and alternates.
The in-person meeting takes place at Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort, 11212 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Fla. Access to the virtual meeting will be made available upon registration for the Board 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 – 12:00 p.m. Domestic Promotions Committee
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Budget & Finance Committee
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Export Committee
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Grower Communications Committee
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 5:00 p.m. FY-21 Program of Work Presentation
5:00 p.m. Adjourn for day
THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2020
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. General Session Reconvenes
12:00 p.m. Adjournment
–Cathy Johnson, National Peanut Board