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FY-18 Plans Head Agenda for National Peanut Board Quarterly Meeting

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

National Peanut BoardThe National Peanut Board has scheduled its quarterly Board and committee meetings for December 5-6 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, D. C.

“In 2018, we will continue making peanuts relevant to millennials to move toward our goal of becoming America’s undisputed favorite nut,” said Bob Parker, National Peanut Board’s president, and CEO. “And, with solid research and official guidelines in place, our role in educating parents and health professionals about early introduction of peanuts to prevent peanut allergies is more important now than ever before. Look for us to engage in more strategic opportunities in 2018.”

New officers will be elected and instated, with terms running from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the American Peanut Council’s Winter Conference Dec. 6 and 7.  The National Peanut Board quarterly board meeting schedule is as follows:


1:00 – 5:30 p.m.                              Media and Administrative Training –Board Members and Alternates

6:00 – 6:30 p.m.                              Nominations Committee


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

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.                         Domestic Promotions Committee

12:00 –1:15 p.m.                             Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.                              Export and International Trade Committee

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.                              Budget and Finance Committee

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.                              Evaluation and Measurement Committee
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.                              Grower and Industry Communications Committee

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.                              Board General Session Reconvenes

4:00 p.m.                                          Adjourn

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.                              American Peanut Council Grower Meeting

No National Peanut Board meetings scheduled.

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.                     American Peanut Council Winter Conference

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