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Notice and Agenda for CA Wheat Commission Board Meeting 8/31/2011

Posted on 8/19/2011

California Wheat Commission Meeting

University of CA, Davis
Room 2005 PES Building
Davis, CA
Directions and Parking Information
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

I. Opening Business

A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call
C. Introduction of Guests
D. Approval of Agenda
E. Approval of April 12, 2011 Meeting Minutes

II. Commissioner Petitions and Elections

A. Approval of Commissioner Elections
B. Open Districts

III. FY 10/11 Financial Report

A. Audit report - Ron Ley, Damore Hamric & Schneider, Inc.
B. Audit Committee Comments
C. Investment Options

IV. Commissioner and Staff Reports

A. Officer Reports - South Asian Wheat Marketing Conference and USW Summer Board Meeting
B. Commissioner Reports - 2011 Harvest Results/ 2012 Outlook
C. Staff Reports

V. Research and Field Report

A. Jorge Dubcovsky, Phil Mayo
B. Research Committee Report
C. Crop Quality Update
D. UCCE/UC Funding - Future Staffing
E. Collaborator Meeting

VI. Market Development

A. US Wheat - EU Durum Team
B. Outreach / Sponsorship
        a. Promotional Video- Locally Grown
        b. Wheat Foods Council - Nutrition Conference
C. Upcoming Events - USW Fall Board Meeting, Kneading Conference

VII. Financial Report

A. Handler Audit
     a. Update on current audit
     b. Review random audit policy
B. Income/Expense Report and Cash Flow Statement
C. Investment Policy
D. FY 11/12 Budget


IX. Closed Session

Closed session pursuant to California Government Code 11126(a) regarding the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of an employee.

Closed Session, if necessary, regarding pending litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(e).
Return to open session and announce action taken in closed session, if any.

X. Set Next Meeting Date

XI. Adjournment

All agenda items are subject to discussion and possible action. For more information, or to make a request regarding a disability-related accommodation for the meeting, please contact Cymantha Fredrickson at the Commission office at 530-661-1292 or Requests for disability related modification or accommodation for the meeting should be made at least 48 hours prior to the meeting time. All meetings of the California Wheat Commission are open to the public and subject to the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. All interested parties are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting. This notice and agenda is available on the Internet at