Northwest Regional Cooperative Council Annual Meeting and Educational Seminar

Join us and 170+ cooperative members for the 19th annual Northwest Regional Cooperative Council Meeting and Educational Seminar, Monday, November 14 and Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

2022 NRCI Conference will be November 14-15 in Spokane at the Davenport Grand. 

Registration opens early September 2022.

Please email Ben@NWAgCC.com for Conference and Hotel links.

Schedule of Events 2022

Agricultural Cooperatives

 

Sponsored by CoBank

  

Monday, November 14

           

7:15 am           Breakfast Buffet- Sponsored by ....................................................................................Grand Ballroom C

                         Registration

                                

8:00 am           Opening Session – Allen Waggoner, President, NWACC, presiding......................Grand Ballroom C

                                          Sponsored by Dorsey & Whitney LLP

  

                         Title: Federal Policy Impacting Cooperatives

                                 Presenter: Chuck Conner, CEO of National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

 

9:00 am           Break—Sponsored by Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP

 

9:20 am           General Session 2 – Cris Hales, Vice President, NWACC, presiding....................Grand Ballroom C

                                 Sponsored by Darigold, Inc.

                         

                         Title: Board of Directors Training

                                 Presenter: Leslie Hilton, Board Strategy, Execution, Transitions- FCC Services

 

10:30 am         Break—Sponsored by Land O’Lakes

 

10:45 am         General Session 3 – Paul Katovich, Director, NWACC, presiding..........................Grand Ballroom C

                                 Sponsored by Moss Adams

                         

                         Title: International Business Strategies

                                 Presenter: Gregg Doud, Aimpoint Research, Keynote Speaker

                       

12:00 noon      Lunch—Sponsored by Northwest Farm Credit Services........................................Grand Ballroom C

                                

 

1:00 pm           General Session 5 – Zach Batchelder, Director, NWACC, presiding.................... Grand Ballroom C

                                 Sponsored by CoBank

                       

                         Title: Retail Trends and the next 10 years

                                 Presenter: Anna Cardoze, Ag Vend

 

2:15 pm           Break—Sponsored by Lane Powell

2:30 pm           General Session 6 – Naomi Mangold, Director, NWACC, presiding.......................Grand Ballroom C

                                 Sponsored by Land O’Lakes

                         

                         Title: Weather Trends

                                 Presenter: Eric Snodgrass, Weather Expert

 

3:30 pm           Convene NW Agricultural Cooperative Council Annual Meeting……………...............Meeting Room 2

                         (Council Board meeting to follow) ……...…………………………………………………………

                                                                                   

5:30 pm           Reception (bar hosted 5:30-6:30 only)……….………………………....................................Grand Ballroom B

                                 Sponsored by Wilco

 

6:30 pm           Awards and Recognition Banquet.....................................................…….……............…Grand Ballroom B

                                 Sponsored by CoBank

 

Tuesday, November 15

 

7:15 am           Breakfast Buffet—Darigold........................................................... ………………….............Grand Ballroom C

                         Registration

                                

8:00 am           General Session 7 –Kevin Gray, Director, NWACC,presiding……………...................Grand Ballroom C

                                 Sponsored by Pratum Cooperative

                         

                         Title: Legal Issues for Cooperatives

                                 Presenter:  Michael Droke, Attorney, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

 

9:15 am           Break—Sponsored by CoBank

 

9:30 am           General Session 8—Bart Walker, Director, NWACC, presiding ­­­­­­­­­­­………….................Grand Ballroom C

                                 Sponsored by Northwest Farm Credit Services

                         

                         Title:  Board of Directors: Roles, Duties and Responsibilities

                                 Presenter: Keri Jacobs, Agriculture and Applied Economics, University of Missouri

 

11:00 am         Adjourn, NRCI Conference……………………………………………………...................................Grand Ballroom C

 

 

2022 NRCI Annual Meeting and Seminar

Spokane, Washington

November 14-15, 2022