2013 Annual Meeting
Wenesday, December 11, 2013
1:00 – 3:00 | ASCIS & LSCIS Workshop
5:30 | Awards Banquet – Cocktails
6:30 | Awards Dinner
Order your tickets by calling the MSGA office at 204-745-6274
$45.00 per person
Evening Hospitality Sponsored by Farrel Agencies
Thursday, December 12, 2013
7:00-8:30 | Breakfast Sponsored by CPS
8:30 | Trade Show opens
9:00 | Alternative Service Delivery – prepare for 2014
10:15 | Coffee break Sponsored by Raxil PRO Shield
11:30 | Variety Registration Recommending Review – Dr.Brian Beres PRCWRT Chair
11:50 | 2014 Seed Guide Launch
12:00 | Lunch Sponsored by Seed Depot
1:30 | Association Business
2:15 | CSGA report
2:45 | “What’s Hot – What’s Not”
3:00 | Coffee break Sponsored by Raxil PRO Shield
3:30 | “What’s Hot – What’s Not”
4:30 | Member to Member
5:30 | Adjourn
* agenda subject to changes
Resolutions must be submitted to the MSGA office or to the Resolutions Chair, Craig Riddell, by noon on December 12th.
For hotel reservations call the Victoria Inn at 1-877-842-4667
Manitoba Seed Growers’ Association Business Section Annual Meeting Minutes
Thursday, December 12th, 2013 1:30pm Victoria Inn, Brandon, Manitoba
Call to order :
The meeting was called to order by chair, Brad Hamblin
Ryan Murray presented the President’s report
Approval of Minutes from the 2012 Annual Business Meeting:
Motion: That the minutes of the 2012 Annual Business Meeting be adopted as circulated.
M/S Eric McLean / David FaurschouCarried
Nominations chair Craig Riddell announced names for election. For the Provincial Director positions, Eric McLean, Ray Askin, Daniel Sanders, Andrew Ayre, David Faurschou and Tom Greaves have agreed to let their names stand. Doug Heaman will let his name stand as National Director. Finance Report: Eric McLean presented the financial report and audited financial statements for the year ending September 30, 2013.
Motion: That the financial report and audited financial statements for the 2012/2013 fiscal year are accepted.
M/S Don Zeghers / Brad Hamblin Carried
Eric McLean presented the budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year showing a budgeted surplus of $120.
Motion: That the 2013-2014 budget be accepted as presented.
M/S Craig Riddell / Tom Greaves Carried
Appointment of Auditor:
Motion: That D F George at 113, 2nd St, SW, Carman be appointed as the association’s auditor for 2013-2014.
M/S Eric McLean/ Doug Heaman Carried
Motion: That nominations cease for the National Board director position and Provincial Board director positions.
M/S Brad Hamblin / Lorne Hulme Carried
Doug Heaman will serve as the MSGA representative on the National Board and Eric McLean, Ray Askin, Daniel Sanders, Andrew Ayre, David Faurschou and Tom Greaves will serve on the MSGA board by acclamation.
Resolution #1: Courtesy Resolution
To thank the 2013 MSGA Annual Meeting sponsors.
CANTERRA SEEDS Seed Depot
Manitoba Co-operator Bayer CropScience
Proven Seed SeCan
Farrell Agencies Crop Inspect
Farmers Edge 20/20 Seed Labs Inc.
Alliance Seed MASC
M/S Eric McLean/Don Zeghers Carried
Motion: That the meeting be adjourned
M/S David Faurschou / Daniel Sanders Carried