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Corn Division Meeting Minutes – October 15, 2010

L’Auberge Del Mar
Del Mar, CA
October 15, 2010
12:45 PM
Corn Milling Members Present
Steve Arndt, Midstate Mills, Inc.
Jack Cwach, ADM Milling Company
Wade Ellis, Bunge Milling, Inc.
Bob Giguere, Iowa Corn Processors
Robert Harper, Hopkinsville Milling Company
Tommy Lynn, C.H. Guenther & Son
Bruce Roskens, PepsiCo/Quaker Oats
Charlie Stout, Milner Milling/PFM/Southeastern Mills
Don Sullins, ADM Milling Company
Steve Wickes, Agricor, Inc.
Bryan Wurscher, Cargill Corn Milling North America
Others Present
John Miller, Miller Milling Company, NAMA Chairman
Skip Myers, NAMA Legal Counsel
Mary Waters, NAMA President
                                                                               
  1. Call to Order – Robert Harper, Hopkinsville Milling Company
    Mr. Harper noted that Mr. Bastean, Bunge Milling, Inc. had been elected chair at the March 2010 division meeting. He changed jobs at Bunge and resigned from the NAMA Board. Mr. Harper wanted to call a meeting of the Corn Division with the purpose of electing a new Chairman.
  2. Antitrust Briefing
  3. Election of Corn Division Chair
    NAMA bylaws provide the Divisions the power to elect a chair, unlike the committee whose Chairmen are appointed by the NAMA Chairman.

    Mr. Harper briefly reviewed the history of the past chairs –

    1. Todd Bastean, Bunge Milling, Inc.;
    2. Mary Thompson, Cargill Dry Corn Ingredients;
    3. John Didion, Didion Milling, Inc.;
    4. Roger Mortenson, House-Autry Mills, Inc. and
    5. Rex Winter, Cargill Dry Corn Ingredients.

    During the discussion it was noted that Mr. Harper was currently Chair of the Corn Dry Milling Conference Committee and Mr. Roskens had responsibilities in the Oats Division.

    Mr. Sullins nominated Mr. Giguere and Mr. Harper seconded the nomination. He was unanimously approved as chair.

  4. Adjournment

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Waters
President

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