PCO Annual Membership Meeting

PCO Annual Membership Meeting

Registration for PCO’s 2018 Annual Member Meeting has closed. If your plans to attend have changed, please call us at (814) 422-0251.

Please join us for an educational evening with inspiring speakers, PCO’s Annual Membership Meeting, and a delicious dinner! PCO is the fifth largest organic certifier in the United States and membership is growing. Come to learn more about PCO and its exciting future.

This year’s Membership Meeting is being held at the historic Match Factory Place in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania and will feature Organic Trade Association (OTA) Farm Policy Director, Johanna Mirenda, who will provide updates on OTA’s policy platform and priority initiatives, and host a discussion about the work of the OTA Farmers Advisory Council, of which PCO is a member. Topics include: pesticides and GMO contamination, dairy industry issues, labor shortage, and climate change.

Details:
November 28, 2018
4:30-7:00 pm
American Philatelic Society
Sundman Hall
100 Match Factory Place
Bellefonte, PA 16823
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New this year: In order to encourage participation from members far and wide, PCO will be testing an online remote participation option. Registrants who select the online option will receive an email on November 26th with instructions for connecting to the meeting via the web. Participants should have a reliable internet connection and speakers or a speaker phone. Questions for the presenters can be submitted ahead of time to bharper@paorganic.org or submitted during the session via the online chat option.

Cost: FREE for PCO members, families & guests

PCO Membership Meeting Agenda (subject to change):

  • 4:30 pm: Registration/reception
  • 5:00 pm: Business meeting including PCO Annual Report and Board member election
  • 5:30 pm: Johanna Mirenda, Organic Trade Association Farm Policy Director
  • 6:15 pm: Dinner service begins
  • 7:30 pm: Adjourn

Please email Betty Harper (bharper@paorganic.org) with any questions or contact the PCO Office at (814) 422-0251 to register via phone.