Board Meeting


TO:  MACA Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Member Companies, State Associations, Committee Chairs/Vice-Chairs, Consultants, Committee Members

FROM: Bonnie McCarvel, Executive Director

RE: Quarterly Meetings – February 9-10, 2022

Register Form – Click here

Tentative Schedule – Click Here

The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) quarterly meetings:
Dates – February 9-10, 2022
Location – Renaissance Airport Hotel, 9801 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63134

To participate please do the following:

  1. EVENTS: Register for the meeting(s) by completing the form. – there are three different events scheduled as followed:
    • Pre-meeting event – For those arriving on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.  President Schmidt has suggested an informal get together at TopGolf. If you are interested and wish to attend, please let me know by noon, February 1, 2022.  The number of people who sign up will determine the cost of the event.
    • Committee meetings – Wednesday, February 9 – check start time for respective committee.
      • Join the group for lunch starting at noon.
      • First time attendees – special welcome at 1:15 pm Wednesday afternoon.
    • Presidential Reception – Wednesday evening at the hotel.
    • Board meeting – begins at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday morning and will conclude by 11:00. Please plan your departures after that time.
  2. Hotel Reservations – click here for your online reservation link
    • Room – The rate is $210 USD per night plus tax includes complimentary parking, airport shuttle and covers the MACA break, lunch and breakfast.
    • Last day to book is January 18, 2022.
  3. Invite a guest: Please extend a personal invite to someone from your company or someone you know in the industry to attend the MACA meetings on Wednesday.
  4. Meeting fee – $80 per person to defray meeting costs and is included in your hotel room rate – if you are staying at the hotel.
    • Otherwise MACA will invoice you prior to the meeting.
    • Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 pm, February 1, 2022.

See you in St. Louis!



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Wednesday, February 9, 2022 – Committee Meetings

8:30am – 3:45pm
9:00am – Noon
D&E Committee Meeting
9:30am – Noon
Executive Committee
Noon – 1:30pm Lunch
1:45pm – 5:00pm
Annual Meeting Committee
1:45pm – 5:00pm Industry Communications and C.A.N. Steering Committee
1:45pm – 5:00pm Production & Environmental Stewardship (PES) Committee
6:00pm – 9:00pm
MACA Presidential Reception

Thursday, February 10, 2022 – Board Meeting

7:00am – 7:30am
Breakfast Buffet
7:30am – 11:00am

MACA Board Meeting

A. Call to Order & Introductions – Rodney Schmidt, President

B. Review of “Antitrust & Fair Trade Practice Guidelines” – Rodney Schmidt, President

  • Barbara Dunn O’Neal – Legal Counsel

C. Secretary’s Report – Jaime Yanes, Secretary

  • November 11, 2021

D. Treasurer’s Report – Jaime Yanes

E. Committee Reports

  • Executive Committee – Joe Olson, Vice Chair
  • Annual Meeting Committee – Mike Lehman, Chair
  • Distribution & Environment Committee – Brian Clark, Chair
  • Production & Environmental Stewardship Committee – Matt Lawrence, Chair
  • Industry Communications Committee
    Membership Update –
    Membership application(s) –
    Young Leader Scholarship Program – Doug Mertens & Drew Ratterman, Co-chairs
    CropLife Ambassador Network (C.A.N.) – Michelle Kilper, Coordinator
  • Membership Update –
  • Young Leader Scholarship Program – Jaime Yanes & Rodney Schmidt
  • CropLife Ambassador Network (CAN) – Michelle Kilper, Coordinator

F. State Association Update – Randy Stookey, KARA

G. Executive Director Update – Bonnie McCarvel

H. Old Business

  • Long Range Plan – Lindsey Jackson, Chair
  • Financial Guidelines Update

I. New Business

  • Long Range Plan – Joe Olson, Chair
  • Next Meeting – June 9, 2022

J. Adjourn