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 19-20, 2020

Register Form – Click here

Tentative Schedule – Click Here

The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) quarterly meetings:
Dates – February 19-20, 2020
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:
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    • Committee meetings – Wednesday, February 19 – check start time for respective committee
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      • Join the group for lunch starting at noon.
      • First time attendees – special welcome at 1:15 pm Wednesday afternoon.


    • Off Site event – Wednesday evening, February 19. Details to be determined.
    • 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
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    • Room – The rate is $210 USD per night plus tax and includes complimentary parking and airport shuttle.
    • Last day to book is January 27, 2020! [/checklist]
  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: $75 per person to defray meeting costs and is included in your hotel room rate – if you are staying at the hotel.
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    • Otherwise MACA will invoice you prior to the meeting.
      Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 pm, February 12, 2020.


See you in St. Louis!



  • Your Information

  • Please indicate the number of people attending the meals below:
  • FEES

  • Price: $75.00
  • $0.00


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 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
Off-Site event

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Board Meeting

7:00am – 7:30am
Breakfast Buffet
7:30am – 11:00am
MACA Board Meeting

A. Call to Order & Introductions – Tim Riley, President

B. Review of “Antitrust & Fair Trade Practice Guidelines” – Tim Riley, President

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  • Barbara Dunn O’Neal – Legal Counsel
    • Fiduciary Responsibilities & Legal Responsibilities – O’Neal


C. Secretary’s Report – Rodney Schmidt, Secretary

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  • November 7, 2019
  • December 13, 2019


D. Treasurer’s Report – Rodney Schmidt

E. Committee Reports

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  • Executive Committee – Lindsey Jackson, Vice Chair
  • Annual Meeting Committee
  • Distribution & Environment Committee
  • Production & Environmental Stewardship Committee
  • Industry Communications Committee
    Membership Update –
    Membership application(s) –
    Young Leader Scholarship Program
    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

G. Executive Director Update – Bonnie McCarvel

H. Old Business

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


I. New Business

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  • Goals/Budget
  • Next Meeting – June 18, 2020


J. Adjourn