2020

PSA COMMITTEES 

Associates

2020 Committee

Chair: Darin Justus - Justus Bag Company Inc.

  • Don Lusk - Satake USA, Inc.

  • Casey Muggers - Bratney Companies

  • Martin Luttrell - Summit Seed Coatings

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee shall work to help publicize and promote projects of the PSA. The Committee chair shall keep the Board and Membership informed of the activities of the Committee so new innovations and projects can be shared. 

Chair: Mindy Duerst - Ioka Marketing, LLC

  • Amy Jenness - Rainier Seeds, Inc. 

  • Jessica Hoard - Rainier Seeds, Inc. 

  • Chase MacPherran - Pure Seed

Convention Committee

The PSA President shall appoint a Chair and Committee to handle the details of the Annual Convention. The Executive Director shall work with the Committee to prepare and submit a convention budget to the Board of Directors for approval. The Committee shall work closely with the President and Executive Director and make all advance arrangements with the facility where the Convention is to be held. The Committee shall work with the Executive Director on mailings, room blocks, tickets, convention programs, agendas, and printing. The Committee Chair shall assist the President of the Association in selecting the PSA's Person of the Year to be honored at the Annual Meeting.

Chair: Carolyn Lockwood - Corvallis Seed Coatings

  • Martin Luttrell - Summit Seed Coatings

  • Sam Cable - Pure Seed

  • Robert Todd - Lallemand

  • Mike Ingham - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Katy Soden - California Crop Improvement Association

Field Seed - Turf Seed - Vegetable Seed

The chairs of the field, turf and vegetable seed committees shall appoint crop reporters to provide reports during the annual convention. Suggestions from committee members regarding ideas for the convention shall be solicited beforehand. Such ideas shall be presented at the annual convention to the membership. Each chair shall advise the legislative committee of any changes that might occur to be projected affecting the various laws and regulations concerning field, turf or vegetable seeds.

2020 Committee: Field Seed

Chair: Kevin Miller - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Joe Baglietto - Baglietto Seeds 

  • Chuck Deatherage - Seed Sales International 

  • Nicole Hostert - Corvallis Feed & Seed

  • Gina Lohnes - Treasure Valley Seed Company 

  • John Palmer - California Crop Improvement Association 

  • Michael Rascon - Corvallis Feed & Seed 

2020 Committee: Turf Seed

Chair: Bill Merrigan - Blue Mt. Seeds, Inc.

  • Sam Cable - Pure Seed

  • Rob Duerst - Ioka Marketing, LLC

  • Dean Browning - Seeds, Inc.

2018 Committee: Vegetable Seed

Chair: Gina Lohnes - Treasure Valley Seed Company

  • John Mizicko - Eurofins Biodiagnostics

  • Aaron Phillips - Del Monte Seed Operations

Historian 

The Historian shall collect and save all records, pictures, minutes, programs, etc. concerning the activities of the Pacific Seed Association with the help of the Executive Director

Grant Baglietto - Baglietto Seeds

Legislative, Technology & Research Committee 

The Historian shall collect and save all records, pictures, minutes, programs, etc. concerning the activities of the Pacific Seed Association with the help of the Executive Director

Chair: Sam Cable - Pure Seed

  • Nicole Hostert - California Crop Improvement Association

  • Chase MacPherran - Pure Seeds

  • Bill Merrigan - Blue Mt. Seeds, Inc.

  • John Palmer - California Crop Improvement Association

Membership

The Membership Committee shall be responsible for the solicitation of new memberships in accordance with eligibility, classification and other requirements of membership as may be prescribed by the By-laws of the Association. Committee members will forward to the Chair of lists of persons, firms or corporations who should be solicited for membership. The Chair will compile said lists and present them ot the PSA's Board of Directors for consideration. Upon approval by the Board, the Executive Director of the Membership Committee shall work together to solicit memberships from the approved list.

Chair: Kathy Hutton - Seeds, Inc.

  • Mike Ingham - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Kevin Miller - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Robert Todd - Lallemand

Native/Organic

2020 Committee

Chair: Mike Ingham - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Denver Black - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Kathy Hutton - Seeds, Inc.

  • Kevin Miller - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Mark Mustoe - Clearwater Seed

Nominating

The Nominating Committee shall select individuals to serve the Association on the basis of an individual's ability, interest and particiation. The Chair of the Nominating Committee shall be the Immediate Past President and the remainder of the Committee shall be made up of Past Presidents of the PSA. All nominations for Directors, Officers, Committee Chairs and Committees shall be made during the Annual Convention for the membership to vote on.

2020 Committee

Chair: Martin Luttrell - Summit Seed Coatings

  • Sam Cable - Pure Seed

  • Robert Todd - Lallemand

  • Mike Ingham - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Joe Baglietto - Baglietto Seed

  • Stu Barclay - Summit Seed Coatings

  • Chuck Deatherage - Seed Sales International 

  • Rob Duerst - Ioka Marketing, LLC

  • Kathy Hutton - Seeds, Inc.

  • Mike Ingham - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Bill Merrigan - Blue Mt. Seeds, Inc.

PSA Cares Committee

The PSA Cares Committee works on public service and outreach efforts to showcase what PSA Member entities are doing with respect to Public Service. Social media outlets will be used including the PSA website, Twitter and Facebook. Other news outlets such as the PSA e-Newsletter and potential new releases in local newspapers will also be utilized.

Chair: Sam Cable - Pure Seed

  • Mindy Duerst - Ioka Marketing, LLC

  • Robert Todd

  • Martin Luttrell - Summit Seed Coatings

Scholarship

The Scholarship Committee is responsible for developing and improving the PSA's Scholarship Program within the PSA's Geographic Area. The Committee shall work with the Executive Director to assist raising and investing Scholarship Funds in a manner that will provide Scholarships for those selected by the Committee. The Committee Chair shall arrange for interviews of Scholarship Applicants and shall announce the winners of the PSA Scholarship during the Annual Convention.

2020 Committee

Chair: Nicole Hostert - California Crop Improvement Association

  • Joe Baglietto - Baglietto Seeds

  • Amy Jenness - Rainier Seeds, Inc.

  • Karen Krych - Clearwater Seed

  • Bill Merrigan - Blue Mountain Seeds, Inc.

  • Katy Soden - California Crop Improvement Association 

  • Robert Todd - Lallemand

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