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Phoenix Convention Center Room 229A

Mike Smith: Co-Chairman (C) Scott Niess: Co-Chairman (F)

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Thursday, Feb. 2

12:30 PM        Welcome/Call to Order

  • Introductions

  • Approve Agenda and Summer Meeting Minutes

  • Committee Ground Rules

  • Desired Outcomes: Set Priority Strategic Initiatives for 2018-19

  • Review and Approve Purpose Statement


12:45 PM        Committee Agenda Overview

  • Review Purpose Statement & 2017-18 Priority Strategic Initiatives

        • Support the Long Range Plan by identifying and prioritizing initiatives to provide safe and wholesome beef and beef products to maintain and grow consumer confidence and trust.

        • Most Important: Ensure Beef Safety and Ensure Antibiotic Stewardship

        • More Important: Certify and Verify Production Practices & Research and Innovate New Production Technologies

        • Important: Adopt Animal I.D. Traceability Systems

1:00 PM          Updates to Long Range Plan

1:15 PM          Discussion on checkoff safety contracted work

1:30 PM          Dr. Gary Smith - Beef Checkoff Safety Research:  A Historical Perspective

2:00 PM          2019 Priority Strategic Initiatives Development

3:15 PM          Review Outcomes and Next Steps

3:30 PM          Adjourn – complete evaluation survey

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Denver, Colorado

The checkoff's Safety committee meeting was held July 13, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and then again on July 14, 2017 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Gaylord Opryland Convention Center - Bayou D

Mike Smith and Jerry Bohn, co-chairmen

Lunches will be served to committee members at meeting

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017; 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.


1. Welcome/Call to Order

2. Overview of Industry Scan Outcomes and Refinements

3. Updates to Long Range Plan

4. Presentations/Discussion with checkoff contractors on safety research and challenges

5. 2018 Priority Development

6. Review Outcomes and Next Steps

7. Adjournplease complete evaluation survey

Hyatt Regency Downtown Denver: Centennial Ballroom A

Safety Subcommittee July 15, 2016 MEETING MINUTES

Contractor Presentations from 2016 Summer Conference:

Thursday, July 14 & Friday, July 15, 2016


Safety Committee Meeting - Part I

Thursday, July 14, 2016; 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Centennial Ballroom A

1. Welcome/Call to Order

  • Introductions

2. Approve Agenda and Jan. 29, 2016 Safety CommitteeMeeting MINUTES

3. Committee Ground Rules

4. Review Purpose Statement

5. Desired Outcomes: Review Authorization Requests & Tactic Scoring

6. Contractors Present Authorization Requests:

  • AR #1704-R: National Cattlemen's Beef Association - safety research & scientific affairs
  • AR #1705-R: North American Meat Institute - post-harvest beef safety; nutrition research & education
  • AR #1709-II: National Cattlemen's Beef Association - issues and crisis management planning & BQA
  • AR #1710-II: National Livestock Producers Association - antibiotics symposium

10 minutes for discussion after each presentation

7.  Adjourn

Safety Committee Meeting - Part II

Friday, July 15, 2016; 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Centennial Ballroom A

1. Welcome/Call to Order

2. Engage Contractors for Additional Information

  • Questions
  • Clarification

3. AR Tactic Scoring Exercise

  • Review Tactics
  • Align to Score
  • Capture Comments

4. Wrap Up and Next Steps

5. Adjourn