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Leigh Wickersham

Industry Jobs and Career Opportunities

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NIOP wants to help its members . . . when looking for new employees or when you have a job to be posted and shared. Help us “name” this new feature. Submit suggestions to leigh@niop.org Also, note: our first job opportunity has been posted on the website. Thank you Conagra for using your NIOP membership!

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More than 50 Years of Membership & 20 Years of Leadership . . . Claude Jones Retires from NIOP Service

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NIOP’s May 20th Board of Directors meeting marked the end of board service for a very dedicated individual – Claude Jones.   NIOP President Glenn Ginalick shared the following comments from an email exchange with Jones as he acknowledged that the May board meeting would be his last.   The old saying that all good things come to end is appropriate.    My first NIOP meeting was in the early 1970’s when Walter Johann from Procter and Gamble took this newbie in…

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NIOP Approved Prior Cargo Lists Have Been Updated

By Business Advice, Membership, Uncategorized

Late last year, President Glenn Ginalick resurrected the NIOP Technical Committee after a nine year hiatus.  With a combination of previous committee members and new, eager volunteers, the committee was initiated in response to a member’s request for updates to the Approved Prior Cargo Lists. Meeting monthly under the leadership of Changjian Ji, NIOP board member from Cargill, the committee undertook an extensive review of the Approved Prior Cargo Lists.  In order for our members to easily manage last cargo…

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There are some unique events included FREE of CHARGE at the 2021 NIOP Convention

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NIOP Hotel Room Rate Includes The NIOP hotel room rate includes a daily resort fee.  This fee will cover several amenities, which include: complimentary tee times on the (9) hole walking “Coyote” golf course (excludes cart and club rentals), unlimited golf driving range, enhanced high-speed and wireless internet in the guest room with the ability to connect up to 5 devices, unlimited local and domestic long-distance phone calls, self-parking, and also includes our daily rituals: scheduled morning guided hikes into the…

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Updated 2021 NIOP Convention Schedule — with a few additions!

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Saturday, March 13 5 – 6:30 pm  Early Arrival Reception/Beers with Peers Sunday, March 14 7 am        Mitakeye Oyasin at Sunrise   (Salud Terrace/Patio) 8 am        Guided Trail Walk (out the front door of hotel) 10 am      Emmett Cornibe Memorial Golf Tournament 10 am      Jeep Excursion into the Desert (with lunch)  $200 per person 1 – 5 pm   Conversation Cafe Open (snacks/beverages/cornhole) 5:30 pm   Tequila Toast (Salud Terrace)…

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First Team Effort Draws 63 NIOP Members

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Our final registration for our first Lunch and Learn webinar (team effort with The Jacobsen) was 63! The powerpoint and recorded session are available in the Member Center (on the NIOP website). Thank you again to The Jacobsen, John Cusick and George Morris for making this available to NIOP Members ONLY! In addition to the webinar, the Jacobsen is offering a 20% discount to NIOP members who want to expand their access beyond the NIOP quarterly lunch and learns (bite-sized…

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New * NIOP Members Only * Free of Charge * Limited # of Attendees

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NEW FOR NIOP MEMBERS ONLY January 26th 12 pm – 12:30 EST Bite-Sized Webinar   NIOP has teamed up with The Jacobsen to provide a new member benefit.     Check out our first team effort on January 26th at 12 pm – 12:30 EST. This “bite-sized” webinar is available as a free, lunch-and-learn for NIOP members only.  Jacobsen Senior Analyst, John Cusick will review the demand placed on vegetable oils per the surge in forecasted biomass-based diesel expansion efforts.  …

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