CONVENTION COMMITTEE

The Convention Committee is responsible for the planning and execution of the annual convention.  The committee selects convention meeting sites, speakers and programming.

Chairman:  Liam Rogers – Hudson Tank Terminals Corporation

Mark Chmielewski – RJ O’Brien

Bill Fraser – Pasternak, Baum & Co., Inc.

Glenn Ginalick – ADM

Claude Jones – Francis-Mustoe & Company

Walter Floyd – Darling Ingredients, Inc.

Brian Shultz – MPB Commodities Brokerage Inc.

Nate Smithson – Moving Parts LLC

Mitch Kilanowski – Darling Ingredients, Inc.

COVID-19 TASK FORCE

This Task Force is tasked with helping the leadership respond to members’ needs in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Chairman: Claude Jones – Francis-Mustoe & Company

Glenn Ginalick – ADM

Sandra Hulm – Conagra Brands, Inc.

Brandon Mortensen – BNSF Railway

Eric Snow – Stole Tankers USA, Inc.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee consists of the current officers and various directors serving on the NIOP Board of Directors. They provide strategic recommendations and leadership to the Board of Directors.

President:  Glenn Ginalick – Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
First Vice President: Sandra Hulm – Conagra Brands, Inc.
Second Vice President: Andy Seagren – Ventura Foods LLC
Treasurer: Andrew Seagren – Ventura Foods

Immediate Past President: Craig Mullen – Bridgewell Food & Agriculture

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Education Committee is responsible for planning NIOP’s annual course offering, Introduction to the Oilseed Industry Training, including selecting speakers, identifying important topics of discussion and ensuring a valuable experience for attendees.

Chair: Will Swanson – Cargill, Inc.

Glenn Ginalick – ADM
Changjian Ji — Cargill, Inc.
Courtney Lawrenson — Ag Processing Inc.
Craig Mullen – Bridgewell Food & Agriculture
Andrew Seagren – Ventura Foods

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The Membership Committee is responsible for member recruitment and retention, which includes recruiting new member organizations to join NIOP, as well as receiving feedback from current members regarding the overall membership value of NIOP.

Chair:  Brandon Mortensen — BNSF Railway

John Elliott  – Cargill, Inc.

Glenn Ginalick  – ADM

Craig Mullen  – Bridgewell Agribusiness, LLC

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

The Scholarship Committee is responsible for administering NIOP’s scholarship program.

Chair: Claude Jones – Francis-Mustoe & Company
Glenn Ginalick – ADM
Sandra Hulm – Conagra Brands, Inc.
Cheryl Moore
Craig Mullen – Bridgewell Food & Agriculture
Laurie Rogers

SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE

The Technical Committee is responsible for the organization’s social media forums that include Facebook and Instagram.

Chair: Nate Smithson – Moving Parts LLC
Sara Repa – Bunge
Paige Kennebeck – Moving Parts Llc
Logan Kuch – Ventura Foods, LLC

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

The Technical Committee is responsible for notifying the Board of Directors when technical changes to the Trading Rules are necessary because of changes in standards or criteria promulgated by other organizations and referenced in the Trading Rules.

Chair: Changjian Ji – Cargill, Inc.
Liam Rogers – Hudson Tank Terminals Corporation
Taylor Halstead – Cargill, Inc.

Dennis Walker — Procter & Gamble Co.
Jane Hayden – ADM

Scott Peterson — Odin Marine Group, LLC

Andre Thionville — Thionville Laboratories, Inc.