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PNW Port Range Subcommittee Meeting
January 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
All NAEGA members are invited to attend a meeting of the Grades and Inspection Committee’s PNW Port Range Subcommittee from 8:00-12am on January 31 in Portland, OR. The meeting will take place in the Oregon Wheat Commission Conference Room at the Wheat Marketing Center, 1200 NW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR. During the meeting Dana Coale, Acting Deputy Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS), will address the Subcommittee from 8:00-10:00am.
Ms. Coale is temporarily serving as the Deputy Administrator for the FGIS pending the selection of the permanent Deputy Administrator. Ms. Coale will provide an update on the ongoing process of merging FGIS with the AMS to be a separate grain inspection program within the agency. Space for the meeting is limited to a maximum of two representatives from each member company.
Following the meeting with Ms. Coale, the Subcommittee will formally convene from 10am-12pm in the same room to further discuss the reorganization, structure, staffing, mission and leadership within FGIS.