The meeting was called to order by President Doug Newsom immediately following the awards luncheon on December 4, 2009 at the Embassy Suite Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.
Everett Forkner reported for the audit committee and moved that the financial report be approved. Harold Hodson seconded the motion, motion carried.
The president then called for nominations for president for the coming year. Max Rothschild nominated Doug Newcom to serve another term. Nomination seconded by Everett Forkner. There being no other nominations, Doug Newcom was elected by acclimation.
The president then called for nominations for vice president. Harold Hodson nominated Clint Schwab for another term as vice president. There being no further nominations, Joe Cassady seconded the nomination and Clint was elected by acclimation.
The president then called for nominations for Editor, presently being served by Ron Bates of Michigan State University. Max Rothschild moved that Ron continue as Editor. Bob Kemp Seconded the motion, motion carried.
The president then called for nominations for secretary/treasurer. Joe Cassady had talked to Jim Schneider about serving as secretary/treasurer and Jim agreed to serve as secretary but said he not be able to keep the bank account as treasurer. A discussion followed concerning the separation of the office of secretary and treasurer for the next year. Joe Cassady moved that Jim Schneider be elected to serve as secretary and that Ken Stalder be elected to serve as treasurer for the coming year. Motion seconded and passed.
The president called for nominations for the ex officio members of the board. Joe Cassady moved that Mark Boggess be elected to fill the USDA CREES position presently held by Muquarrab A. Qureshi. Motion seconded by Max Rothschild. Motion carried.
Max Rothschild moved that Joe Cassady replace him on the board to represent the NSRP-8 Research group. Motion seconded by Dale Miller, motion carried.
Jack Dekkers will continue to represent the NC-1004 Research group and Maynard Hogberg will continue as the Land Grant University representative on the board.
Dale Miller will continue as the Associated Member Organizations representative on the board.
The National Pork Board Executive Board member of the board presently held by Mark Boggess will be filled when the NPB hires the new Animal Science Director for the NPB.
The president then called for nominations for Directors at Large. Benny Mote, Todd See, Fields Gunsett and Bob Kemp were asked to continue as at-large directors. Ken Stalder was elected to replace Joe Cassady as a director at large and Doug Newcom was elected to replace Scott Price as an at-large director.
Clint Schwab and Mark Brubaker were elected to serve a second term as representatives of the breed associations. Valarie Duttlinger was elected to replace Doug Stewart and Dean Compart was elected to replace Max Waldo as a breed association representative.
Directors for the swine breeding companies were elected next. Scott Newman was replaced by David Casey and Archie Clutter was replaced by Scott Price. Dan Hamilton was replaced by Patrick Charagu.
Harold Hodson will continue to represent the AI companies on the board.
The central test station group is not represented on the new board.
The annual meeting and Symposium will be on December 2nd and 3rd of 2010. Location of the meeting will be selected later when the new secretary is in place.
Motion was made to adjourn by Glenn Conatser and seconded by Benny Mote. Meeting adjourned.