This authorizes the annual meeting: .
The meeting will be held on 11/13/2018 at Toyota Convention Center, Kennewick, WA. :
Admin Advisor: Tracy Dougher (email@example.com)
Attached is a draft agenda for the meeting as well as details on hotel options, transport, and how to register for the W-3008 annual meeting. As part of the W-3008 annual meeting, we will be touring a nearby onion storage and packing facility, and visiting fall-planted, overwintered onion crops.
Registration: To save expenses for our meeting, the PNVA has kindly let us utilize their registration website, where you have the option of registering for the W-3008 annual meeting only ($45 registration fee), the PNVA meeting only, or both. To register, please go to: http://pnva.org/pnva-conference/
Lodging: You can make a hotel reservation at the same hotels for which the PNVA has block reservations, i.e., the Springhill Suites attached to the Three Rivers Convention Center and the Hilton Garden Inn located directly across the street. Springhill Suites # is 509-820-3026 $122.00. To get the block rate, please indicate that you are participating in the PNVA meeting (even if you do not register for the PNVA meeting). The room block expires on October 12, 2018. Hilton Garden Inn # is 509-735-4600 with a rate of $112.00. Again, indicate that you are participating in the PNVA meeting. That room block also expires on October 12th. There are many other hotels nearby.
Christy Hoepting is the chair - firstname.lastname@example.org
Beth Gugino is the vice-chair - email@example.com
Bhabesh Dutta is the secretary - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lindsey du Toit is the past-chair – email@example.com
Tim Waters (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I are the local arrangements team since we’re based in WA.
PLEASE NOTIFY US BY OCTOBER 15TH IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE W-3008 ANNUAL MEETING AND, IF SO, WHETHER YOU WILL BE GIVING A BRIEF REPORT ON ONION PRODUCTION FOR YOUR STATE AND/OR A BRIEF (15 MINUTES, INCLUDING TIME FOR QUESTIONS) RESEARCH/EXTENSION PRESENTATION. We need these details to finalize the agenda.