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Officials' Calendar of Meetings, March 2020

This public calendar is issued by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). It lists meetings held by the Under Secretary and Deputy Under Secretary, Office of Food Safety (OFS), and the Administrator and Deputy Administrator for FSIS with persons outside the Federal Government.

Key to Abbreviations | Archive

OFS/FSIS Official and Title Date and Site Other FSIS/OFS
Participants
Non-FSIS/OFS
Participants
Subject
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS Monday, March 6, 2020 Washington, DC Roxanne Smith, Director, OPACE; Maria Machuca, Public Affairs Specialist, OPACE Denise Bonsack, Publisher of the Standard-Gazette & Messenger Interview
Mindy Brashears, Under Secretary, OFS Monday, March 9, 2020 Washington, DC Michelle Catlin, International Coordination Executive, OIC; Mary Stanley, Senior Advisor, OIC Wade Fluckey, Clemens Food Group Export Requirements
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS Tuesday, March 10, 2020 
Telephonic
Terri Nintemann, Assistant Administrator, OPPD; Rachel Edelstein, Deputy Assistant Administrator, OPPD; Anna Gallegos, Program Manager, OFO; Ronnie Dunn, Director, OIC; Brianna Robinson-Verloop, Program Analyst, OIC; Cara LeConte, Chief Financial Officer, OCFO; Michelle Garner, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, OCFO; Karen Hunter, Chief of Staff; Atiya Khan, Deputy Chief of Staff; Bob Koshy, Deputy Director, OPPD Jim Sumner, President, USAPEEC; Jean Murphy, Vice President of Trade Policy & Technical Services, USAPEEC; Travis Arp, Senior Director of Export Services, U.S. Meat Export Federation; Lisa Wallenda Picard, Senior Vice President for Policy, Trade & Regulatory Affairs, National Turkey Federation; Ashley Peterson, Senior Vice President of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, National Chicken Council; Bill Westman, Senior Vice President of International Affairs, North American Meat Institute; Kent Bacus, Senior Director of International Trade & Market Access, National Cattlemen's Beef Association; Nick Giordano, Vice President and Counsel for Global Government Affairs, National Pork Producers Council; Lowell Randel, Vice President of Government & Legals Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance Export Certificates
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS Thursday, March 12, 2020 FSIS Assistant Administrators Names of those scheduled to participate New Administrator Introduction
Mindy Brashears, Under Secretary, OFS Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Telephonic
Autumn Canaday, Public Affairs Specialist, OPACE President Williams, Interdenominational Theological Center Consumer Education
Mindy Brashears, Under Secretary, OFS Thursday, March 19, 2020
Telephonic
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS; Shawna Newsome, Chief of Staff, OFS 

Consumer Stakeholder

Names of those scheduled to participate

Consumer Stakeholder Meeting 
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS Thursday, March 19, 2020
Telephonic
FSIS Assistant Administrators

Consumer Stakeholder

Names of those scheduled to participate

Consumer Stakeholder Meeting 
Mindy Brashears, Under Secretary, OFS Thursday, March 19, 2020
Telephonic
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS; Shawna Newsome, Chief of Staff, OFS 

Industry Stakeholder

Names of those scheduled to participate

Industry Stakeholder Meeting
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS Thursday, March 19, 2020
Telephonic
FSIS Assistant Administrators

Industry Stakeholder

Names of those scheduled to participate

Industry Stakeholder Meeting
Mindy Brashears, Under Secretary, OFS Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Telephonic
Mindy Brashears, Under Secretary, OFS Lubbock, TX Chamber of Commerce Keynote Speaker
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS Thursday, March 26, 2020
Telephonic
FSIS Management Council Names of those scheduled to participate COVID-19
Paul Kiecker, Administrator, FSIS Thursday, March 26, 2020
Telephonic
Terri Nintemann, Acting Deputy Administrator, FSIS; Jeremy Todd Reed, Chief Operating Officer, FSIS; Michelle Catlin, International Coordination Executive, OIC; Rachel Edelstein, Assistant Administrator, OPPD; Philip Bronstein, Assistant Administrator, OFO; Hany Sidrak, Deputy Assistant Administrator, OFO; Carol Blake, Assistant Administrator, OPACE; Aaron Lavallee, Deputy Assistant Administrator, OPACE; Anna Gallegos, Program Manager, OFO; Rosalyn Murphy-Jenkins, Director, OPPD; Jeff Canavan, Deputy Director, OPPD; Brianna Robinson-Verloop, Program Analyst, OIC Jim Sumner, President, USAPEEC; Jean Murphy, Vice President of Trade Policy & Technical Services, USAPEEC; Travis Arp, Senior Director of Export Services, U.S. Meat Export Federation; Lisa Wallenda Picard, Senior Vice President for Policy, Trade & Regulatory Affairs, National Turkey Federation; Ashley Peterson, Senior Vice President of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, National Chicken Council; Bill Westman, Senior Vice President of International Affairs, North American Meat Institute; Kent Bacus, Senior Director of International Trade & Market Access, National Cattlemen's Beef Association; Nick Giordano, Vice President and Counsel for Global Government Affairs, National Pork Producers Council; Lowell Randel, Vice President of Government & Legals Affairs, Global Cold Chain Alliance COVID-19

 

New Administrator Introduction

  • Teleconference Attendance
    • Alice Johnson, Butterball, LLC
    • Andrea  Yablunosky, SAY Consulting, LLC
    • Andrew Bailey, National Pork Producers Council
    • Andrew Cotton, U.S. Seafood Distributors Association
    • Ashley Eisenbeiser, Food Marketing Institute
    • Ashley Peterson, National Chicken Council
    • Barb Masters, Tyson Foods, Inc.
    • Barbara Negron, North American Natural Casing Association
    • Billy Erp, Wayne Farms LLC
    • Brian Eyink, Hogan Lovells US LLP
    • Brian Sylvester, Foley & Lardner LLP
    • Bryan Miller, Wayne Farms LLC
    • Buffy Montgomery, Conagra Brands
    • Charles Leftwich, Sysco
    • Charlotte Waller, Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative, LLC
    • Chase Adams, American Sheep Industry Association
    • Cheyenne McEndaffer, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    • Christine Forgues, Hogan Lovells US LLP
    • Dan Etzler, Cargill
    • Dane Bernard, Bold Bear Food Safety
    • Daniel Kovich, National Pork Producers Council
    • Denise Heard, U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
    • Hilary Thesmar, Food Marketing Institute
    • Hiroko Bray, Smithfield Foods
    • Jessica Watson, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    • John Dillard, Olsson Frank Weeda Law
    • Juanfra DeVillena, Wayne Farms LLC
    • Kara Schoonover, Foley & Lardner LLP
    • Kathy Simmons, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    • Katie Hanigan, Smithfield Foods
    • KatieRose McCullough, North American Meat Institute
    • Keith Day, Twin Rivers Foods
    • Kim Rice, Rose Acre Farms
    • Kristin Lindahl, Cargill
    • Leonard Lang, IEA, Inc.
    • Lisa Weddig, National Fisheries Institute
    • Mandy Carr, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
    • Michael Schumpp, North American Meat Institute
    • Norm Robertson, North American Meat Institute
    • Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers
    • Peter Matz, Food Marketing Institute
    • Rafael Rivera, U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
    • Randy Green, United Egg Producers
    • Riette van Laack, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC
    • Roya Galindo, North American Meat Institute
    • Shanice Krombeen, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
    • Suzanne Finstad, Tyson Foods, Inc.
    • Tiffany Lee, North American Meat Institute
    • Tina Rendon, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
    • Travis Arp, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    • Tyler Stephens, Hygiena

Consumer Representatives (OFS)

  • Teleconference Attendance
    • Jaydee Hanson, Center for Food Safety
    • Jim Rogers, Consumers Union
    • Kara Morgan, Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
    • Karin Hoelzer, Pew Charitable Trusts
    • Michael Hansen, Consumers Union
    • Pat Buck, Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
    • Sarah Sorscher, Center for Science in the Public Interest
    • Thomas Gremillion, Consumer Federation of America
    • Tony Corbo, Food and Water Watch
    • Tanya Roberts, Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
    • Mitzi Baum, STOP Foodborne Illness

Consumer Representatives (FSIS)

  • Teleconference Attendance
    • Jaydee Hanson, Center for Food Safety
    • Jim Rogers, Consumers Union
    • Kara Morgan, Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
    • Karin Hoelzer, Pew Charitable Trusts
    •  Michael Hansen, Consumers Union
    • Pat Buck, Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
    • Sarah Sorscher, Center for Science in the Public Interest
    • Thomas Gremillion, Consumer Federation of America
    • Tony Corbo, Food and Water Watch
    • Tanya Roberts, Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
    • Mitzi Baum, STOP Foodborne Illness

Industry Representatives (OFS)

  • Teleconference Attendance:
    • Allison Rivera, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    • Andrew Bailey, National Pork Producers Council
    • Ashley Peterson, National Chicken Council
    • Betsy Booren, Consumer Brands Association
    • Brian Eyink, Hogan Lovells US LLP
    • Chase Adams, American Sheep Industry Association
    • Cheyenne McEndaffer, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    • Chris Young, American Association of Meat Processors
    • Dan Kovich, National Pork Producers Council
    • Denise Heard, U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
    • Hilary Thesmar, Food Marketing Institute
    • Jessica Watson, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    • John Dillard, Olsson Frank Weeda Law
    • Kathy Simmons, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    • Katie Rose McCullough, North American Meat Institute
    • Lindy Froebel, National Turkey Federation
    • Lisa Picard, National Turkey Federation
    • Mark Dopp, North American Meat Institute
    • Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers
    • Brett Schwimmer, OFW

Industry Representatives (FSIS)

  • Teleconference Attendance:
    • Alice Johnson, Butterball, LLC
    • Andrea  Yablunosky, SAY Consulting, LLC
    • Andrew Bailey, National Pork Producers Council
    • Andrew Cotton, U.S. Seafood Distributors Association
    • Ashley Eisenbeiser, Food Marketing Institute
    • Ashley Peterson, National Chicken Council
    • Barb Masters, Tyson Foods, Inc.
    • Barbara Negron, North American Natural Casing Association
    • Billy Erp, Wayne Farms LLC
    • Brian Eyink, Hogan Lovells US LLP
    • Brian Sylvester, Foley & Lardner LLP
    • Bryan Miller, Wayne Farms LLC
    • Buffy Montgomery, Conagra Brands
    • Charles Leftwich, Sysco
    • Charlotte Waller, Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative, LLC
    • Chase Adams, American Sheep Industry Association
    • Cheyenne McEndaffer, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    • Christine Forgues, Hogan Lovells US LLP
    • Dan Etzler, Cargill
    • Dane Bernard, Bold Bear Food Safety
    • Daniel Kovich, National Pork Producers Council
    • Denise Heard, U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
    • Hilary Thesmar, Food Marketing Institute
    • Hiroko Bray, Smithfield Foods
    • Jessica Watson, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    • John Dillard, Olsson Frank Weeda Law
    • Juanfra DeVillena, Wayne Farms LLC
    • Kara Schoonover, Foley & Lardner LLP
    • Kathy Simmons, National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    • Katie Hanigan, Smithfield Foods
    • KatieRose McCullough, North American Meat Institute
    • Keith Day, Twin Rivers Foods
    • Kim Rice, Rose Acre Farms
    • Kristin Lindahl, Cargill
    • Leonard Lang, IEA, Inc.
    • Lisa Weddig, National Fisheries Institute
    • Mandy Carr, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
    • Michael Schumpp, North American Meat Institute
    • Norm Robertson, North American Meat Institute
    • Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers
    • Peter Matz, Food Marketing Institute
    • Rafael Rivera, U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
    • Randy Green, United Egg Producers
    • Riette van Laack, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC
    • Roya Galindo, North American Meat Institute
    • Shanice Krombeen, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
    • Suzanne Finstad, Tyson Foods, Inc.
    • Tiffany Lee, North American Meat Institute
    • Tina Rendon, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
    • Travis Arp, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    • Tyler Stephens, Hygiena

Covid-19

  • Teleconference Attendance
    • Travis Arp, U.S. Meat Export Federation
    • Jim Sumner, USA Poultry and Egg Export Council
    • Jean Murphy, USA Poultry and Egg Export Council
    • Lisa Picard, National Turkey Federation
    • Ashley Peterson, National Chicken Council
    • Bill Westman, North American Meat Institute
    • Kent Bacus, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
    • Nick Giordano, National Pork Producers Council
    • Lowell Randel, Global Cold Chain Alliance

Abbreviations

  • DUS—Deputy Under Secretary
  • NPIS—New Poultry Inspection System
  • OA—Office of the Administrator, FSIS
  • OC—Office of Communications, USDA
  • ODIFP—Office of Data Integration and Food Protection, FSIS
  • OFO—Office of Field Operations, FSIS
  • OFS—Office of Food Safety, USDA
  • OM—Office of Management, FSIS
  • OPACE—Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education, FSIS
  • OIEA—Office of Investigation, Enforcement, and Audit, FSIS
  • OPHS—Office of Public Health Science, FSIS
  • OPPD—Office of Policy and Program Development, FSIS
  • OSEC—Office of the Secretary, USDA
  • PHIS—Public Health Information System
  • TFAA—Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, USDA
  • CFIA—Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • FMI—Food Marketing Institute
  • NAMI—North American Meat Institute

 

Last Modified Apr 17, 2020