January 5, 2016

Nassif, Staff to Speak at Industry Events

Western Growers kicks off 2016 with President and CEO Tom Nassif and the WG leadership team speaking at numerous agricultural conferences throughout California, Arizona and Colorado.

Scheduled speaking engagements are as follows:

Farm Foundation Round Table, January 6-8, 2016, Tucson, AZ: WG President and CEO Tom Nassif and WG Past Chairman A.G. Kawamura will be among the speakers at the Round Table, an invitational discussion forum comprised of government, academic and agribusiness leaders from across the food chain and across North America.

APMA 36TH Annual Forum, January 27-29, 2016, Monterey Plaza Hotel, Monterey, CA: The Agricultural Personnel Management Association’s Conference for Human Resource, Labor and Safety Professionals in the Agricultural Industry will feature keynotes and workshops on topics related to human resource management and employer practices. Among the speakers are WG Vice President and General Counsel Jason Resnick and Sr. Vice President Human Resources Karen Timmins who will be speaking about the H-2A Program and talent development, respectively.

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25th Annual Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, February 18, 2016, Renaissance Hotel, Denver, CO: The focus of the 2016 Governor’s Ag Forum will be “The Next Generation of Agriculture” and will feature numerous ag experts from around Colorado and the country, including WG’s Jason Resnick and WG members Robert Sakata (Sakata Farms) and Michael Hirakata (Hirakata Farms).

AgSafe Conference, February 23-26, 2016, Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA: The AgSafe’s annual safety, health and human resources event provides owners, general managers, safety and human resources managers, and supervisors who work in the agricultural industry with more than 100 classes in both English and Spanish. WG’s Jason Resnick will moderate the California Regulatory Keynote discussion and Jon Alexander, General Counsel Western Growers Assurance Trust Affordable Care Act, will provide the Affordable Care Act Compliance and Reporting Update.

Stay tuned to Spotlight for additional information on each of these conferences. For more information, please contact Jason Resnick at (949) 885-2253.