Outstanding Speakers and VIPs Confirmed for D.C. Meeting

April 26, 2018

UEP is proud to announce a powerful lineup of speakers and VIPs that will be part of its annual Legislative Board Meeting in May in Washington, D.C.

Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) – Member of House Committee on Agriculture and Chair of Subcommittee on Nutrition

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) – Ranking Member of Senate Agriculture Committee (invited)

Undersecretary Greg Ibach – USDA Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs

Stephen Ostroff – FDA Deputy Commissioner of Foods and Veterinary Medicine

VIP Visits and Meetings

Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) – Senate Agriculture Committee Member
EGGPAC will hold a reception on May 16 supporting Senator Donnelly

UEP’s Government Relations Committee has finalized this year’s position papers, which will be hand-delivered and discussed with members of Congress.  UEP’s position papers include:

  • 2018 Farm Bill Livestock Pest and Disease Program
  • Labor Needs and Immigration Bill
  • International Trade Concerns
  • Low-Path Avian Influenza

The meetings will be held May 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.  UEP and UEA members planning on attending the meetings need to register as soon as possible.  The meeting schedule can be viewed on the registration link.  Due to outstanding attendance, the UEP room block is sold out!  Hotel confirmation numbers have been emailed to registered participants.  If you have not received yours, please contact the Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill directly at 888.421.1442.  Nearby hotels are The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel and Washington Court Hotel.