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Issue Number: Council II 018


Report - Constitution, Bylaws and Procedures (CBP) Committee

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The 2012 - 2014 Constitution, Bylaws and Procedures Committee has addressed recommendations from the 2012 Biennial Meeting and have prepared a report summarizing its work.

Public Health Significance

The Constitution and Bylaws/Procedure Committee shall submit recommendations to improve the Conference administrative functions through proposals to amend the Constitution and Bylaws and Conference Procedures.

Recommended Solution: The Conference recommends...

acknowledgement of the submitted report and appreciation for the work of the 2012 - 2014 Constitution, Bylaws and Procedures Committee members.

The Conference further recommends that the Constitution, Bylaws and Procedures Committee continue work on assigned charges to:

1. Review the Conference for Food Protection governing documents (Conference for Food Protection Constitution and Bylaws, Conference Procedures, Conference Biennial Meeting Manual, position descriptions, conference policies, etc.) to facilitate a merger and conformance of these documents into a comprehensive "Conference for Food Protection Manual." (originally assigned via Issues 2012 II-001 and 2012 II-004)

2. Review the CFP Commercialism Policy to discern whether it is sufficient to apply to situations where the CFP name or logo is used in an unsanctioned manner by entities other than the CFP. (originally assigned at the August 2012 Executive Board Meeting)

3. Report back to the Executive Board; and submit recommendations as Issues at the 2016 Biennial Meeting.


Submitter Information

Name Lee M. Cornman, Chair
Organization CFP Constitution, Bylaws and Procedures Committee
Address Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
3125 Conner Blvd., Room 185
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1650
Telephone 850.245.5595
Fax 850.488.7946
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