2017 Steering Committee Meeting Summaries

January 11, 2017

The Steering Committee discussed updates on the Implementation Subcommittee. Both Human and Animal Food Metrics were presented. The Blended Course is close to a finish and will have a soft rollout. The FSVP Pilots are scheduled January 23-26 in Orlando, FL.  The Outreach Subcommittee is currently assembling an annual conference proposal—would like to co-host with IAFP in Tampa, FL on July 9-12.  

February 8, 2017

Updates were given on all Subcommittees. The FSVP courses are beginning to be announced—the first 2-Day Combo course will be in Houston, TX on February 26-27.  There is a 2.5-Day LI course for HF scheduled in Arlington, VA at FMI on March 28-30. There is a 2.5-Day LI course for AF scheduled in Sacramento, CA on March 22-24.

March 8, 2017

All FSPCA subcommittees gave an update to the Steering Committee. The Outreach subcommittee and International Subcommittee are working closely with FDA registered facilities to provide a mechanism for registered companies to opt in to learn about FSPCA and FSMA. The FSPCA Annual Conference is scheduled for July 13th and 14th at the Tampa Convention Center following the IAFP meeting.

april 12, 2017

Each Committee and Subcommittee presented on important agenda items that will be discussed at the face-to-face in DC on May 2-3, 2017.

may 2-3, 2017

The Committee met face-to-face in Washington, DC.

AUGUST 9, 2017

Action Items from the May 2017, F2F Steering Committee meeting are postponed until the next SC call on September 13th. A review of future 2017-2018 HF LI courses (internationally) was given. Updates from FSPCA’s Annual Conference in July in Tampa was discussed. Planning for the 2018 conference has already begun. Discussion of a copyright on the FSPCA manuals arose.