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MOA's 16th Annual Conference and Member Meeting
December 6-8, 2018, Mansfield Center, Great Falls, Montana

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CONFERENCE AWARDS



The MOA Awards Committee is seeking your nominations for two awards, the “Lifetime of Service” and “Leadership in Organics” awards, to be presented at the Annual Conference at the Mansfield Center in Great Falls, Dec. 6-8, 2018.

The “Lifetime of Service” award will go to an organic producer, handler, retailer, researcher, service provider (or other) who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to organic agriculture in Montana. Previous recipients are: Robert Boettcher (2005), Barry Flamm (2006), Bob Quinn (2007), David Oien (2008), Jim Barngrover (2009), Laughing Water (2010), Steve and Cindy Baril (2011), Russ Salisbury & Elsie Tuss (2012), Judy Owsowitz (2013), Becky Weed (2014), Wes Henthorne (2015), Ric and Dawn Blair (2016), Randy Hinebauch (2017).

A “Leadership in Organics” award will go to an organic producer, handler, retailer, researcher, service provider (or other) who demonstrates an on-going commitment to advancing the adoption, practice and success of organic agriculture in Montana. Previous recipients are: Margaret Scoles (2005), Jon Tester (2006), Jonda Crosby (2007), Mikel & Nancy Lund (2008), Jon & Amy Kvaalen (2009), Andre’ Giles (2010), Nancy Matheson (2011), Dave & Dee Turner (2012), Jeff Schahczenski (2013), Daryl and Linda Lassila (2014), Ole Norgaard (2015), Connie Poten and Andy Sponseller (2016), Kristina (Kiki) Hubbard (2017).

Written nominations may be submitted by MOA members no later than November 14, 2018, by email or regular mail to: Judy Owsowitz, 6505 Farm to Market Rd, Whitefish MT 59937, phone (406) 862-6362, email terrapin@aboutmontana.net.

Please provide the following information with your nominations:
• Nominee’s Name, Address, Phone and Email
• Describe the nominee’s connection to organic agriculture (50 words or less)
• Why the nominee should receive the award

It is preferred that nominees be members of MOA, but Board Members cannot be nominated. Please include your contact information.

The Awards will be presented at the Conference on Friday, December 7, 2018, during the 7:00 pm dinner, at the Mansfield Convention Center in Great Falls, Montana.



REGISTER ONLINE

If you’d like more conference information or would like to volunteer or make a scholarship donation, call Patti Gregerson at (406) 333-1054 or email her here.
DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM TO PAY BY MAIL


Vendor spaces are going very quickly this year. Please contact Patti Gregerson at (406) 333-1054 or email her here.
DOWNLOAD THE SPONSOR/VENDOR REGISTRATION FORM.

If you'd like to make a donation for the silent auction, call Cliff Merriman at (406) 654-4391 or email him here.


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