Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board to Meet November 28

Release Date: 11/26/2012

November 28, 2012 @ 9:00 a.m.

Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board Office

2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 310, New Orleans, La. 70122

 

I. Call to order and introduction of guests

II. Adoption of the Agenda

III. Opening Remarks by Executive Director

IV. Chairman’s Update
     A. Evaluations by executive committee
     B. Staff Recognition

V. History of LSPMB (Mike Voisin)

VI. Executive Session pursuant to La. R.S. 42:17(A)(4)

VII. Memorandum of Understanding

VIII. Reading and approval of minutes from the Board’s Regular Meeting on June 12, 2012 and Special Meeting on September 7, 2012

IX. Reports
     A. Treasurer’s Report through October 31, 2012
          i. Finance Committee Report
          ii. Recommendation to adopt FY 2014 statutory budget
         iii. BP 1st Quarter FY 2013 Report
          iv. All other committee recommendations will be discussed in Item VIII(A)
     B. Marketing/Sponsorship Committee Report
          i. Recommendation to adopt FY 2013 BP sponsorship budget
          ii. Recommendation to adopt FY 2014 BP budget with amendments to allocation
          iii. All other committee recommendations will be discussed in Item VIII(A)
     C. Executive Director’s Report (Ewell Smith)
         i. Update on Act 852 of the 2012 Regular Session
         ii. Update on Louisiana Board of Ethics

X. Old Business
    A. Seafood Marketing Campaign Update (Ewell Smith)
         i. Board adoption of FY 2012 Performance Metrics
         ii. Board adoption of FY 2013 Action Plan
        iii. Board adoption of 2013 Media Plan
        iv. Board adoption of Campaign Continuity Plan
            1. LSU SeaGrant Proposal (per Finance Committee Recommendations)
        v. GCR (Dan Austin, GCR Consulting)
            1. Task Force Survey requested by the Board June 12, 2012
        vi. The Food Group (Mark Cotter, The Food Group)
       vii. Graham Group (George Graham/Kathy Anderson, Graham Group)
   B. Board approval to pay New Orleans Hornets Invoice for 3rd year of the 3-year sponsorship
   C. Board approval to pay New Orleans Saints Invoice per contract executed between LDWF and New Orleans Saints (Ewell Smith)

XI. New Business
    A. Partnership for Hurricane Sandy response

XII. Public comment

XIII. Adjourn