The Knowledge Resource for the World of Grain Handling and Processing Industry Operations

Below you’ll find a list of current GEAPS International committees. If you’ve ever participated in a GEAPS program, you’ve benefited from the work of these individuals. If you’d like to learn more about a specific committee or learn how to get involved visit the Get Involved section of the website.

Standing International Committees

  • Chapter Resource Committee
  • Continuing Education Program Oversight Committee
  • Educational Programming Committee
  • Membership Committee

Advisory Councils

  • Exchange Host Advisory Council

Chapter Resource Committee (CRC)

The Chapter Resource Committee provides GEAPS chapter leader outreach as a knowledge and peer-support resource for leadership and program development.

Continuing Education Planning Oversight Committee (CEPOC)

The CEPOC provides leadership support for and oversight of planning, design development, production and delivery of GEAPS’ distance education-based professional development and continuing education programs. The committee also provides leadership support for and oversight of GEAPS grain operations technical and management credentialing program. The Continuing Education Program Oversight Committee (CEPOC) has two subcommittees, Grain Operations Subcommittee (GOS) and Grain Processing Subcommittee (GPS).

Exchange Educational Programming Committee (EPC)

The Exchange Educational Programming Committee represents member interests in the professional development program components of the annual international technical conference and exposition, the Exchange, by identifying long-term grain operations continuing education needs and trends, establishing program development objectives, selecting topics and faculty, overseeing content development and evaluating program effectiveness to improve future performance.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee provides direction for and oversight of GEAPS’ membership development plans and programs to include member recruitment, retention and engagement.

Exchange Host Advisory Councils (HAC)

The Exchange Host Advisory Council advises the International Board, Exchange Educational Programming Committee and staff on Exchange production planning. It also supports on-site production by organizing member volunteers to greet and welcome Exchange delegates and guests at registration and social events. The advisory council comprises GEAPS members and member spouses located in or near the Exchange location.

Chapter Leader Advisory Support and Information Council

This council provides chapters a forum to develop and bring ideas for International Board consideration. The Council serves as a resource for the International Board of Directors when they are looking for input to and feedback on chapter operations policies and initiatives. Council members also provide insight and support for struggling chapters through sharing experiences.