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Registration Now Open for 2019 GEAPS Leadership, Education and Networking Workshop

Published 04/01/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for the 2019 GEAPS Leadership, Education and Networking Workshop. The two-day event will focus on human resources topics, and is an opportunity for all grain industry professionals to build valuable leadership skills and expand their professional networks. The Workshop will take place at the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront on Tuesday, July […]

GEAPS Exchange 2019 Draws 2,836 Attendees from 19 Countries

Published 03/20/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS Exchange 2019 drew 2,836 attendees from19 countries to New Orleans to see and learn about the latest products and innovations in the grain handling and processing operations industry. The technical conference and exposition included a tradeshow with 407 exhibitors in 290,000 square feet of exhibit space, and over 30 hours of education in a […]

GEAPS Recognizes Two Outstanding Chapters

Published 03/19/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS honored two outstanding chapters at GEAPS Exchange 2019, awarding the Outstanding Chapter Award and Chapter Cup. The Outstanding Chapter Award went to the Gulf South Chapter. The award is given annually by GEAPS’ Membership Committee at Exchange. Cheryl Lanskink, Comco, Siouxland, Membership Committee chair, helped evaluate submissions. “Gulf South had an outstanding year. They had very […]

Brittingham Recognized as Top Recruiter for 2018

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS International President Robert Taylor, Cargill, Minneapolis Chapter and Associates Board President Darren Zink, Tuthill Transfer Systems, Hoosier, recognized GEAPS’ Top Recruiter for 2018 during the President’s Banquet at GEAPS Exchange 2019. R, Scott Brittingham, MCGOM, Mountaire Farms Inc, Mid-Atlantic claimed the recruiting crown by enlisting 10 new members this past year. Overall 89 members recruited 114 new members in […]

GEAPS Honors Tedrow with Corbett Award

Published by Tom Sedlacek

Each year, the President’s Banquet offers a chance to recognize members who have made exceptional contributions to GEAPS and the industry. This year, GEAPS honored Allan Tedrow, McCormick Construction, Greater Iowa Chapter with the Corbett Award, GEAPS’ highest award for Associate Members. Associates Board President Darren Zink, Tuthill Transfer Systems, Hoosier, presented the award. Corbett […]

GEAPS Honors 40-Year Members

Published 03/13/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS was thrilled to recognize members who celebrated 40 consecutive years of membership during the GEAPS Exchange 2019 in New Orleans. Each member received a bronze GEAPS pin to commemorate the milestone. Tony Salgado, Columbia Grain Export Terminal, Columbia River Steve Oakes, Columbia River Roger Buzard, Seaway David Cooper, The Industrial Fumigant Co LLC, Great […]

2018 Credential Earners

Published by Tom Sedlacek

The GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Credentialing Program helps grain handling and processing operations professionals build their job skills. A base credential can be earned by completing an organized set of six courses, and each course can be augmented with Specialist Credentials. Base credentials must be maintained by earning a full continuing education unit (CEU) every […]

GEAPS Honors 25 Year Members

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS is pleased to recognize 17 members who each celebrated a quarter century of continuous membership. Each received a silver pin honoring their service to the organization. Gary Riedlinger, Heritage Cooperative Inc, Seaway Rich Sunderman, Gerald Grain Center, Seaway Brad Brekke, B&E Construction Inc, Greater Iowa Jay Weber, B&E Construction Inc, Greater Iowa Clarence Heckert, […]

GEAPS Honors Chapter Member of Distinction at Exchange 2019

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS recognized two outstanding individuals with Chapter Member of Distinction Awards at Exchange 2019 in New Orleans. The awardees were nominated by chapter officers to recognize their outstanding contributions to leadership and service to their chapters over the last year. Mason Cady, Ag Partners LLC Greater Iowa Chapter Greg Oberle, CHS Inc, Minneapolis