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A list of our committees is presented below:
Board of Directors
The primary purpose of the Education Committee is to provide educational materials through the process of writing and updating the correspondence course, technical handbooks, coordinating short courses and developing training seminars. Also maintain open lines of communication with other committees: Technical, Food Protection, Personnel Issues, and other educational organizations; to identify common concerns and to work towards solutions.
The Employee Relations Committee’s purpose is to compile and review pertinent information and trends in the field of human resources and employee relations. This information will be disseminated, as appropriate, to the IAOM membership in a timely and effective manner. To fulfill its mission, the Committee will concentrate its efforts in the following areas: * Government legislation and court rulings affecting employee relations * National Labor Relations Board rulings and trends * Management programs affecting employee productivity, education and morale * Arbitration rulings and other employment related issues * Wage and benefit surveys * Substance abuse issues and training * Employee safety and health issues
Environmental, Health & Safety
The Environmental, Health and Safety Committee’s primary purpose is to collect, analyze and disseminate pertinent environmental, health and safety information among the members of the committee and develop forums for communicating specific information throughout the entire membership.
To collect, evaluate, disseminate information on issues dealing with Food Protection. This shall be accomplished by committee working groups organized to address specific issues. Activities for the Committee * Establish subcommittee structure to cover the following areas: * Integrated Pest Management and Product Protection. * Encourage appropriate government agencies, academic and industry involvement in the research and implementation of food protection technologies. * Monitor and, when necessary, comment on the food protection regulatory research activities of government agencies. * Communicate structural equipment design and installation needs to suppliers of equipment, products and services. * Identify speakers on food protection for the annual technical conference and district meetings. * Provide food protection articles for IAOM Bulletin. * Review and, when necessary, modify these sections of the IAOM. * Respond to food protection questions put forth by IAOM members.
Formed in 2003, the Global Strategies Committee was established to develop a plan for improving services and investigating growth opportunities for IAOM around the world.
Mideast & Africa District Education Committee
The Technical Committee of the International Association of Operative Millers is dedicated to review common best practices in the cereal grain processing and related industries, and to disseminating the information to the membership. The committee specifically addresses itself to the areas of process technology and grain quality, and promotes technical excellence in the milling industry. The committee utilizes, but is not limited to, the following elements of implementation: * Substantial input into the selection of technical topics for the International Conference program, journal, website and any other educational forum. * Develop means and ascertain "best practice" in the industry. * Maintain communications with equipment manufacturers regarding the design, operation, and development of new and existing equipment.