2024 Summer Meeting Schedule

Sunday, June 16th

3:00 – 5:00pm – Executive Committee Meeting (Dogwood)

5:30 – 7:30pm – Welcome to Arlington Reception (TCGA Gin Members, Guests, and Sponsoring Associate Members Only)

(Clover Club Lawn)

Don’t forget to grab your packet at the reception! It will include your game tickets to get in the field, drink and food tickets, and your name badge.

Monday, June 17th

8:00 – 9:30am Board Committee Meetings (Committee Members Only)

  • Environmental Affairs (Stadium Meeting Room A)
  • Exhibitor Advisory (Dogwood Meeting Room)
  • Texas GinPac / Public Relations (Arlington ABC)
  • Insurance (Magnolia Meeting Room)
  • Safety (Stadium Meeting Room C)
  • Utility Rates & Regulations (Stadium Meeting Room B)

10:00 – 11:30am – First General Session

(Arlington Ballroom ABC)

  • “Recapping the 88th Legislative Session, evaluating the impact on Rural Texas and What We Might Expect in the 89th Legislature”, State Representative Ken King (R – Canadian, Texas)
  • “Federal Ag Policy Outlook”, Trevor White, Senior Professional Staff, House Agriculture Committee, Washington DC
  • “Primary Election Recap and the Politics of the 89th Legislative Session”, Lauren Fairbanks, Founder, Moontower Public Affairs located in Austin, Texas

Afternoon Free for Recreational Activities. (TIGA Golf Tournament at the Texas Rangers Golf Club – 1:00pm shotgun start)

7:05pm – Rangers Game (Globe Life Field)

As a reminder you DO NOT need to purchase a ticket to this game. TCGA has reserved a seat on your behalf. Food and drinks will be provided at the game for our section. You DO however, need to let us know if you are coming, and how many people you are bringing. This is done on the registration form.

Tuesday, June 18th

7:30 – 9:30am – Board Business Breakfast Meeting (Board Members Only)

(Arlington Ballroom ABC)

10:00 – 11:30am – Second General Session

(Arlington Ballroom ABC)

  • “Update on Texas Cotton Ginners’ Trust and other work-comp related issues”, Robert Schneider, Administrative Services Manager with Texas Cotton Ginners’ Trust in Lubbock, Texas
  • “Opportunities for Rural Students in the Medical Field”, Curtis Donaldson, Director of Rural Medicine at Texas A&M University in College Station
  • “The Regulatory Impact on Small Business”, Frank Davis, Attorney with Ogletree Deakins in Dallas, Texas