Historical Information

HISTORICAL INFORMATION:

The number of attending states, presidents, dates, convention cities, and the attendance from that date to present are listed a follows:

Attending MemberPresident & StateDateConvention CitiesTotal AttendanceAnniv.Comments
8Scott Batement, KSOct 1-2 1939Minneapolis,Unknown  
13Scott Batement, KSNov 14-15 1940Salt Lake City, UT*  
13Scott Batement, KSOct 14-15 1941Denver, CO*  
13Scott Batement, KSOct1-2 1942OklahomaCity, OK*  
13Scott Batement, KSNov 14-15 1940Salt Lake City, UT*  
15Sam Reda, KS and Clive Lindsay, ID*Aug 13-16 1972Superior, WI26 Due to retirement, it was necessary for Mr. Lindsay to resign as President of this organization in October 1971. Mr Reda replaced him as President at that time.

* Due to retirement, it was necessary for Mr. Lindsay to resign as President of this organization in October 1971. Mr Reda replaced him as President at that time.

** Due to Denny Mechlem leaving the Association, Morris Loadholt was elevated to the Presidency of the organization for the year of 1975.

*** Due to John Fecht leaving the Association, Mr. Barnes succeeded Mr. Fecht as President.

**** Mary McCory retired in April, 2000 and was succeeded by Chris Klenklen as President.

***** Bob Leach resigned his position in March 2003, and was succeeded by John Steinhart as President.

# John Steinhart passed away in March, 2004 and was succeeded by Jeff Haarer, MI as President.

## Bylaws amended (7/2006) to allow President to be re-elected once to serve a total of two one-year terms. Russ Dapsauski resigned in 7/2007, so Rick Garza assumed the Presidency prior to the Indianapolis meeting in 8/2007.

### Name changed from ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN WAREHOUSE CONTROL OFFICIALS (AAWCO) to ASSOCIATION OF GRAIN REGULATORY OFFICIALS (AGRO)

 

1988 The 50th Annual Conference was held in Tacoma, Washington, July 31-August 4, 1988.

  • Member States and Provinces: 31
  • Member States in Attendance: 23
  • Affiliate Members: 17
  • Affiliate Members in Attendance 4
  • Total Registered Persons in Attendance: 100

We Stand Ready

The Association, through its members, stands ready to assist any regulatory agency in the development or revision of an Agricultural Warehouse or Commodities Dealer law, a Moisture Meter Testing law, a Grain Inspection, and Weighing law or an Indemnity Fund.