Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44California League of Food Processors 33 information in specific areas, i.e., water reduction measures, energy efficiency, etc. ■ CLFP coordinates meetings with external agencies (i.e., Department of Energy, California Air Resources Board) to help food processors understand and become aware of potentially available opportunities. WHAT DO FOOD PROCESSORS IN GENERAL GAIN FROM BEING A MEMBER OF CLFP? In general, food processors gain significantly from being a member of CLFP. In addition to awareness of applicable regulatory and legislative issues, CLFP serves as a focal point for food processors. CLFP presents a united point of contact and focus when addressing specific regulatory and/or legislative initiatives. In addition, CLFP membership provides a forum for positive interaction between the food processors to develop consistent positions on the relevant initiatives and common concerns. Each food processor (CLFP member) brings a different and varying perspective as the various issues impact member companies to different degrees. CLFP is able to merge these various perspectives into a unified format and is the one voice representing the food processing industry. WHAT MADE YOU DECIDE TO SERVE AS THE CLFP CHAIR? CLFP is the only organization in California that truly represents the interests of all food processors. To serve as the CLFP chair provides an opportunity to be at the forefront as CLFP fulfills its mandate to the member companies. As a company, HCC is interested in remaining closely involved with the environ- mental issues and other areas that affect the California food processing industry. By serving as CLFP chair, HCC is gaining a valuable return on its investment in CLFP and is focused on ensuring that the direction of CLFP is addressing the needs of all member companies. DO YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC GOALS YOU WISH TO ACHIEVE AS CHAIR? Specific goals: ■ Increase CLFP membership – broaden both the are of member companies, as well as the diversity of member companies. ■ Provide necessary support to CLFP staff to ensure that appropriate resources are available. ■ Promote member company involvement in CLFP activities – Expo, committees, special events, etc. CONDOR EARTH An Employee Owned Company  Sonora ● Stockton ● Merced ● Rancho Cordova  800.800.0490 ● e‐mail:  Geological Geotechnical Water Resources Chemical Risk Management Environmental Compliance Construction Materials Testing and Special Inspection