Annual Conference Draft

2012 CPF Annual Conference

September 13th – 14th
The Monterey Plaza Hotel in Monterey, CA
The California Poultry Federation (CPF) Annual Conference will be held at the Monterey Plaza Hotel in Monterey, CA. The board meeting is Friday, September 14 beginning at 8:30 a.m., with breakfast for attendees prior to the meeting.  
If you have questions about the conference please contact Sandy Pohl in the CPF office at (209) 576-6355.


Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 13
Lunch 11:30 am
Annual Conference 1 pm to 5 pm
Reception/Awards Banquet 6 pm to 11 pm

Friday, September 14
Breakfast Honoring Allied Sponsors 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Board Meeting 8:30 am to Noon
Conference Adjourns at Noon


Important Links and Downloads

Registration Form

Conference Speakers

Daniel L. Engeljohn, Ph.D., Assistant Administrator

Food Safety and Inspection Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Engeljohn serves as the senior executive overseeing field operations for the Department’s public health regulatory agency.  He is responsible for ensuring that risk management policies conducted by nearly 7,800 employees are effectively carried out daily in 6,000 meat, poultry, and processed egg products facilities nationwide.   In his 33 years at USDA, he has served as a Meat Marketing Specialist, a Food Technologist, and a Program Manager. 


Tom Super, Vice President of Communications

National Chicken Council                                                                                       

Super brings more than 12 years of combined experience in strategic communications, public policy, politics and meat and poultry issues management to NCC’s senior management team.  He is responsible for day-to-day media relations, media outreach, social media management and strategic communications planning to supplement the National Chicken Council’s legislative, regulatory, consumer education and marketing efforts.


Prior to his joining the National Chicken Council, Super spent the three and a half years at the American Meat Institute, most recently as vice president of public affairs.  He previously spent six years at Greener and Hook LLC, a Washington-based strategic communications consulting firm where his focus was on planning and executing communications strategies and delivering strategic communications and media relations counsel to corporations, trade associations, ad-hoc organizations, non-profits and political candidates at the local, state and federal levels.
Super began his career in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill  as a press assistant and legislative aide for U.S. Senator John W. Warner (R-Va.).


A graduate of Washington & Lee University, in Lexington, Va., Super earned his bachelor of arts degree in public policy.


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