Committees

Fluid Milk Committee

Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, the Farm Products Marketing Commission and Dairy Farmers of Ontario on fluid milk matters. It also provides a forum for dairy processors and producers to discuss and make recommendations on marketing opportunities, information and programs designed to expand the fluid milk sector.

Nominating Committee

Prepares a slate of Directors for the next year to be approved by the members at the Annual Meeting and a slate of officers for the next year to be approval by the Directors of the Board at its first meeting.

Industrial Milk Supply Committee

Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, the Farm Products Marketing Commission and Dairy Farmers of Ontario on industrial milk matters. It also advises Dairy Farmers of Ontario and the Farm Products Marketing Commission, as necessary, on issues related to the Plant Supply Quota.

Plant Audit Committee

Makes recommendations to the Board on issues related to the Plant Audit Program and provides advice to the President on plant audit matters.

Skills Development Committee

The skills development committee works with ODC Staff to promote the implementation of selected skills development strategies with government.  A specific objective is to assess the training model options in order to recommend the development of a cheesemaker training program for Ontario. 

Ice Cream Committee

Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, Farm Products Marketing Commission and/or Dairy Farmers of Ontario on ice cream matters. It provides a forum for dairy processors and producers to discuss the marketing opportunities, information and programs designed to expand the ice cream industry and make recommendations on possible actions.

International Trade Task Team

Reviews and evaluates the impact of trade agreements on Ontario dairy processors. Develops mitigation recommendations for governments and develops ODC positions and communications strategies on trade agreements.

MUV Technical Committee

Works with Staff to assess potential changes to MUV, ensures that changes to MUV are necessary and that the integrity of MUV and the data contained within it are never compromised.