Moving Forward. Going Global.

June 27-28 Harrah's, South Lake Tahoe

Meet our Speakers

Welcome to the California Creamery Operators Association’s 122nd Annual Meeting. I’m especially glad that you could join us as we return to South Lake Tahoe for the first time since 2019. Needless to say, the past few years have been challenging. We experienced unprecedented market volatility, interruptions in supply chain, environmental challenges and rising costs. And all of that while doing our best to keep our families, employees and ourselves healthy and safe during the pandemic. While we have endured a lot we are also gratified and motivated by consumer demand for dairy and the determination of this great industry to persevere and thrive.

This year’s program “MOVING FORWARD. GOING GLOBAL.” will be of great interest to attendees as we explore the current challenges but also look at what lies ahead as we move forward in an increasingly global industry.

On behalf of the CCOA Board of Directors and management, I wish you a successful, productive and enjoyable meeting. I hope you will take the opportunity to network with industry colleagues at our scheduled social events, visit the exhibitor booths and engage with event sponsors. And yes, don’t forget to take time to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of the Lake Tahoe area!

Gary Stueve, CCOA President

Program Agenda

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Day 1
26 Jun 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Day 2
27 Jun 2022
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast


Gary Stueve
10:00 am

Exhibits and Refreshment Break

Capitol View: Policy and Political Projections for 2022

Michael Boccadoro
Secretary Mike Johanns
Joshua C. Walters, Esq
Louie A. Brown, Jr.

Innovating for the Future

Veronique LaGrange
John Talbot
11:50 am

Networking Lunch

Increasing Water Scarcity: Implications for Feed Availability and Affordability

Larry Schwendiman
Michael Boccadoro
Jason Phillips
Dr. Duncan MacEwan
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

President’s Reception

Day 3
28 Jun 2022
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

41st Annual Matchak/Fear CCOA Golf Invitational

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Lake Tahoe Cruise

Cruise with us aboard the Tahoe Serenity! Shuttle, provided by CalFreight, leaving from Harrah’s lobby at 1:15. Boat sets sail at 2:00 and returns at 4:30 pm. (Advanced purchase required)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cocktail Hour

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Awards Dinner


Thank you for your generous support
  • Logo for California Milk Advisory Board
  • California Dairies, Inc. Logo
  • Logo for Dairy Farmers of America
  • Logo for Producers Dairy
  • Logo for Valley Milk, LLC
  • Logo for Crystal Creamery
  • Logo for Hilmar Cheese Company
  • Leprino Foods logo
  • Logo for Saputo
  • Shambaugh & Son, LP
  • Logo Clover Sonoma
  • Milk Producers Council
  • HP Hood Anniversary logo
  • Logo for Maas Energy Works
  • Logo for DairyAmerica