Please register for Everything You NEED to Know about Immigration 2015! on Mar 24, 2015 10:00 AM CDT at:
In this webinar, Craig Regelbrugge will provide an update of the immigration issue facing the green industry, what efforts are underway to attempt to influence policy, the effects of President Obama’s executive order, and the impacts on the green industry.
Craig Regelbrugge serves as AmericanHort’s senior vice president, where he is responsible for industry advocacy and research programs. Formally known as the American Horticulture Industry Association, AmericanHort launched in January, 2014, as the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) and OFA – The Association of Horticulture Professionals. The mission of AmericanHort is to unite, promote, and advance our industry through advocacy, collaboration, connectivity, education, market development, and research.
Regelbrugge received his undergraduate degree in horticulture from Virginia Tech, and he worked in the retail nursery industry and served as a county horticultural extension agent in Virginia before joining ANLA in December, 1989.
Regelbrugge serves in several national leadership positions representing the horticulture industry on matters relating to the labor force, plant health, and trade. He co-chairs the Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform, a broad-based coalition seeking legislation to ensure a stable and legal agricultural workforce, and is chairman of the board of the National Immigration Forum Action Fund.
He chairs the North American Plant Protection Organization – US Industry Advisory Group, and serves on the steering committee of the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance. From 2005 through 2010, he served on the federal Specialty Crop Committee, which advises the Secretary of Agriculture on federal policy relating to specialty crop agriculture.
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