Below are consistent terms used throughout the policy and their references:
  • “USB” refers to United Soybean Board as an organization.
  • “Chairperson” refers to United Soybean Board Chairperson.
  • “Director(s)” refers to the United Soybean Board Directors.
  • “Officer(s)” refers to the United Soybean Board Officers including the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer.
  • “Executive Committee” refers to the United Soybean Board Executive Committee.
  • “Action Team” refers to the four teams assigned to manage the soybean promotion form a project level.
  • The “Act” refers to the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act
  • The “Order” refers to Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order
  • “USDA” refers to the United States Department of Agriculture
  • “Bylaws” refers to the Permanent Bylaws of the United Soybean Board.