Monday, November 26, 2012
Time is running out!
Applications Due December 10, 2012
You may not have a crystal ball, or the ability to determine the
future of agriculture, but your special skills can create great
things for agriculture. Get involved in the ACTION
TEAMs and you'll be involved in special projects that put
agriculture in the forefront. You will help create a positive
future for farming.
Each ACTION TEAM consists of 10-15 volunteers who - in only two
days - turn unique ideas and experiences into a year of activities
and amazing results. ACTION TEAMs are for both the experienced
leaders and those new to Farm Bureau. Voting and Associate members
are eligible. As an ACTION TEAM member, you serve a two-year term
with a two-term limit on the same team (4 years total). IFB also
reimburses your meeting expenses, including mileage, lodging and
Do you have extra 'smarts' in one area? You can choose from four
You can make even more of an impact as a team chair or vice
Twice a year, you meet with other ACTION TEAM members from
around the state to brainstorm and develop a plan for one or two
statewide projects. The best part is that you share a common goal
with other members of your team - to help create great things for
agriculture. Even before you leave your team, the IFB staff begins
the necessary work to make your ideas a reality. Your proposal is
presented to the IFB Board, and, if approved, is set into action to
produce results for Farm Bureau and agriculture.
According to Peggy Romba, who coordinates the ACTION TEAMs,
"Great minds create great ideas. Past teams have come up with
projects that are still in place today or have made a real impact.
Each team brings something special to the table."
Pick up an application from your county Farm Bureau or download it
here and return it by December 10. The signature of your county
Farm Bureau president is required.
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