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  Mindy Bunselmeyer  8/10/2021 7:00:00 AM  
     
 

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****NEW Information****

  1. Membership Memos

  2. FFA Board Minutes & Highlights from the August 4, 2021 Meeting 

  3. National FFA Results - National Chapter Award, Agriscience & Proficiency Awards

1. Membership Memos

As an FFA family, so many of you have been there for each other and those of us at the FFA Center, we can’t begin to tell you how much that means to us and what you have expressed it means to you as well.  On behalf of the Illinois FFA Center and the IAVAT Member Services Committee I want to remind you of the  Membership Memo LINK on the www.ilaged.org website.  If you click: 

  • Teach

  • About IAVAT 

  • Membership Memos - mid-page in a box on the right side of the page.   

Please complete this form if you would like to notify the Illinois FFA Center about an event in the lives of someone in our FFA Family.  We have Sympathy, Get Well, Congratulations and Baby cards, please let us know who needs a note or memo for a pick me up or a celebration.  Thanks so much for taking the time to care and share for those in our agricultural education family.  

 

2.  FFA Board Minutes & Highlights from the August 4, 2021 Meeting 

Please click here to view the minutes from the FFA Board meeting that was held on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.  Notice you can find FFA Board minutes here on www.ilaged.org

Highlights of the FFA Board Meeting: 

  • State Leadership CREW  - we are SUPER excited to announce to our membership our initiative to gather our leaders together to formulate our State Leadership CREW (Chapter Representatives Engagement Webinars).  Our goal is to formulate a way for FFA members to be involved at the state level throughout the year and empower them to contribute to the conversations and ways of connecting FFA members with more opportunities throughout FFA.  Our plan of action is to conduct virtual Bi-monthly meetings for members to participate in committee work.  Please click here for more information, we look forward to having FFA members throughout the state participate in our State Leadership CREW.  

  • Conflict of Interest Guiding Principles, Recommended Guidelines and Example Resolutions

    • A policy/procedure for handling Illinois Agricultural Education State staff interacting with students competing in FFA events.

    • Can be found here on www.ilaged.org

  • LDE- for Parliamentary Procedure

    • Motion to accept Recommendation # 1 – Regarding Parliamentary Procedure from the CDE committee to remove secretary notes from the event and to set the time limit to 11 minutes for the demonstration with a 2 point penalty per second beyond 11 minutes made by Freebairn, 2nd Hood, D3.  Motion Passed. 

    • Motion to sustain made by Spangler, D3,; 2nd Meisner D4. Motion passed.

    • Motion to accept Recommendation # 3 – Regarding General CD Rules that "all of the  above" and "none of the above" options be eliminated from CDE exam questions made by Freebairn; 2nd by Berry, D4.  Motion passed.  

    • Motion to sustain made by Heartt, d1; 2nd Erhardt, D5.  Motion passed.  

    • The 2021 - 2022 Parliamentary Procedure Rules will be updated soon and these changes will be incorporated this year.  

    • All CDE/LDE rules can be found here on the www.ilaged.org website.  

  • American FFA Degree Application DUE Date CHANGE

    • For Illinois FFA starting in 2022 - American FFA Degree applications are due January 15, 2022.  

3.  National FFA Results - National Chapter Award, Agriscience & Proficiency Awards

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our National FFA Finalists, click here to view a summary of Illinois FFA National entries in the National Chapter Award, Agriscience Awards and Proficiency Awards.  

**** PREVIOUS Information Shared - WORTH Sharing Again****

 

***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***  

Please NOTE, if you click on Dates & Deadlines it will take you to the www.ilaged.org calendar.  

  • August 10 - 12, 2021 - Illinois FFA State Officer Meeting, Springfield, IL

  • August 12 - 22, 2021 - Illinois State Fair, Springfield, IL

  • August 17, 2021 - Ag Day at the Illinois State Fair, Springfield, IL

  • August 27, 2021 - DuQuoin State Parade, DuQuoin, IL

  • August 30, 2021 - Farmyard Follies, DuQuoin State Fair, DuQuoin, IL

  • August 31 - September 2, 2021 - Farm Progress Show, Decatur, IL

  • September 6, 2021 - Labor Day - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • September 7, 2021 - District 5 STAR Conference, SIUC, SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA

  • September 9, 2021 - Chapter Visits rehearsal

  • September 10, 2021 - District 4 STAR Conference, Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

  • September 13, 2021 - LAST Day to order FFA Day w/ the Cardinals tickets 

  • September 17, 2021 - Elite Conference 

  • September 18, 2021 - State Horse CDE, Black Hawk College East Campus, 26230 Black Hawk Rd, Galva, IL 61434, USA

  • September 20 - 24, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • September 25, 2021 - State Forestry CDE, SIUC, SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, 1205 Lincoln Dr, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA

  • September 27 - October 1, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • October 1, 2021 - FFA Roster DUE

  • October 1, 2021 - FFA Strategic Plan DUE

  • October 3, 2021 - Illinois FFA Day with the Cardinals, St. Louis, MO

  • October 4 - 8, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • October 11, 2021 - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • October 12, 2021 - State Land Use CDE

  • October 27 - 30, 2021 - National FFA Convention, Indianapolis, IN

  • November 1, 2021 - WLC Alumni Scholarship Application DUE 

  • November 8 - 12, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • November 11, 2021 - Veterans Day - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • NOvember 12, 2021 - ICAE Meeting

  • November 13, 2021 - Alumni Council Meeting, FFA Center, Springfield, IL

  • November 15 - 19, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • November 20, 2021 - State Ag Sales CDE - Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, IL 62703

  • November 25 - 26, 2021 - Thanksgiving - FFA CENTER CLOSED

  • December 6 - 10, 2021 - Chapter Visits

  • December 11, 2021 - State Agronomy & Dairy Foods CDE


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Mindy Bunselmeyer
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 217-412-5646
Email: mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org
Address: 3221 Northfield, Springfield, IL 62702
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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