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  Chapter Strategic Plan, Alumni Officer Intent, Section CDE Registration, National FFA Results  
  Mindy Bunselmeyer  9/1/2020 7:00:00 AM  
     
 

Items in this listserv:

**** Top Priority****

FFA Rosters DUE - October 1, 2020

****NEW Information****

  1. National Chapter Award Chapter Strategic Plan

  2. Illinois FFA Alumni Council Officer Letter of Intent

  3. Section CDE Registration Reminder

  4. 2020 National FFA Results for Agriscience, National Chapter Award and Proficiency Results

  1.  National Chapter Award Chapter Strategic Plan

Just like previous years, you can submit your Chapter Strategic Plan (Pre POA) in any format that your FFA chapter prefers.  The only requirement is that it is submitted electronically and received by the Illinois FFA Center by October 1, 2020.  

The Chapter Strategic Plan (Pre POA) is a minimum standard requirement for Section E of the Incentive Funding Grant Application (IFGA).  You must submit a Chapter Strategic Plan ( Pre POA) by October 1, 2020, to receive any credit in Section E of the IFGA.  

The FFA Chapter can use any format they prefer, but all plans received must be sent electronically.  NO paper copies are needed.  

Steps to complete the 2020 Chapter Strategic Plan Process: 

  1. ALL FFA Chapters MUST Click here

  2. ALL FFA Chapters MUST Answer the first 5 questions of the form.  

  3. EITHER upload your own plan OR complete the form you have opened created by the Illinois FFA Center.

  4. ALL Chapters MUST open this form REGARDLESS of what format you choose to do your Chapter Strategic Plan in.

  5. Here are the Questions on the Chapter Strategic Plan form.  

  6. Questions, email mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org

There is NO NEED for emails or any other correspondence for submitting the Chapter Strategic Plan.   

DISCLAIMER - If your school does allow access to uploading to Google forms, please email your Chapter Strategic Plan to intern@illinoisffa.org by Thursday, October 1, 2020.  

As a reminder, the Chapter Strategic Plan (Pre - POA) is due October 1, 2020.

Because everything is submitted electronically, it is dated when you complete the form, there is NO need to send this to your Section President or anyone else, simply print a copy of it for your records and have a GREAT year accomplishing your goals!

2.  Illinois FFA Alumni Council Officer Letter of Intent

Would you like to run for the Vice President, Secretary, Reporter,Treasurer spots on the Illinois FFA Alumni Council?  Then please complete this letter of intent, sign, and mail to the IL FFA Alumni.  DUE - October 1, 2020 - Illinois FFA Alumni Council Letter of Intent 

3.  Section CDE Registration Reminder

All Section events (CDE, LDE, leadership functions like LTS) should utilize the AgEd website event registration system. 

To make it easier for you, your FCAE Program Advisors will be adding those events to the system for you. Please send your event details to your PA including any pertinent information about each event, such as location, time, teacher host, registration deadline, cost, and any special information needed. 

4.  2020 National FFA Results for Agriscience, National Chapter Award and Proficiency Results

CONGRATULATIONS to ALL of our Illinois FFA members and chapters, you represented Illinois FFA very well.  Click Here to view the full results for all of our Illinois FFA Entries.  

Special CONGRATS to the following National Finalists:  

Illinois FFA National Agriscience Finalists:  

 

Division 2 Animal Systems - Mason Fry & Carter Hitz, Southeastern FFA

National Finalist

Division 2 Environmental Services/Natural Resource Systems - Owen Rigg & Jarrett Van Beck, Southeastern FFA

National Finalist

Division 2 Plant Systems - Brilyn Lantz & Abigail Shaffer, Southeastern FFA

National Finalist

Division 2 Power, Structural and Technical Systems - Zoey Griswold & Kendra Lilly, Southeastern FFA

National Finalist

Division 3 Animal Systems - Lizzie Schafer, Taylorville FFA

National Finalist

Division 3 Plant Systems - Summer Ramsey, Southeastern FFA

National Finalist

Division 3 Power, Structural and Technical Systems - Elaan Bader, Litchfield FFA

National Finalist

Division 4 Environmental Services/Natural Resource Systems - Elijah Leasman & Cooper Lee, Southeastern FFA

National Finalist

Division 5 Animal Systems - Jadyn Henry, Southeastern FFA

National Finalist

Division 6 Plant Systems - Cullen Covlin & Matthew Grab, Freeburg FFA

National Finalist

 

Click Here to view all National Rankings for National Agriscience Awards.  

 

Illinois FFA National Chapter Award Finalists: 

Illinois FFA Chapter

National Rank

Normal

3 Star & Building Communities National Finalist

Scales Mound

3 Star & Building Communities National Finalist

Goreville

3 Star & Growing Leaders National Finalist

Edwards County

3 Star & Strengthening Agriculture National Finalist

Flanagan-Cornell 

3 Star & Strengthening Agriculture National Finalist

Streator

3 Star & Strengthening Agriculture National Finalist

Bureau Valley

3 Star & Strengthening Agriculture National Finalist & Model of Excellence National Finalist

 

Click Here to view all National Rankings for National Chapter Award and Click here to see all National Finalists.  

Illinois FFA Proficiency Award National Finalists: 

Area

FFA Member

Chapter

National Rank

Agricultural Sales (Entrepreneur)

Korey Bunselmeyer

Trico

National Finalist

Agriscience Research - Integrated Systems

Delana Erbsen

Eastland

National Finalist

Dairy Production (Entrepreneur)

Rosalee Zehr

Flanagan-Cornell

National Finalist

Diversified Crop Production (Placement)

Lance Moritz

Streator

National Finalist

Diversified Livestock Production

Eric Schafer

Taylorville

National Finalist

Grain Production

Kendall Knodle

Nokomis

National Finalist

Nursery Operations

Garrett Granby

Seneca

National Finalist

Turf Grass Management

Logan Nodine

Cambridge

National Finalist

 

Click Here to view all National Rankings for National Proficiency Awards.  

**** PREVIOUS Information Shared****

**** WORTH Sharing Again****

IAVAT:

IAVAT Dues/Donations

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

IAVAT Fall 2020 Professional Development Series

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

 IAVAT Committees

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

2020 Illinois FFA CDE Schedule (2021 CDE Schedule TBA)

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

SAE Committee State Proficiency Survey - PLEASE Take a Moment to Complete

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center 

Membership Memos

  • 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. 

IACCAI:  

  • Officers - Jeff Landers, JJC - President, Brian Clement, College of Dupage - Vice President, Doug Robb, WVCC - Treasurer, Jess Smithers, Richland - Secretary, Pete Fandel, ICC - Past President

  • 2020 Conference = Click here for listserv from FFA Center to collect feedback

PAS

  • Officers - President - Gwen Heimerdinger, 1st Vice-President - Ryan Reeverts, 2nd Vice-President - Rob Janssen, 3rd Vice-President - Mazi Walker

Illinois FFA:

Illinois FFA State Officer Team Updates 

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

FFA Rosters DUE - October 1, 2020

Illinois FFA Names Two American FFA Degree Star Finalists

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Tallo-AET SAE Grant Winners

  • Click here to view the listserv message about Olivia Charles, West Carroll FFA

  • Click here to view the listserv message about Dennis Wollin, South Central FFA

State Theme t-shirt, Convention t-shirts & Buttons

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

FFA Board Updates - August 2020

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

 Notes of Thanks to Virtual Convention Sponsors & Friends

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Donate to Virtual State FFA Convention

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center 

Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters:

Alumni Update - August 2020

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Illinois FFA Alumni Annual Meeting & Auction Update 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Center:

  • September 7, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Labor Day

  • October 12, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Columbus Day

  • November 26 - 27, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Thanksgiving

  • December 24, 2020 - January 4, 2021 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Winter Break

Celebrate our Staff - Patti Davis, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since August 23, 2010

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

Celebrate our Staff - John Edgar, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since July 6, 2015

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center 

Celebrate our Staff - Tammy Yard, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since April 30, 2007

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Illinois Foundation FFA:

2019 - 2020 Illinois Foundation FFA Annual Report 

  • Click here to view the 2019 - 2020 Illinois Foundation FFA Report

Industry Friends of agricultural education posts:

GROWMARK Foundation to Provide FFA Jackets

  • Click here to view the listserv sent from the FFA Center

National FFA:

National FFA Updates

***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***

  • September 1, 2020 - District 5 Section Officers STAR Conference - 6 to 8 pm

  • September 2, 2020 - District 3 Section Officers STAR Conference - 6 to 8 pm

  • September 3, 2020 - District 4 Section Officers STAR Conference - 6 to 8 pm

  • September 7, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Labor Day

  • September 8, 2020 - District 1 Section Officers STAR Conference - 6 to 8 pm

  • September 9, 2020 - District 2 Section Officers STAR Conference - 6 to 8 pm

  • September 10, 2020 - All Section Officers STAR Conference Final 6 to 8 pm

  • September 24, 2020 - FFA Board Online Meeting - 3:30 pm

  • September 24, 2020 - FFA State Officer Team Online Meeting - 6 to 8 pm

  • September 26, 2020 - Forestry Virtual CDE - 10 am to 2 pm - More CDEs

  • October 1, 2020 - FFA Rosters DUE - Roster Instructions

  • October 1, 2020 - National Chapter Award - Chapter Strategic Plan DUE

  • October 1, 2020 - Illinois FFA Alumni Council Officer Intents DUE

  • October 12, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Columbus Day

  • October 13, 2020 - Administrative Council Meeting - 3:30 pm

  • October 17, 2020 - Horse Evaluation Virtual CDE - 10 am to 2 pm - More CDEs

  • October 22, 2020 - FFA Board Online Meeting - 3:30 pm

  • October 27 - 29, 2020 - National FFA Virtual Convention - More Information

  • October TBA - FFA State Officer Team Online Meeting

  • November 1, 2020 - FFA Roster Administrator Approval DUE

  • November 1, 2020 - FFA Dues payment received by the Illinois FFA Center

  • November 16 - Celebrating 19 years of Lori Nelson at the Illinois FFA Center

  • November 19, 2020 - FFA Board Online Meeting - 3:30 pm

  • November 19, 2020 - FFA State Officer Team Online Meeting - 6 to 8 pm

  • November 21, 2020 - Ag Sales -  Assigned Times - More CDEs

  • November 26 - 27, 2020 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Thanksgiving

  • December 3, 2020 - FFA State Officer Team Online Meeting - 6 to 8 pm

  • December 12, 2020 - Agronomy Virtual CDE - 10 am to 2 pm - More CDEs

  • December 24, 2020 - January 4, 2021 - Illinois FFA Center CLOSED - Winter Break


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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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