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What can FFBF Field Staff do for You?

What can FFBF Field Staff do for You? Women’s Committee Program Your field Representative should be the Jack (or Jill) of all trades. They are there as a resource to help develop your Program of Work. They are there to help you brainstorm new ideas and connect you with possible resources you might need from [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:29-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Young Farmer and Rancher Representative to Women’s Leadership Committee

Young Farmer and Rancher Representative to Women’s Leadership Committee Women’s Committee Handbook The Young Farmer and Rancher (YF&R) Representative to the State Women’s Leadership Committee is the vital link between women, ages 18-35 and the State Women’s Leadership Committee. She is the spokesperson for her YF&R Leadership team and should represent them at Farm Bureau [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:30-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Women’s Leadership Program State Committee Chairman Duties

Women’s Leadership Program State Committee Chairman Duties Women’s Committee Handbook Preside over all official FFBF Women’s Leadership Committee meetings. Represent the Women’s Leadership Program on the Florida Farm Bureau State Board of Directors and report women’s activities to the board. Work with Women’s Program coordinator to develop agendas for State Women’s Leadership Committee meetings. Preside [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:32-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

State Women’s Committee-Vice Chairman Duties

State Women’s Committee-Vice Chairman Duties Women’s Committee Handbook In the absence of the chairman, the vice chairman assumes the duties of the chairman. Attend annual district planning/training meetings. Attend State Board of Directors meetings every other month. She is a voting member and represents the women of FFBF, not her county. As such, she needs [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:33-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Women’s Leadership Program District Chairman Duties

Women’s Leadership Program District Chairman Duties Women’s Committee Handbook Be knowledgeable in all aspects of the total Farm Bureau program. Attend all scheduled meetings of the State Women’s Leadership Committee. Determine the annual women’s program of work based on local, state, and national issues and concerns. Conduct annual district planning/training meetings. Contact all county women’s [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:34-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Women’s Leadership Program County Chairman Duties

Women’s Leadership Program County Chairman Duties Women’s Committee Handbook The County Women’s Chairman is the vital link between the women in the county, the District Women’s Chairman, and the State Women’s Leadership Committee. She is the spokesperson for her committee and should represent them at Farm Bureau functions. She is responsible to her county Farm [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:35-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Legislative Process

Legislative Process Women’s Committee Handbook The state legislature is divided into the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Senate has 40 members and is led by the Senate President; the House has 120 members and is led by the Speaker of the House. Both leadership positions are elected by the members of the individual [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:36-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

New Clean Water Rule Signed

New Clean Water Rule Signed The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the new Clean Water Rule (Waters of the United States or WOTUS) on Thursday, January 23. This new rule replaces the 2015 WOTUS rule that has previously been withdrawn by the administration. Florida Farm Bureau staff have [...]

By |2020-02-05T11:33:40-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

FFB Member Elected to National Committee

FFB Member Elected to National Committee Florida Farm Bureau Member Elected to National Committee Members of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee elected Morgan Norris of Desoto/Charlotte County Farm Bureau as the committee’s chair for 2020. Norris will take over as chair in March, at the end of the committee’s leadership conference, [...]

By |2020-02-05T11:33:42-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments