Experienced Volunteer Leader
These individuals serve on key committees as member or as a lead position over diverse, self-motivated groups. Role is both strategic direction and hands on engagement in programs.
Committee opportunities include
Ag Literacy. This team directs and approves agricultural literacy activities for teachers, students, administrators, and parents within Cook County schools and communities.
Commodities/Marketing. This team develops and supports programs to promote a more profitable Cook County agriculture industry, assist members in increasing marketability, and provides farm businesses with tools for successful businesses.
Governmental Affairs. The mission of the Governmental Affairs Committee is to surface and develop policy and to provide reliable, accurate, and common-sense information to elected officials and their staffs in order to build a dialogue between the organization and policy makers.
Member Relations. This team supports and develops member benefits, recruitment, communications, incentive activities, services, and appreciation events.
Public Relations. This team enhances consumers’ understanding of modern agriculture and to improve the visibility of the presence of local agriculture and the Farm Bureau organization.
Young Leaders. This group provides opportunities and leadership growth for members ages 18 to 35 who are interested in farming and agricultural related involvement.