to Order and Welcome—President Sarah Osborn Welty called
the meeting to order at 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 and
welcomed everyone to the meeting.
to and Approval of the Agenda—Chuck Stranberg moved, Allan
Sulser seconded, to approve the board meeting agenda with flexibility
to change as necessary. The motion carried.
of Minutes of October 31, 2002 Special Board Meeting and November
21, 2002 Board Conference Call—Chuck Stranberg moved, Terry
Hughes seconded, to approve the minutes from the October 31, 2002
Special Board Meeting and November 21, 2002 Board Conference Call.
The motion carried.
Report and Delegate Counts—The board reviewed the final membership
report for the 2001-02 membership year and the delegate counts. Also,
the board reviewed the current year’s membership report as of December
of State Ag Ed Association Officers—It was noted that some
errors were in the state officer directory. It was agreed that the
board members would collect corrections during their regional meetings
and get these back to NAAE. The final directory will be posted on
the NAAE website.
Report—Jay Jackman presented a report on the current financial
position of NAAE, including the 2001-02 audit report.
Positions—The board reviewed the nominees for the NAAE representative
to the National FFA Alumni Council. Allan Sulser moved, Larry Long
seconded, to select Ron Nash (WA) as the NAAE representative to the
National FFA Alumni Council. The motion carried.
It was agreed
that NAAE board members will bring nominees for the National FFA CDE
Advisory Committee to the February 2003 NAAE board meeting and that
they would bring nominees for the postsecondary instructor position
on the Council board to the July 2003 NAAE board meeting.
FFA Convention Review—The board members briefly discussed
the NAAE activities at the 2002 FFA Convention. There were no major
issues. Elaine Lewis asked the board members to give her some feedback
on the new delegate process.
of the 2002 NAAE Convention—The board went through all of
the details of the convention schedule, discussed workshop facilitators’
responsibilities, reviewed session set-up responsibilities, and rehearsed
the awards presentations that will take place during the general sessions.
Trucks Sponsorship—Chuck Stranberg moved, Roger Teeple seconded,
that the Dodge Trucks “Teachers Turn the Key” program provide travel
scholarships for actual expenses up to $1,000 per person to NAAE members
with two to four years of teaching experience at the level of one
per state selected by each state to attend the complete NAAE convention.
The motion carried. Jeff Maierhofer moved, Terry Hughes seconded,
that the applicants be required to be a member of NAAE during the
year of application and be a member at the time of the convention
at which they receive the scholarship. The motion carried (five to
one vote). Jeff Maierhofer moved, Terry Hughes seconded, that the
recipients must not have previously attended the NAAE convention.
The motion carried.
The board took a lunch break at 12:30 p.m. and returned to the board
meeting at 1:45 p.m. Following lunch, the board spent some time rehearsing
the upcoming awards presentations.
Committee Report—Sarah Osborn Welty opened the floor for
nominations for 2002-03 NAAE President Elect. Chuck Stranberg nominated
Roger Teeple for 2002-03 NAAE President Elect. Roger Teeple nominated
Chuck Stranberg for 2002-03 NAAE President Elect. Allan Sulser moved,
Larry Long seconded, that nominations cease. The motion carried.
as an ex-officio member of the NAAE board, opened nominations for
2002-03 NAAE President. Terry Hughes nominated Sarah Osborn Welty
for 2002-03 NAAE President. Roger Teeple moved, Jeff Maierhofer seconded,
that nominations cease. The motion carried.
no further business to transact at this time, President Sarah Osborn
Welty adjourned the board meeting at 3:10 p.m.