Welcome and Board Member Updates—President
Paul Jaure called the meeting to order at 8:10 a.m. on Tuesday, December
11, 2001 and welcomed everyone to the meeting. President Jaure asked
all in attendance to introduce themselves.
Paul asked each
member of the board to discuss what the convention theme meant to them
to set the stage for the upcoming convention. Paul then encouraged
each board member to be on time for all sessions and events, focus,
practice (that is, be prepared), to make a special effort to meet and
greet colleagues, and to help – help him to keep everything going well
and to help each other.
to and Approval of the Agenda—Chuck Stranberg moved, Larry Long
seconded, to approve the board meeting agenda with flexibility to change
as necessary. The motion carried.
of Minutes of July 20-23, 2001 Board Meeting and September 17, 2001
Board Conference Call—Jeff Maierhofer moved, Roger Teeple seconded,
to approve the minutes from the July 20-23, 2001 Board Meeting and September
17, 2001 Board Conference Call. The motion carried.
4. NAAE Operations
and Management Policies Review—The board discussed the proposed
revisions to the NAAE Operations and Management section of the NAAE
Leadership Manual (Section 3.2). Jay Jackman had asked legal counsel
to review this section of the manual and make suggestions for improvements
to the board. The board discussed the section in detail, raised some
questions, and decided upon the final version of the section. Bryan
Gause moved, Sarah Osborn Welty seconded, to adopt the NAAE Operations
and Management section of the NAAE Leadership Manual as revised by the
board, with the revisions being activated immediately. The motion carried.
CEV Multimedia Request—CEV Multimedia
is the sponsor of the new NAAE Teacher Mentor Award Program. CEV Multimedia
has requested that NAAE help them to identify recently retired teachers
to help promote their products. Most of the states in which CEV is
interested in locating these new representatives are in NAAE regions
II and V. Larry Long and Roger Teeple agreed to work with CEV Multimedia
in meeting their needs.
6. NIAA Funding
Request—The National Institute for Animal Agriculture requested
that NAAE make a $1,000 contribution to NIAA in support of the “Just
Do The Right Thing” campaign, which is an effort to ensure proper handling
of show animals in livestock shows and fairs. The board decided to
postpone a decision on this request until the February 2002 board meeting.
Membership Report and Delegate Count—The
regional vice presidents each reviewed their respective states’ delegate
counts and verified them to be correct.
State Officers Directory—Officers
from all state associations have been identified and compiled into the
2001-02 State and National Officers Directory. It was agreed that the
directories would be distributed to the state presidents during the
Jackman discussed the NAAE financial documents with the board and answered
Representation—Adult Education Representative to the National
Council for Agricultural Education – Chuck Stranberg moved, Jeff
Maierhofer seconded, to nominate to ACTE Gary Thome as the new Adult
Education Representative to the National Council for Agricultural Education.
The motion carried. (The process for this nomination is that ACTE takes
a nomination from NAAE for this position and then ACTE makes the official
appointment to the Council.) NAAE Representative to the National
Young Farmers Education Association Board – It was agree that the
board would hold off on making this assignment until the post-convention
board meeting on Saturday, December 15, 2001. NAAE Representative
to Food, Land and People – It was agreed that the board would hold
off on making this assignment until the post-convention board meeting
on Saturday, December 15, 2001.
11. 2001 FFA
Convention—NAAE board members expressed their disappointment of
the main stage presentation since the lighting of the teachers that
were recognized did not function correctly. Other than that, NAAE board
members were pleased with the NAAE’s participation during the FFA convention,
especially the booth location during the Career Show, the presence at
the Alpha Tau Alpha and student teachers conference, and the give-away
during the Career Show.
Sales During the NAAE Convention—It
was agreed that the NAAE shirts during the NAAE convention would be
sold at a discounted price of $25 each.
from Sarah Osborn Welty—Sarah announced to the board that she is
“in foal” (her words!) and expected to deliver Mother’s Day weekend!
Congratulations to Sarah and Billy!
board took a lunch break at 12:00 noon and returned to the board meeting
at 1:15 p.m.
of the 2001 NAAE Convention—The board went through all of the details
of the convention schedule, assigned facilitators for all workshops,
and rehearsed the awards presentations that will take place during the
Committee Report—Sue Poland nominated Sarah Osborn Welty for 2001-02
NAAE President Elect. Sarah Osborn Welty nominated Sue Poland for 2001-02
NAAE President Elect. Roger Teeple nominated Russell Watson for 2001-02
NAAE President Elect. Sue Poland moved, Sarah Osborn Welty seconded,
that nominations cease. The motion carried.
Maierhofer moved, Chuck Stranberg seconded, for the board to nominate
Bryan Gause for 2001-02 NAAE President. The motion carried.
no further business to transact at this time, President Jaure adjourned
the board meeting at 3:00 p.m.