to Order by New President—President Roger Teeple called the
meeting to order at 3:15 p.m. and welcomed everyone to the meeting.
of New Board Members—Roger Teeple greeted and seated two
new regional vice presidents including Dr. Bill Hunter (KS), Region
II, and Harold Eckler (MO), Region IV. Roger Teeple also seated Jeff
Maierhofer as the newly elected NAAE president elect.
from Outgoing Board Members—Sarah Osborn Welty, Jeff Maierhofer,
and Larry Long gave some final comments and recommendations to the
new board members.
of Events—Roger Teeple reviewed a calendar of events for
the 2003-04 NAAE year. It was agreed that Terry Hughes would be the
senior vice president that would join Jeff Maierhofer in representing
NAAE on the National FFA Foundation Board of Trustees. It was agreed
that the winter NAAE board meeting would be in Lexington, Kentucky
during February 3rd through 5th with February 2nd as the travel in
day. The board would then travel as a group to Indianapolis for the
National Ag Ed Inservice during February 5th through 8th. The NAAE
board will also meet in Indianapolis during the morning of February
8th. Board members will travel home on the afternoon of February 8th.
Roger Teeple assigned
Jeff Maierhofer to attend the 2004 Region II and VI meetings, Jay
Jackman to attend the Region IV meeting, and himself to attend the
Region I, III, and V meetings.
Terry Hughes will
attend the PAS meeting in Wisconsin in March.
Assignments—Roger Teeple assigned Harold Eckler to be the
consultant and board chair of the Finance Committee and Dr. Bill Hunter
to be the consultant and board chair of the Professional Growth Committee.
Financial Situation—Jay Jackman explained the ACTE current
financial situation to the board members. Terry Hughes moved, Dr.
Bill Hunter seconded, that NAAE make a $1,500 contribution to ACTE.
The motion carried.
Tom Hofmann moved,
Dr. Bill Hunter seconded, that NAAE send a letter to state leaders
encouraging them to support ACTE and pay the $30 individual member
assessment. The motion carried.
FFA Board Position—Jeff Maierhofer moved, Tom Hofmann seconded,
to forward the names of Becki Lawver (NE), Mike Pagel (MN), and Linda
Rist (SD) to Dr. Larry Case as the NAAE nominees for the Region III
position of the National FFA Board of Directors. The motion carried.
With no further official business to be transacted, Roger Teeple adjourned
the meeting at 4:15 p.m.