1. Call to Order—President
Roger Teeple called the meeting to order at 4:06 p.m. on September
13, 2004 and welcomed everyone to the meeting.
2. Regional Updates—Each
board member presented a brief update on their NAAE activities since
the July 2004 NAAE board of directors meeting.
3. Approval of Minutes—Dr.
Bill Hunter moved, Terry Hughes seconded, to approve the minutes of
the July 22, 23, and 24, 2004 board of directors meeting. The motion
4. July 2004 Board
Committee Reports—Roger Teeple reminded the board members that
the board committee reports from July 2004 had been approved and distributed.
5. Proposed NAAE Bylaws
Amendments—Roger Teeple reviewed with the board the NAAE bylaws
amendments that will be presented at the 2004 NAAE Convention. The
proposed bylaws amendments must be presented to the state leaders
at least 60 days in advance of the annual business meeting.
6. State Ag Ed Association
Officer Rosters—Roger Teeple and Morgan Fisher reviewed with the
board the state ag ed association officers that we have not yet received.
Roger Teeple asked the respective regional vice presidents to remind
the state leaders to get their state ag ed association officer rosters
in to the NAAE office immediately.
7. Professional State
Association Award Applications—Roger Teeple and Morgan Fisher
reviewed with the board the professional state association award applications
that we have not yet received. Roger Teeple asked the respective regional
vice presidents to remind the state leaders to get their professional
state association award applications in to the NAAE office immediately.
8. 2004 FFA Convention
Planning—The board reviewed NAAE’s plans for the 2004 FFA Convention.
Roger Teeple asked that the board have dinner together on Thursday
evening during the convention to finalize plans for the 2004 NAAE
Convention and to address any other business as needed.
9. National FFA Board
Position—Roger Teeple reminded the board that we need to submit
three nominees to Dr. Larry Case for the National FFA Board teacher
position from NAAE Region II. Roger asked Jay Jackman to send a message
about this over the U.S. Ag Ed Listserv. Dr. Bill Hunter will gather
the credentials of those interested and bring them to the preconvention
board meeting. The NAAE board will select the three Region II nominees
during this board meeting.
10. NAAE Consultants
to the National FFA Board—Jeff Maierhofer reported that, as per
the board’s earlier directive, he had written a letter to Dr. Larry
Case asking that the number of NAAE consultants to the National FFA
Board be changed from three to two. Dr. Case agreed to this request.
Beginning in January 2005, the NAAE senior regional vice presidents
will serve as consultants to the National FFA Board. The two senior
regional vice presidents will also serve on the National FFA Foundation
Board of Trustees.
11. 2004 NAAE Convention
Planning—The board authorized the NAAE staff to plan and select
the professional development workshops for the upcoming NAAE convention.
Morgan Fisher presented a report on which regions still do not have
award applications in to the NAAE office. The board agreed to accept
no additional Teachers Turn the Key applicants at this late date.
12. Financial Report—Jay
Jackman presented the most recent financial report to the board. Jay
reported that he had retained the firm of Foley and Luby PSC to conduct
NAAE’s audit this year.
13. Legislative Committee—Paul
Larson requested that board members assist him in gathering input
from members regarding issues that the legislative committee should
no further business to transact at this time, Roger Teeple declared
this board meeting adjourned at 4:43 p.m.