District 7 Evaluation Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, February  6, 2007


Thewinter meeting of the District 7 Agricultural Educators / District Evaluationswas held on February 6, 2007 at the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  The meeting was called to order at 9:10a.m. by President-Jeff Ellis. 





*     District PresidentElections

o     Candidates must still gothru the state selection process.

o     It was moved by RickMetzger and 2nd by Jennifer Moore that the District 7 President willbe elected at our Officer Training on April 12th at Lancaster HighSchool.  Motion passed.


*      District Dues

o     It was moved by DanRaubenolt and 2nd by Scott Sharp that District 7 Dues be set at $0.50per member for all upcoming years.  Motion Passed.

o     Please have dues paid byDistrict Fall Meeting if possible.


*      Upcoming District Dates

o     Public Speaking isTuesday, February 20th at Pickaway-Ross JVS

o     District Tractor TroubleShooting Contest is February 28th.

o     District MechanicsContest is March 13th.

o     District Small EnginesContest is April 10th.

o     Licking CountyAgri-Science Fair Contest is April 11th at 10:00 a.m.   If anyone is interest in being ajudge please contact either Steven Priest at Utica or Debra Burden atJohnstown.  This is a goodopportunity if another county is considering starting their own CountyAgri-Science Fair Project. 

o     District OfficerTraining is April 12th at Lancaster. 


*     Items for DelegateCouncil -

o      Loren Young’s position.  He will be an Advisor to the Ohio FFA Board of Directors.  He will not have any voting power but he will be able to items of business to the council and discuss things in further detail if needed.


*      Officer Book Evaluations

o     It was moved by LorenYoung and 2nd by Steve Priest that all officer books are to only begraded at the District Evaluation and will not be regarded at the PostEvaluation.  Motion Passed. 

*      Award Nominees forOutstanding Young Member, Teacher, Program, Adult Program, Ideas Unlimited, andTeachers Turn the Key, etc.  Allapplications are available online and are due to Valerie Graham no later thanApril 1st.  If you haveany questions regarding any of those contact Valerie.


*      Announcements

o     Welcomed Sabrina Piperto Danville High School as a substitute for the rest of the school year.

o     Parli-Pro CDE.

o     Post-Evaluations will beat Fairfield Union from 4-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 8th.


*     Adjournment

o     Motion to adjourn bySteve Priest 2nd by Adam Staley.  Motion Passed.











Respectfully Submitted,





Debra Burden

Secretary/Asst. Chair