AUGUST 22, 2018
á D.B.Yummers, Tim Tosca, Florida Farm Bureau, Florida Fruit
Association, and Fruit Growers Marketing (Ohio Apples). Provided the meal-
á Update from fruit sales- Jeff Detty
BBQ. Let Jeff know if there were any
problems last year. Please fill
out the order form and include when you want items delivered as well as any
blackout dates. Pricing the same- $30 case, $2.50 bottle, $18 gallon, 4 packs
$.80. Orders due by 11/16/2018. Call
Jeff at 740-505-4021. Can match
delivery with other schools. Make sure that all billing information is updated
to 10871 Carr Road, Jeffersonville, OH 43128
Citrus and Apples.
Check with preferred rep- tangelos are very low supply, probably will not be
able to get bulk tangelos.
á The Ohio State University Representative- Caryn Filson
Moved into the new space, drastic renovation
112 students in agriscience education across all campus, 61 at
Columbus, 24 brand new.
ACEL 268 students, 179 at Columbus
Dr. Amanda Boling is permanent resident in the department
Block students return Monday, 15 students, student teach in the
36 EFE students
Curriculum changing next year, Block is changing. Block semester
is being spread out over 4 years, new methods class (junior and senior),
multiple field experience
Student teacher placements- new format, application, and
interview. Discuss where to send students to best fit the student.
Dan Schroder and Craig Weiget helped supervise students.
Contact Dr. Filson or Emily Wickham if you wish to be on the
á Central State University Representative- John Henry
First fall with full programming for ag ed, 11 students enrolled,
only 2 with ag ed or FFA background
Working on getting students engaged who are not traditionally in
Add full time assistance professor, Katrina Swinehart, August 16th. Developing methods course, student
leadership, ag science foundations course, teach introductory content courses.
Small campus, 1800 students, avg class size 12 students.
Lowest tuition state of Ohio, 3rd lowest in the nation
Adding research staff and full time staff, completing more
o Willing to allow students to
interact with research facility.
á BUSINESS MEETING
á The meeting was called to order
by Tom Holton at 4:30pm
Minutes of previous
o Meeting minutes posted on the AC-D7 FFA website
o Scott Sharp moved to accept, Deb Burden 2nd, motion
passes, minutes approved.
o Need a treasurer
o $5,114 from last year (may not be a up to date number)
o **Secretary note: From the spring meeting, the balance was $6700.28
Committee chairsÕ reports
o LegislativeÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉScott Sharp
a financial literacy, moved to senate. Not as favorable as originally planned,
not allow ag business, needs amended to allow for ag business to count. May
die, been around a long time.
o MembershipÉÉÉÉÉÉ..ÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉGina Neff/Scott/Rachel
Pay your dues, can pay
whatever membership you wish
ACTE Success series-
$90 to attend, unless you are a ACTE member, then its only 45!
OAAE has merchandise
available, see email from Rachel
33% of teachers were
members last yearÉÉif only 33% of your students were FFA members, how would you
Check on D7 Calendar
of events and provided a state calendar
Ag Sales is no longer
with state public speaking @ Marysville, will be 3/5 (Tuesday) at Marysville
Remember to add
Takes 7 days for
results to be final when posted- with in that 7 days, notify Tom ASAP if there
are any problems- affects results and billing. After 7 days if you make a change, there will be additional
Looking at potentially
doing an FFA knowledge quiz for all age groups, $10 per person, only use 1 time
for state degree, but can take multiple years
Make sure to read the
general rules and follow the code of conduct
Remember to sign your
Testing- must be done
by the proctor. No teacher should look at, proctor, or take the test as a
Next meeting October
Scott Sharp, Ag
Issues- on the National level, you are better to have more forums, it puts you
at a better advantage when competing. Would like to see if scoring can be added
to account for schools who do more forums. (forums after the state contest do
not count) Moved by Scott, 2nd by Tilley. Passes 19 to 0. Deb will
take to council
results to Deb, including how many students participated in the entire event.
o FFA Camp BoardÉÉÉÉÉ.ÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ. ÉÉÉÉ.........Adam Staley
Meeting in a couple
Lots of money invested
in camp and updates are very nice/positive
If you have never been
to camp, try to go!
Need to make sure we
have students who are attending camp- numbers are declining
With less students,
may change camp format, less sessions, etc.
o Board of TrusteesÉÉÉÉÉ.ÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ. ÉÉÉÉ.........Adam Staley
Not a lot going on at
the moment, but items can be taken as needed
o Mentor ProgramÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ........Jenna Kemmerer
Provided a small gift
to new teachers. Welcome to all!
o District Trophies/Web pageÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ...Jeff Tilley
Make sure to pick up
Will update website
Acffa.org/d7 check for minutes, cde results
Check spelling of
Send Jeff results to
o FFA Advisory
legislators/administrators to the convention
Move the idea of
Thursday morning session to resemble the former Blue and Gold Banquet. Where we
would invite principals, superintendents, School Board Members, Legislators,
and Sponsors of local and Ohio FFA. Cost could be used as a foundation
fundraiser. Get Ohio Farm Bureau and City BBQ to donate (as they are huge
Bring back dance at
Rhodes Center Thursday night.
Need to elect. No update.
OAAE Delegate Council
o Meeting is October 5th
No items to take
o Scott Sharp- State Ag Com is the same weekend as Farm
Machinery Show in Louisville (probably wont change this year)
o Deb Burden- Ohio Historical Society has selected
Fredericktown for a marker. Invitation for unveiling to follow. Will be held at the Fredericktown
Tomato Show, Saturday 9/8 at 7pm. Please attend! Drones will be taking photos-
have students wear official dress, past members, wear jackets or bring someone
who can wear their old jacket. Will be taking lots of pictures. Will be a
website for commemorative apparel that anyone can order. Ask Deb is any
o Jenna Kemmerer- moved to budget $100 for mentorship/new
teacher. 2nd by Scott Sharp. Motion passes
o Scott Sharp- nominated Christy Bachman, passed
o Colton Kreager volunteered to be Alumni Chair
Ohio Department of Education
Linden McKinley, Columbus City schools, trying to add a
o Moved by: Rachel Scior
o 2nd by: Amy Myers
Adjourned at: 6:43