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County Presidents Conference
Click here to register for the 2020 County Presidents Conference

The County Presidents Conference will gather county Farm Bureau association leaders to:

  • Build relationships between peers leading county associations across the state.
  • Increase knowledge of Farm Bureau priorities, services, opportunities and support in order to elevate the success of local work and establish greater consistency in association governance and strategy.
  • Enhance the skills and capacity of county presidents as the foundation for high-functioning, efficient and effective county associations.

 

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, February 4
  Time  Event  Location
 4:00 PM

Optional Afternoon Tours

TBA 
 5:30 PM

Registration & Networking Reception 

TBA
 6:30 PM

Presidents Appreciation Dinner

TBA
Wednesday, February 5

KSU Alumni Center, 1720 Anderson Ave

 

 8:00 AM

Opening Session

Vision 2020: Unpacking the KFB Strategic Plan

Banquet Room BC (First Floor)
 9:00 AM

County Presidents Issue Surfacing

An opportunity to discuss issues impacting your county and gain skills for leading your board in policy conversations.

Banquet Room BC (First Floor)
 10:00 AM

Breakout Sessions: Round 1

  • Effective & Efficient: Best Practices for a Well-Run Board Meeting
  • Stronger Together: Working with Your Local Farm Bureau Agent
  • Understanding Generational Differences & Using them to Your Advantage

Purple Pride Conference Room (Third Floor)

Lecture Room (Third Floor)

Tadtman Board Room (Second Floor)

 11:00 AM

Breakout Sessions: Round 2

Repeat Round 1  Sessions

 

Purple Pride Conference Room (Third Floor)

Lecture Room (Third Floor)

Tadtman Board Room (Second Floor)

12:00 PM

Lunch & General Session

A Legacy of Leadership - A panel of Farm Bureau leaders look back at where they found success, how they grew and what has mattered most in their career of leadership and service.

Banquet Room BC (First Floor)
 1:45 PM

Breakout Sessions: Round 3

  • Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset to Make Your County and Farm Thrive
  • Finding Common Ground: How Ag Leaders are Working Across Commodities and the Lines that Divide
  • Recalibrating for Regional Success: How Leaders are Coming Together to Find Ways for Everyone to Win
 

Purple Pride Conference Room (Third Floor)

Lecture Room (Third Floor)

Tadtman Board Room (Second Floor)

 3:00 PM

Roundtables for County Success

Small group conversations to share resources, strategies, tools and ideas that will impact your personal leadership capacity and overall county effectiveness.

Banquet Room BC (First Floor)
 4:00 PM

FB Talks

Short presentations relevant to every county president:

  • FB: United by Brand & Mission
  • KFB Accounting: Why It Matters to County Leaders
  • County Farm Bureau Management & Resource Guide
  • KFB Health Plans & Kansas Rural Health  Association Update
  • VOTE FBF: Why, How and What for County Farm Bureau Presidents
Banquet Room BC (First Floor)
 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Banquet Room BC (First Floor)
5:15 PM

Adjourn

 

*Agenda items are subject to change.

 

Registration

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Lodging

Lodging options for the 2020 County Presidents Conference will be available in mid-December. Counties or individual attendees will be responsible for hotel arrangements and payment.

 

Questions?

Contact Edie Doane at 785-587-6102 or doanee@kfb.org for more information.

 

Click here to register for the 2020 County Presidents Conference