Mission of the Committee
The Kansas Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee contributes an essential perspective to the organization, broadening opportunities for women to become increasingly involved in all aspects of Farm Bureau, actively participating in the implementation of priority issues involving agriculture education, improving the quality of life in rural communities, promotion of the industry and agricultural advocacy.
Women's Leadership Committee News
The State Women's Leadership Committee met in Manhattan August 26-27, 2016. A portion of the meeting was spent in a combined meeting/training with members of the Young Farmers & Ranchers and Membership & Promotion Committeee. Open this article for links to view the meeting minutes and district reports.
The 2016 Silent Auction benefiting the KFB Foundation for Agriculture is just around the corner. The KFB State Women's Leadership Committee sponsors this annual event.
The State Women's Leadership Committee met in Ellsworth on June 16, 2016. Open this article for links to view the meeting minutes and district reports.
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded 13 $500 mini-grants to communities across the nation. The grants are awarded through the Foundation’s White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program. The grants are allocated through county and state Farm Bureaus and are used to create new agricultural literacy projects or expand existing agricultural literacy efforts.
Food, farming and fun were the themes at the Zest and Zing cooking competition and fundraiser in Lawrence on April 21. The event raised $700 for Just Food, a Lawrence-area food bank.
The State Women's Leadership Committee met in Topeka on February 11, 2016. Open this article for links to view the meeting minutes and district reports.
On behalf of the State Women’s Leadership Committee, THANK-YOU for your generous donations to the Silent Auction benefiting the KFB Foundation for Agriculture! Click this article to see the results!
For more information on the Women's Leadership Committee, contact Holly Higgins - email@example.com
Members of the State Women’s Leadership Committee are elected by the Voting Delegates at the Annual Meeting. The State Chair for a term of two years and one District Chair from each district are elected from odd numbered districts in even-numbers years and even numbered districts in odd numbered years. If you are interested in the Women's Leadership Committee, the best way to start is to get involved in your county Farm Bureau committee. Contact your county coordinator for information.