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 National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments.
The State Women's Leadership Committee met in Topeka on February 8, 2018. To view the minutes from that meeting, open the article and follow the link.
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded seven $1,000 mini-grants to communities across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program.
Registration for 2018 Be Ag-Wise workshops is now open. Workshops will be held in Manhattan, Colby, Garden City and Bonner Springs.
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!
The State Women's Leadership Committee met in Manhattan, prior to the 99th KFB Annual Meeting, on December 3, 2017. Open this article for a link to view the meeting minutes.
The American Farm Bureau Federation recognized 15 farm and ranch women leaders as graduates of the organization’s eleventh annual Women’s Communications Boot Camp. The group of agricultural leaders was recognized after completing an intensive three-day course featuring sessions on working with the media, public speaking, testifying and messaging.
For more information on the Women's Leadership Committee, contact Holly Higgins - firstname.lastname@example.org
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.