Promotion and Education Committee
PURPOSE: To serve as an active, statewide voice promoting a positive public perception of agriculture to consumers of all ages.
MISSION: To lead Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation’s volunteer promotion and education efforts through member engagement, training and outreach education.
APPOINTMENT: Committee members are appointed by the President of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation and serve at the pleasure of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors.
- Plan, implement, and evaluate statewide Promotion and Education events and activities
- Relay information from the State Promotion and Education Committee to county Farm Bureau Promotion and Education volunteers
- Serve as a resource to county Farm Bureaus in developing and facilitating projects and programs for consumers of all ages, including but not limited to: Agriculture in the Classroom, current agricultural issues, consumer relations, and promotion of Nebraska’s food, fuel, and fiber industry
- Encourage the development of county-level Promotion and Education programs
STAFF COORDINATOR: Megahn Schafer, Executive Director, Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation
Chair: Andra Smith, Blaine County
At-Large Federation Board Representative: Dawn Kucera, Madison County
Northwest Region: Natasha Schumacher, Box Butte County
North Central Region: Open
Northeast Region: Karen Grant, Madison County
Southwest Region: Tessa Stinson, Hayes County
Central Region: Julie Wilke, Platte County
South Central Region: Melissa Haack, Kearney/Franklin County
Southeast Region: Joy Lauritsen, Washington County