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FFA Officers and Duties
Transcript of FFA Officers and Duties
FFA Officers and their Duties
"The plow is the symbol of labor and tillage of the soil. Without labor, neither knowledge nor wisdom can accomplish much. My duties require me to assist at all times in directing the work of our organization. I preside over meeting in the absence of our president, whose place is beneath the Rising sun."
"As the flag covers the United States of America, so I strive to inform the people in order that every man, woman, and child may know that the FFA is a national organization that reaches from the state of Alaska to Puerto Rico and from the state of Maine to Hawaii."
Stationed by the Rising Sun
What to Write Down
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"The rising sun is the token of a new era in agriculture. If we follow the leadership of our president, we shall be led out of the darkness of selfishness and into the glorious sunlight of brotherhood and cooperation."
engages in meetings via Parliamentary Procedure
appoints and serves on committees
represents the chapter
Stationed by the Plow
Coordinates committee work
Maintains a Chapter resource file
Assumes the duties of the President (if absent)
Stationed by the Ear of Corn
" I keep an accurate record of all meetings
and correspond with other secretaries
wherever corn is grown and FFA members meet."
Prepares the agenda for the meeting
Places Committee Reports
Responsible for Chapter Correspondence
" I keep a record of receipts and disbursements just as Washington kept his farm accounts carefully and accurately. I encourage thrift among the members and strive to build up our financial standing through savings and investments. George Washington was better able to serve his country because he was financially independent."
Stationed at the Emblem of Washington
Maintains an accurate FFA Chapter Handbook
Prepares/submits membership roster
Stationed by the Flag
Publishes a Chapter Newsletter
Serves as Chapter Photographer
Plans Public Information Programs
Stationed by the Door
" Through this door pass many friends of the FFA. It is my duty to see that the door is open to our friends at all times and that they are welcome. I care for the meeting room and paraphernalia. I strive to keep the room comfortable and assist the president in maintaining order."
Assists the President in
Keeps meeting room in good condition
Builds community support for the program
Stationed by the Owl
"The owl is a time-honored emblem of knowledge and wisdom. Being older than the rest of you, I am asked to advise you from time to time, as the need arises. I hope that my advice will always be based on true knowledge and ripened with wisdom."
Prepares students for contests and awards
Proficient in Parliamentary Procedure
Conducts Parli. Pro. workshops at Chapter level
Develops and maintains a scrapbook of the Chapter's history
Researchs items of significance in the Chapter's history
Coordinates FFA participation
Presents the invocation at functions
The History and Roots of FFA
Founded in 1928
Started in Missouri
Began as a dream to 33 farmers
FFA today, with millions of members nationwide, still remains dedicated to the farmer and the individual