Regional Development Conferences

The Minnesota FFA Alumni Association invites you to attend our Virtual Regional Development Conference. Join us on January 23rd and the theme this year will be Mentor Leadership. To register please fill out the registration form here and a meeting link will be sent to the email address provided in registration.

Minnesota FFA Alumni and Supporters Annual Conference

We are going virtual!

Our Annual Conference and Meeting will be held virtually on March 6th 2021.  We will have speakers, networking opportunities, and fun. Our keynote speaker will be Jeff Gould, who is a storyteller and empowers others to live life with meaning and purpose. Please click here to register and make payment to attend the virtual MN FFA Alumni Annual Conference 2021. The attendance link and agenda will be sent out to the email address on the registration form the week before the conference.

The agenda for the day is as follows:

  • Business meeting                       9:00 – 10:00
  • Awards                                       10:00 – 10:15
  • Break                                          10:15 – 10:30
  • Workshops                                 10:30 – 11:15
  • Break                                          11:15 – 11:30
  • Regional Breakout sessions   11:30 – 11:55
  • Break                                          12:00 – 12:15
  • Speaker                                       12:15 – 12:45
  • Conference Conclusion           12:45 – 1:00

Jeff Gould – Keynote Speaker 

The workshops this year will include:

Alumni Business 101: an overview of running the business side of your FFA Alumni and Supporters affiliate. Lead by Tim Claus, Stan Vander Koi, Jim Burns, and Cara Soukup of the MN FFA Alumni Executive Team.

Acquiring, Building and Celebrating FFA Alumni and Supporters: Discover and discuss these ABCs of recruitment and retention. Lead by Allie Ellis from National FFA Foundation, Alumni Division.

Mentor-Leadership: The foundation of strong, sustainable Alumni and Supporters Affiliates.  Lead by Amanda Zeidler and Fred Troendle of the MN FFA Alumni Executive team.

Registration and payment 

Minnesota State FFA Convention

April 2021

Not only is this a time for today’s youth to be competing, but it is also a time for Minnesota’s FFA students, partners, and Alumni to gather and reflect on the past year’s accomplishments.

President’s Circle Leadership Training

The purpose of President’s Circle is to enhance supporters leadership skills and make a positive difference for Minnesota agriculture. The program focuses on mentor leadership, strategic planning, conflict resolution and teamwork. A systematic, statewide leadership enhancement program. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The goal of the President’s Circle is to cultivate those leadership skills already rooted within former FFA members and supporters.

OBJECTIVES:

• Strengthen networking and personal connections between local
affiliates and the regional, state, and national leaders and staff
• Improve leadership development at the local, regional and
state levels
• Adopt and implement the National FFA Alumni Resource
Guidebook to measure and improve the quality of leadership
development of affiliate leaders

PROVIDING PREMIER LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO FFA SUPPORTERS MINNESOTA FFA ALUMNI & SUPPORTERS PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE