2017 Board of Director Accomplishments

 

2017 BOARD OF DIRECTOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  1. Participated in the 2017 Pierce County Farm Forum
  2. Attended King County Ag Commission meetings
  3. Attended Pierce County Ag Roundtable meetings
  4. Attended AFBF Convention in Phoenix
  5. Attended  WFB D.C. Days in Washington, D.C.
  6. Provided financial assistance to other FB attendees to D.C. Days
  7. Attended AFBF FUSION Conference in Pittsburgh
  8. Provided financial assistance to other FB attendees to FUSION Conference
  9. Attended WFB Legislative Day in Lacey
  10. Attended WFB Board Training 
  11. Participated in Pierce County ARL hearings
  12. Attended the 2017 Washington Policy Center “Farm to Free Market” event
  13. Participated in King County Ag Commission Task Force meetings
  14. Met with Rep. JT Wilcox in support of renewing “Farm to School” program funding
  15. Sent letter to Washington State Legislature in support of HB 5239
  16. Supported 2017 “Farm Guide” publication
  17. Sent letters of support to Pierce County farm groups in opposition of ARL issues
  18. Sent letter to Pierce County Council in favor of deferring ARL action
  19. Participated in WA St. Legislature hearings in support of “Farm to School” programs
  20. Purchased ag education materials to be used in local schools
  21. Supported Clear Creek Cooperative’s “no net loss of farm function” policy 
  22. Supported Sumner HS FFA student attendance at Wa. St. FFA Convention
  23. Interviewed pre-primary election local & state political office candidates
  24. Supported King-Pierce Dairy Ambassador program
  25. Supported AgForestry Leadership program
  26. Supported 2017 NW Junior Livestock show
  27. Supported Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fisher House programs
  28. Supported Ronald McDonald House programs