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Title:Agricultural Education, Illinois Committee For
Website:https://www.isbe.net/Pages/IllinoisCommitteeAgriculturalEducation.aspx
Contact Name:Erica Thieman
Contact Title:Illinois State Board of Education
Contact E-Mail:ethieman@isbe.net
Function:To at least develop a curriculum and overview the implementation of the Build Illinois through Quality Agricultural Education plans of the Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education and to advise the State Board of Education on vocational agricultural education.
Term:3 years, except that of the members initially appointed, 5 shall be appointed to serve for terms of 1 year, 4 shall be appointed to serve for terms of 2 years and 4 shall be appointed to serve for terms of 3 years.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:None specified
Compensation:None
Composition:13 members appointed by Governor: (6) agriculturalists representing the Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education; (2) Secondary Agriculture Teachers; (1) "Ag In The Classroom" Teacher; (1) Community College Agriculture Teacher; (1) Adult Agriculture Education Teacher; (1) University Agriculture Teacher Educator; and (1) FFA Representative.
Authority:105 ILCS 5/2-3.80

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Allen, Erika7/26/20227/26/2019GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationCook
Buhrow, Allyn3/12/20227/26/2019GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationLee
Daugherty, Kevin3/13/201811/2/2015GovernorMemberAg In the ClassroomMontgomery
Hanson, Douglas3/13/20225/23/2016GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationIroquois
Haywood Jr., Kim3/13/20187/26/2019GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. Education
Heavner, Jody7/26/20227/26/2019GovernorMemberSecondary Ag. TeacherPike
Irani, Kaizad3/13/20217/26/2019GovernorChairCommunity College Ag. Ed. TeacherChampaign
Leman, Amy3/12/20213/30/2018GovernorMemberAdult-Education Ag. TeacherMacon
Ochs, Gary3/13/20207/26/2019GovernorMemberUniversity Ag. TeacherFord
Pilcher, Bradley3/13/20201/30/2017GovernorMemberFFA RepresentativeFord
Poskin, Aimee3/12/20217/26/2019GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationIroquois
Ropp, Rebecca3/13/20207/25/2014GovernorChair, MemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationNone
Schafer, Suzanne3/12/20217/26/2019GovernorSecretary, MemberSecondary Ag. TeacherChristian