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Title:Agricultural Education, Illinois Committee For
Website:Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education
Contact Name:Andrew Klein
Contact Title:Illinois State Board of Education
Contact E-Mail:aklein@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:The terms of all members so appointed shall be for 3 years, except that of the members initially appointed, 5 shall be appointed to serve for terms of one year, 4 shall be appointed to serve for terms of 2 years, and 4 shall be appointed to serve for terms of 3 years. All members of the committee shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified. Subject to a requirement that committee members in office before the effective date of this amendatory Act of 102nd General Assembly may serve the full term to which they were appointed, the appointment of committee members to terms that commence on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly shall be made in a manner that gives effect at the earliest possible time to the changes that are required by this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly in the representative composition of the committee's membership.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:None specified
Compensation:None
Composition:A committee of 13 agriculturalists representative of the various and diverse areas of the agricultural industry in Illinois shall be established 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, including the administration of the agricultural education line item appropriation and agency rulemaking that affects agricultural education educators. The committee shall be composed of the following: (1) 3 agriculturalists representing the Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education; (2) 3 agriculturalists; (3) 2 secondary agriculture teachers; (4) one representative of "Ag In The Classroom"; (5) one community college agriculture teacher; (6) one adult agriculture educator; (7) one university agriculture teacher educator; and (8) one 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, Kevin3/13/202411/2/2015GovernorMemberAg In the ClassroomMclean
Hanson, Douglas3/13/20225/23/2016GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationIroquois
Haywood Jr., Kim3/13/20217/26/2019GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. Education
Heavner, Jody7/26/20227/26/2019GovernorMemberSecondary Ag. TeacherPike
Irani, Kaizad3/13/20217/26/2019GovernorMemberCommunity College Ag. Ed. TeacherChampaign
Leman, Amy3/12/20213/30/2018GovernorChairAdult-Education Ag. TeacherMacon
Ochs, Gary3/13/20217/26/2019GovernorMemberUniversity Ag. TeacherFord
Pilcher, Bradley3/13/20201/30/2017GovernorMemberFFA RepresentativeFord
Poskin, Aimee3/12/20217/26/2019GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationIroquois
Schafer, Suzanne3/12/20217/26/2019GovernorSecretary, MemberSecondary Ag. TeacherChristian
VACANT3/13/2023GovernorMemberIL Leadership Council for Ag. EducationNone