Leadership Academy

Nebraska Farm Bureau's Leadership Academy is an opportunity to meet others committed to the future of rural Nebraska and to establish a solid network of friends and fellow leaders. Participants will learn the latest information about critical issues and develop their skills for leading change.
  • The Nebraska Farm Bureau Leadership Academy is for Farm Bureau members with the potential for providing exceptional leadership in the county, community and state.
  • The Academy is open to men and women of all ages. However, those who have served on the NFBF Board of Directors are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • Ten individuals will be selected to participate.
  • Applications are due Nov. 14, 2014. A selection committee will review applications and participants who are selected will be notified no later than Dec. 10, 2014.
  • Nebraska Farm Bureau Services, Inc., is the exclusive sponsor of this NFBF program and will support the majority of the Leadership Academy, including hotel stays and meals for all in-state sessions and airfare, hotels, meals and fees associated with the Washington, D.C., trip. You or your County Farm Bureau will make an additional $200 investment.
  • The academy schedule includes four two-day sessions in Nebraska and a visit to Washington, D.C. Each participant must attend at least three in-state sessions to be eligible for the Washington, D.C., trip.

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Applications are due November 14.

You must be a Nebraska Farm Bureau member to apply for Leadership Academy.
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2014 Leadership Academy Class

 Travis Anderson of Crawford    Beth Fisher of Beaver City   Clayton Hergott of Hebron 
Shane Daniels of Mullen   Becky Graham of Belden   Eric Kamler of Geneva
 Amanda Fairley of Fairbury   Linda Grosserode of Oakdale   Andrew Ward of Valentine

2013 Leadership Academy Class

Shelley Kurtzer
Associate Director/Member Services
(402) 421-4449

5225 South 16th Street, Lincoln, NE 68512
P.O. Box 80299, Lincoln, NE 68501-0299
: (800) 742-4016 or (402) 421-4400
: (402) 421-4439