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Paul Jackson with AFR Chairs National Farmers Union Policy Committee in Advance of Their National Meeting in San Antonio

Mon, 17 Jan 2011 10:23:50 CST

Paul Jackson with AFR Chairs National Farmers Union Policy Committee in Advance of Their National Meeting in San Antonio NFU's Policy Committee met last week in Washington, D.C., to begin the process of revising the organization's policy. The group is comprised of NFU members from across the country. The chairman of the Policy Committee for the National Farmers Union in 2011 is Paul Jackson of the American Farmers & Ranchers representing Oklahoma. State presidents nominate members for the committee and NFU President Roger Johnson approves the nominees. States are represented on the policy committee on a rotating basis, so not every state is represented each year. (Paul Jackson is in the upper left hand corner of this picture of the group working last week at the NFU offices in Washington.)

The policy revision process is two-fold. The first part, which took place this month, occurred when the committee went through the 2010 NFU policy book and considered the policy page by page. The delegates considered policy changes approved at state conventions throughout the year and were free to propose any changes that they felt was appropriate.

The second part of the process will take place in March during NFU's annual convention. The Policy Committee will meet one final time to make any further changes and to consider changes to any state policies that took place since the committee met in January. During the March meeting, any NFU member is free to propose any policy change. The committee then considers those proposals and submits a final copy of the policy to the delegates from each state at the convention. The delegates go through the policy book section by section and vote on the new policy. Every state is allotted a certain number of representatives based on their membership. The policy that is approved by the delegates becomes the focus of NFU for the following year.

NFU's policy process is designed to include as many voices as possible and ensure all members are heard. This is why it is important for members to attend the NFU annual convention this March in San Antonio, to ensure that they are heard and are a part of determining our organization's future direction.


   

 

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