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  • 1. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Kentucky FFA An Annual Report of Progress by the Kentucky FFA Foundation
  • 2. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 A Word From our Sponsors “As FFA continues to provide strong leadership and aspiring agriculturalists, it is a relationship we can’t put a price on.” — Darrell Billings, FFA Foundation Board of Trustee & RAM Dealer Dear Friends, ! Kentucky FFA has seen many big changes in 2012-2013. Members of State Staff retired, and we welcomed new faces. Dr. Kristie Guffey is the Director of the KY FFA Leadership Training Center and Sheldon McKinney is now serving as the Executive Director of the KY FFA Foundation. It has been an exciting transition, and has brought many positive changes to KY FFA. ! Other noteworthy changes would include the very first Ag Tag campaign, championed by Agriculture Commissioner James Comer. Supporters can donate $10 to the Ag Tag fund when purchasing a KY Farm License Plate. This donation is divided equally between FFA, 4H, and KY Proud. KY FFA distributes half of the donations back to the county where they originated. This program makes 2 an impact on the state & local level. We thank those who supported us! ! Sponsorships also totaled to a record breaking year! Companies & individuals gave more than $180,000 to support Kentucky FFA! We have also had a surge in individual giving with nearly twenty new Century Club members. ! The KY FFA Foundation & the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center have ! a l s o partnered to gather in-kind donations of food to be served in the cafeteria. This has been an exciting partnership that has also educated our students about the food production here in Kentucky. ! For the very first time, an individual has endowed a gift to the Kentucky FFA Foundation! Mr. Glenn & Maggie Stith have created an endowment that will pay for the expenses of more than 120 students to attend the Washington Leadership Conference annually, half of which must be from Kentucky! Glenn is from Meade County, a former Kentucky FFA President, a graduate of the University of Kentucky who made a very successful career with Monsanto. ! The Kentucky FFA Foundation makes it possible for our supporters to make an investment in the future of Kentucky Agriculture. We are so proud of the work of our students, and the support our sponsors give them. Thank you for being a part of this vital mission. We look forward to a prosperous 2013-2014! Sincerely, Matt London Chair, Kentucky FFA Foundation, 2013-2016 Sheldon McKinney Executive Director 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report
  • 3. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 The Kentucky FFA Foundation is an independent organization devoted to accomplishing the aims of the FFA mission: “To make a positive difference in the lives of students by promoting their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.” Leslie Stith, Board Chairman Matt London, Chairman Elect Kentucky Farm Bureau Darrell Billings Tanner Chrysler Dr. Tony Brannon Murray State University Matt Chaliff KY FFA Executive Secretary James Comer Commissioner of Agriculture Brandon Davis Kentucky FFA Advisor Charlie Edgington Whayne Supply Company Dale Glass KY FFA Alumni Ronny Pryor Capitol Solutions Mark Haney President of KY Farm Bureau Jeff Rice Rice Agri-Marketing Jimmy Dan Hicks Heritage Bank Robert Schmitt KY Assoc. of Agricultural Educators Ali Higgs KY FFA President Billy Ray Smith Executive Director Emeritus Lindsey Miller Farm Credit Mid-America Bill Tolle KY State Fair Board Kent Moore Loveland Products Jobee Thrasher Southern States Cooperative Brenda Oldfield Beth Wisman Kentucky Farm Bureau Senator Dennis Parrett Cecilia Farm Services Sheldon McKinney Foundation Executive Director 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Board of Trustees The Kentucky FFA Foundation is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, tax-exempt organization. It was established in 1987 and is managed by a Board of Trustees. The Kentucky FFA Foundation Board of Trustees is made up of twenty-four individuals, dedicated to propelling the Foundation's mission. Eight seats on the board are appointed by position, and sixteen are elected at large. 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 3
  • 4. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Kentucky Agricultural Education Data 138 Agricultural Education Programs Impacting 27,018 Students Senior agricultural education students in Kentucky earned more than $5,442,370.00 in scholarships! Local FFA Chapters or Alumni Affiliates gave more than $177,377.00 in scholarships. Agricultural Education Programs Total Programs with a Greenhouse 119 Agriculture Mechanics Laboratory 114 Foods Laboratory 8 Science Laboratory 14 School Farm 27 Advisory Committee 122 Alumni Affiliate 82 20,951 Community members that attended FFA Banquets across Kentucky 7,187 1,331 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report SAE Visits Conducted by Agriculture Teachers Local newspaper articles featuring FFA 4
  • 5. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 In 2013, the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center truly embraced their theme, REACH! by serving a record number of students! Kentucky FFA Leadership 103 FFA Chapters Training Center FFA Members 1,418 168 FFA Advisors 74 Chaperones 1,660 Participants! This year the KY FFA Foundation and the KY FFA Leadership Training Center partnered to gather donations of food products and commodities produced here in Kentucky. The program entitled, “Kentucky Commodities...Feeding the Future of Kentucky Agriculture” was a tremendous success, providing more than $15,000 worth of product donations to feed campers from across the Commonwealth! Training future agricultural leaders to REACH their full potential.... it all starts here! Dr. Kristie Guffey has been named the Director of the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center. Dr. Guffey hails from Trigg County, and served as the KY FFA State President in 1996-97. Kristie taught high school agriculture at Carlisle County High School for four years, and taught agriculture for seven years at the WKU Glasgow Campus. Kristie & her husband Jamie now reside in Hardinsburg, at FFA Camp. 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 5
  • 6. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Kentucky FFA Foundation Financial Statement Income Sponsorships & Revenues Sponsors KDA Ag Tag Funds Tractor Sales Knife Sales LEAD Endowment KY FFA RAM Truck Program Ag Teachers Change Lives Century Club Career Show Special Scholarship Income Misc. Income    TOTAL Amount $180,173.30 $121,708.64 $54,115.78 $30,428.54 $30,000.00 $19,280.70 $10,933.61 $6,885.30 $3,911.12 $740.00 $629.58   $458,806.57 Percent 39% 27% 12% 7% 7% 4% 2% 1% 1% <1% <1%   100% Expenses by Category Amount Percentage Admin. & Office Expenses $129,725.03 26.59% Ag Tag $120,312.34 24.66% Awards, Gifts & Programs $118,341.92 24.26% LEAD $40,400.00 8.28% Tractor Expenses $36,775.55 7.54% Knife Expenses $17,383.55 3.56% RAM Truck Program $12,036.35 2.47% State FFA Convention $8,765.96 1.80% Support for LTC Staff $2,500.00 0.51% Website & Misc. Expenses $1,615.00 0.33% $487,855.70 100.00% TOTAL Note: Only a partial draw from the LEAD Endowment was taken, in order for the Foundation to get on a scheduled plan for the annual draw. 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 6
  • 7. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Ag Tag Program The Ag Tag program began in 2012 under the leadership of Agriculture Commissioner James Comer. When purchasing a Kentucky Farm License Plate, people are encouraged to donate $10, which is divided equally among FFA, 4-H, and Kentucky Proud. In 2012 this program generated $121,709.00 for Kentucky FFA. $59,238.00 was distributed back to local FFA chapters. The Kentucky FFA Foundation supports a variety of programs with these funds. Chapter Distribution Kentucky Breakfast at National Convention State Officer Travel Regional Banquet Sponsorships Ag Achiever Grants Teacher Education Support Meats Judging & Floriculture Contest FFA Chapter Contest National Convention Travel for Teams Ag Tag Advertising Total $59,238.00 $2,540.00 $13,000.00 $12,000.00 $20,000.00 $5,000.00 $1,186.00 $3,700.00 $3,000.00 $1,597.00 $121,261.00 LEAD Endowment As part of the Master Settlement Agreement, the Kentucky Agriculture Development Fund awarded the Kentucky FFA Foundation a $2,200,000 gift that is to be invested, with the intent to diversify Kentucky agriculture. The endowment is currently managed by PNC and as of June 30, 2013 was valued at: $2,918.737. The Kentucky FFA Foundation takes an annual draw from the endowment’s income. State Officer Scholarships SAE Mini Grants SAE Class at Camp Governor's Sale of Champions State FFA Degree Program Online SAE Record Keeping System Sponsorship of Diversified SAE Programs FFA Foundation Operating Costs Total $11,000.00 $12,000.00 $3,500.00 $3,000.00 $3,000.00 $5,000.00 $2,900.00 $5,487.64 $45,887.64 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 7
  • 8. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Statement of Financial Position ASSETS Current Assets as of June 30, 2013 Cash $156,551 Accounts Receivable (Sponsors) 28,050 Collectible Knife Inventory 21,800 Collectible Tractor Inventory 49,825 Total Current Assets 256,226 Kentucky State Star Farmer, Morgan Phillips Other Assets ! LIABILITIES Investments-LEAD 2,918,737 Current Liabilities as of June 30, 2013 FFA Alumni Account Total Other Assets Total Assets 36,055 2,954,792 $3,211,018 Payroll Tax Payable $1,417 Due to KY FFA Association 43,006 Total Current Liabilities $44,423 NET ASSETS $3,166,595 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 8
  • 9. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 First Legacy Gift Designated to Kentucky FFA Glenn & Maggie Stith plan endowment to impact thousands of Kentucky FFA members for years to come. The Kentucky FFA Foundation is excited to announce that the first lifetime gift has been made. Not only is it the first for our State, but it’s the largest endowment in National FFA history. ! For over 35 years, Glenn Stith has assumed leadership positions in the field of agriculture seed, crop protection and biotech business sales along with marketing design & structure. He served as the Vice-President of US Branded Business for Seeds, Biotech Traits and Chemistry and Global Lead of Seminis Vegetable Seeds at Monsanto. After retiring in 2010, he is now a Senior Associate with the Context Network. He has a BS in Agriculture Economics from the University of Kentucky and an executive MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. Stith attributes much of his career success to leadership, teamwork and communication skills he learned in FFA. ! Stith grew up on a farm in Meade County, and became an FFA member in high school. He served as Kentucky FFA State President in 1972-73. Since being a member, he has continued to give back 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report to FFA. He has served as Chair of the National FFA Foundation’s Sponsors Board, a member of the Board of Trustees, and the Individual Giving Council, where he will assume a leadership position as chair in October 2013. ! Mr. Stith & his wife Maggie, have committed the first endowed gift with special focus and direct benefit to Kentucky FFA. It is also the largest endowed gift that the National FFA Foundation has ever received. When his estate plans are executed, approximately 110 FFA members will receive full scholarships to attend the Washington Leadership Conference and additional funds to cover travel expenses. Half of all scholarships given will be reserved for Kentucky FFA members. This endowment will provide the scholarships annually in perpetuity. ! The Washington Leadership Conference is a five day event held in Washington, D.C. It teaches FFA members how to become effective leaders by teaching them to know their purpose, value people, take action and serve others. National FFA says, “Students leave WLC with the knowledge and confidence to act in ways that help their schools, community and country.” ! The Kentucky FFA Foundation cannot thank Glenn & Maggie Stith enough for this tremendous gift that will benefit thousands of KY FFA members and for leading the way for legacy gifts and endowments to Kentucky FFA. Legacy Gifts are future gifts to charity. Contributions can be made by will, trust, other forms of written designation, life-income arrangements and endowment gifts. It can be as simple as designating a savings account to the Kentucky FFA Foundation. It’s a great way for an individual to leave a powerful legacy of giving and generosity to an organization that they love. If interested in planning a gift, the Kentucky FFA Foundation has many services in place to help you and your family through that process. 9
  • 10. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Kentucky FFA Sponsors The Kentucky FFA Foundation is able to help more than 14,000 Kentucky FFA members through awards, scholarships and programming only because of our generous sponsors. 5-Star Sponsors $25,000 Gifts & Above 4-Star Sponsors $10,000 to $24,999 Mulhollem-Cravens Foundation 3-Star Sponsors $5,000 to $9,999 CSX Transportation Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives Kentucky National Guard Monsanto 2-Star Sponsors $2,500 to $4,999 Beck’s Hybrids ConAgra Foods Crop Production Services PNC Bank Toyota Manufacturing of Kentucky Whayne Supply Agribusiness Division 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 10
  • 11. 2 1-Star Sponsors $1,000 to $2,499 Agribusiness Association of Kentucky Ale-8 One Bottling Company Anderson County Farm Bureau AT&T 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 H & R Agri-Power Hardin County Farm Bureau Hobdy, Dye & Read, Inc. Houchens Industries, Inc. Hudson Automotive Jefferson County Farm Bureau Bluegrass Stockyards Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Bob Allen Dodge Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association Bunge Cal-Maine Foods Central Kentucky Ag Credit Association Kentucky Corn Grower’s Association Kentucky Livestock Marketing Association Kentucky Pork Producers Ray’s RAM CEV Multimedia Kentucky Poultry Federation Robey Farms Charlee Doom Smucker’s City BBQ Kentucky Small Grain Grower’s Association Swope Dodge Conway Heaton of Bardstown Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Tanner Dodge Don Franklin Chrysler Linwood Motors Triple Oaks Farms Don Marshall Auto Little Kentucky Smokehouse University of Kentucky Ag Ed Society Dr. Luther Hughes Mann Dodge DuPont Company Monty’s Plant Food University of Kentucky AG & HES Alumni Fastline Nutrena Feeds Fayette County Farm Bureau Ohio Technical College Friends of Kentucky Agriculture Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Warren County Farm Bureau Winchester Farms Dairy Wright Implement Zimmer Motors At the 2013 Kentucky FFA State Convention, the KY FFA Foundation distributed more than $96,000 to FFA members to award their achievement. All made possible by our sponsors! 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 11
  • 12. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Gold Sponsors $500 to $999 The Agriculture Teachers Change Lives Program lets former FFA members honor their agriculture teacher and FFA advisor for the contribution they made to their lives. Program honorees are invited to a luncheon in their honor at the State FFA Convention, where a former student will honor them with a speech. Honorees are then introduced on stage at the State Convention. A photo and bio of honorees will then be forever on display at the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center. Teachers can be honored by a $2,000 contribution. $1,000 goes back to the local FFA chapter. The remaining $1,000 is sent to the KY FFA Foundation where it is used for agriculture teacher training. 2013 ATCL Honorees Left to Right Dr. Pete Dreisbach KY FFA Leadership Training Center Mr. Larry Gilbert Calloway County Mr. Bland Baird Spencer County Mr. Jamie Potts Calloway County The Family of Mr. Harold Wood Lone Oak 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 1997-1998 KY FFA State Officer Team 2007-2008 KY FFA State Officer Team Agri-Chem, Inc Big Head Studios Breckinridge County FFA Bluegrass Dairy & Food Bluegrass Region in Memory of Neal Floyd Brenda Bandy Carr, Riggs & Ingram Cecilia Farm Services Central Bank & Trust Chrysler on Nicholasville Commonwealth Agri-Energy Continental Industries CPC Livestock Nutrition D&R Livestock Dairy Products of Kentucky Dings & Dents Diversified Crop Insurance Dotson Brothers Dodge Dr. David Coffey Dr. Kristie & Jamie Guffey Dr. William Jay Jackman Dunn Chrysler E-Town Exterminating Company Eastern KY University Agriculture Farmers Feed Mill Farmers Livestock Market of Glasgow FB Purnell Sausage Company First Southern National Bank Frank Shoop Chrysler-Dodge-RAM Hardin County Young Farmers Hart County Farm Bureau Holland CPA’s & Wealth Management Hunt Auto of Franklin Hutson, Inc. Jack Trumbo Farms Jeff Wyler Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM JHC Insurance Company KY Assoc. of Agricultural Educators KY Dairy Development Council KY Nursery & Landscape Assoc. Kentucky Propane Gas Assoc. Kentucky Retail Federation Kuegel-Flat Lick Farms KY Veterinary Medical Association Kentucky Young Farmers Assoc. Lake Cumberland Livestock Market Lawrence Hall Limestone Farm Lawn Worksite Lincoln Electric Mann Chrysler of Maysville Marcus Adams Mason County Farm Bureau Meade County Farm Bureau Meade County Young Farmers Morehead State University Agriculture Murray State University FFA Nelson County Farm Bureau Ohio County Farm Bureau Oldham County Farm Bureau Pickard Chrysler of Corbin Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation Pro Ag Crop Insurance Richardson Family-Meade Stock Farm Rickards Tobacco Seed Company Rod Hatfield Dodge Russell County Stockyards Ryan Brothers S&B Cattle Company Sandford & Sons Sales & Services Scott County FFA Alumni Shelby County Farm Bureau Shelbyville Chrysler Snowy Owl Foundation Sodworks, Inc. South Central Bank South I-75 Dodge Spencer County Farm Bureau Stith Brothers Syngenta Crop Protection Taylor Cattle Farms United Producers WKU Ag Ed Society Western Kentucky University Department of Agriculture 12
  • 13. 2 Silver Sponsors $250 to $499 0 1 2 - 2 2006-2007 KY FFA State Officer Team 0 1 3 Clark Energy Cooperative Jim & Jeanne Caldwell Conley Livestock, LLC Jim-David Meats Allen County-Scottsville FFA Damon Talley KABA/Select Sires Apollo FFA Alumni Dr. Tony Brannon Arnold Feed & Seed Fayette Seed, LLC Kentucky Quarter Horse Association Bach- B&E Farms Feeders Supply Bevins Motor Company Fleming County FFA Breckinridge County Farm Bureau Fresh Start Farms KY Forest Industries Association Glass Fencing, LLC KY Goat Producers Association Brenda Oldfield Kentucky Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Gro-Tec, Inc. Matt London Hendricks-Beech Spring Farms Mr. Casey Mulberry Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Heritage Bank Premier Crop Insurance Jacobi Sales Sister Shubert Rolls Butler Farm-Sunrise Acres Jim & Betty Claycomb Specialty Food Products Broadbent’s B&B Food Products Bronze Sponsors $101 to $249 Cahall Brothers Carter County Farm Bureau Caudill Seed & Warehouse Central Equipment Croushorn Equipment Greenline Equipment Harrison County Farm Bureau Henry County Supply KY Feed & Grain Association London Farm Service Meyer Farms Montgomery Tractor Mr. Bill Tolle Mr. Dexter Knight Mr. John Wood Roeder Equipment The Farmer’s Pride Trigg County Farm Bureau Century Club Members Individuals Contributing $100 Annually for 10 Years 2011-2012 State Officer Team Lellan Barlow Delmer Datlon Roshella Jackson Heather Ragan Brandon Davis Scott Davis Dexter Knight Delbert Krahwinkel Donna Remington Jeff Rice Barren County FFA Dale Dobson Lincoln County FFA Alex Richardson Aaron Beals The Kentucky FFA Foundation is able to make a difference in the lives of FFA Members across the Commonwealth only because of our generous sponsors. Charlee Doom Bryan Lively Bobby Scott David Beck Howard Downing Matt London Matthew Simpson Bill Gatton Foundation Rayetta Boone Charlie Edgington Edmonson County FFA Logan County FFA Marion County FFA Billy Ray Smith Leslie Stith Dr. Tony Brannon Kim Ellignton Daniel Mattingly Ed Tabor Dr. Brad Tanner Breckinridge County FFA Mike England Sheldon McKinney Tyler & Kirby Green Lindsey Miller Susan Tanner Harvey Mitchell Robert Monk Donald Tarter Robert Taylor Kent Moore* Marilyn Thomas To discuss sponsorship options, please contact: Breeders Supply & Equipment Sheldon McKinney Dr. Charles Byers Lawrence Hall Mark Haney Kentucky FFA Foundation Executive Director Brad Chambliss Pat Hargadon sheldon.mckinney@kyffa.org Anne Clark Bruce Harper Sam Moore Warren East FFA (606) 782-4620 John Colliver Commissioner James Comer Drew & Holli Hatmaker Willie Hawkins Frank Penn Cheryl Williams* Ronny Pryor Eric Raby Laura Winstead Beth Wisman 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 13
  • 14. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Kentucky FFA Fundraising Programs The 19th Kentucky FFA Foundation Collectible Toy Tractor will be a Farmall 1256. The cost of each tractor is $55 and they are available at all local Southern States stores and several agricultural trade shows. The 5th and Final Edition of the Kentucky FFA Collectible Case Knife Series is available December 2013. This knife is called “Kentucky Bluegrass”. Knives will be available at a variety of agricultural trade shows, or the Foundation can ship to your home. Support an FFA Chapter participating in the Kentucky FFA-RAM Truck Program by purchasing a “God Made a Farmer” bumper sticker and entering in the sweepstakes to win a 2014 RAM 1500. “I need a caretaker” so god made a farmer 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report the year of the farmer is sponsored by: 14
  • 15. 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 1 3 Introducing the 2013-2014 Kentucky FFA State Officer Team Brian Chism, President Meade County Kasin Burnett, Big Sandy State VP East Carter Ruth Anne Myers, Vice President Boyle County Allison Ware, Secretary Heath Durbin, Green River State VP McLean County Megan Harper, Purchase State VP Casey County Allie Maples, Treasurer Montgomery County Calloway County Anna Hawkins, Capital City State VP Western Hills Daniel Patton, Reporter Crittenden County Sheldon Burks, Sentinel Barren County Bobby Joe Monhollen, Kentucky River VP Whitley County Hunter Sutton, Northern KY State VP Owen County 2012-2013 Kentucky FFA Foundation Annual Report 15
  • 16. P.O. Box 110 Lewisburg, Ky. 42256 Phone: 606-782-4620

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