Delegate Issues

Current FFA members or chapters may submit issues for consideration during state convention delegate business. (Submission for the 2016 convention consideration is currently closed.)  Issues will be reviewed for relevance, duplication, and business docket availability before acceptance. 

2016 Issues for Consideration:

  • District CDE seeds to State - allotment change (2 issues submitted - one from Elma FFA, one from Mount Baker FFA)
  • District Officer Responsibilities & Expectations (Submitted by the State Officer Team)
  • State Officer Candidate Parliamentary Procedure Test (Submitted by Prosser FFA)
  • State Degree Clarification/Update (CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Submitted by the WA FFA Board of Directors)
  • NFFA CDE Changes - alignment/changes by WA FFA (Submitted by the WA FFA Board of Directors)
  • NFFA Agriscience Changes - alignment/changes by WA FFA (Submitted by the WA FFA Board of Directors)

Chapter Delegate Registration

Serving as a convention delegate is an important leadership role. Delegates provide input on the work of our organization, and assist in the selection of state officers. The following skill sets are recommended for chapter delegates:

  • Proficient in parliamentary procedure
  • A solid knowledge of FFA at all levels
  • A mature attitude towards their duties as a delegate
  • Able to think clearly and communicate well
  • A basic understanding of the qualities of a good state officer
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to fulfilling their duties as a delegate

Each chapter shall be entitled to send one delegate from its active membership to the state convention. Chapter delegate (and one alternate) registration is due by 4pm on April 1 using the form below.


Delegate Convention Schedule 2016

Thursday May 12

8:30 a.m.     Arrive at Delegate Meeting Room (TBD) -- Overview from Delegate Coordinator and State Staff. Committee assignments announced.

9:00 a.m. - Noon     Committee Work on Issues (TBD)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.     Recess for Lunch

1:30 - 4:00 p.m.     Committee Work on Issues 

6:00 p.m.     First General Session

Friday May 13

8:30 a.m.     Arrive at Delegate Meeting Room (TBD)

9:00 a.m. - Noon     Committee Work on Issues (TBD)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.     Recess for Lunch

1:30 - 4:00 p.m.     Delegate Business Session (Beasley Coliseum)

6:00 p.m.     Second General Session

Saturday May 14

11:30 a.m.     Third General Session
Delegates must be seated in the delegate box (lower center bleachers) by 11a.m. and must wear their convention delegate button in order to vote.

6:00 p.m.     Fourth General Session

DELEGATE SEATING DURING SESSION

All delegates are encouraged to sit in the Delegate Seating Section (lower center bleachers) for all sessions to help welcome the state officers and fire up the crowd!