INFB’s leadership development program accepting applications

The application period is open for the 2017 class of Leaders in Action, INFB’s leadership development program.

The program is for individuals who want to enhance their leadership skills by becoming more effective at the local, state or national levels in both volunteer and elected positions.

Participants may come from anywhere in the state, but the first two meetings for the 2017 program are in southern Indiana.

Session 1:  Engaging Local Government, Saturday, Feb. 4, Belterra Resort, Florence, Ind.

Session 2:  Self-Leadership, Saturday, April 8, French Lick Resort, French Lick, Ind.

Session 3: Communications and Presentation Skills, Saturday, June 3, Indiana Farm Bureau home office, Indianapolis.

Session 4: Farm Bureau History and Opportunities, Friday/Saturday, Aug. 11 and 12, Indiana Farm Bureau home office, Indianapolis.

Session 5: Trip to Washington, D.C., Sept. 11-13 (tentative).

Applications must be submitted by Dec. 18. Space is limited, and acceptance will be based on application review. Applicants will be notified of their status by Jan. 6.

The cost is $200 per person for Farm Bureau members and $250 per person for non-members. Hotel rooms are provided only when meeting in Indianapolis and in Washington, D.C. Some meals in D.C. will not be covered. Some county Farm Bureaus may choose to pay for participants. Payment for program must be received by Feb. 24.

For more information, contact your regional manager or Julie Klarich, 317-692-8011, The application and additional information are also available online at