Kubsch, Streitmatter Complete ALOT

McLean County Farm Bureau members Tori Streitmatter and Kristen Kubsch developed leadership skills and learned about ag issues in the Illinois Farm Bureau Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow (ALOT) program. Pictured (from left): Steve Stallman, IAA District 16 Director; Streitmatter; Kubsch; and Randy Poskin, IAA District 6 Director.

Illinois Farm Bureau® (IFB) created Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow (ALOT), an agricultural leadership development program designed to give participants a head-start on tackling tomorrow’s responsibilities.

Twenty-one IFB members representing seventeen counties have successfully completed the 40th ALOT program. Tori Streitmatter and Kristen Kubsch represented McLean County. The 2019 ALOT sessions were held in Oglesby, Cambridge, Polo, Springfield, and Bloomington.  To date, over 1000 participants have graduated from the program.

The nine-week training program allows participants to study and develop leadership skills in the areas of communication, political process, agricultural economics, and global issues.  The 2020 ALOT program will be held in Central Illinois.