Oklahoma Farm Bureau will host their annual Leadership Conference Feb. 16-17 in Oklahoma City at the Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel. The conference focuses on updating members on the legislative issues at state and federal levels for the year.
The agenda for the two-day conference features Congressman Frank Lucas and Congressman Steve Russell, who will be giving updates from Washington, D.C. Also on the agenda is Lt. Governor Todd Lamb as the speaker for dinner one evening.
OKFB will also be recognizing the winners of the annual Champion Award during conference. The Champion Award is given to state leaders and legislators for going above and beyond to protect and improve agriculture and rural Oklahoma.
There is no registration for this conference but please contact the Renaissance Convention Center Hotel to make your reservations for a hotel room. The conference meetings will be held in the Cox Convention Center.
A tentative agenda is below and will be updated as more information is available.
1:30 p.m. – Call to Order and Welcome – Tom Buchanan, Oklahoma Farm Bureau President
2 p.m. – Speaker – Jim Couch, City Manager of Oklahoma City
3 p.m. – Speaker – Scott Mitchell
4 p.m. – Adjourn
5 p.m. – Reception – Lt. Governor Todd Lamb
5:45 p.m. – Dinner
6:30 p.m. – Champion Awards
7:15 a.m. – Breakfast
7:45 a.m. – Speaker – Amanda Rosholt and Jeramy Rich, Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation
8:45 a.m. – Speaker – Congressman Steve Russell
9:45 a.m. – Break
10 a.m. – Speaker – Congressman Frank Lucas
11 a.m. – Speaker – John Collison, OKFB
12 p.m. – Lunch at Oklahoma Farm Bureau
Afternoon – Capitol visits