CHS New Leaders Forum participants

CHS NEW LEADERS FORUM

 

Young farmer and rancher candidates are invited to attend this year's forum in Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 4 to 5, right before the CHS Annual Meeting. Talk to your local cooperative for nomination details. 

  

2018 Agenda Highlights

The CHS New Leaders Forum is designed exclusively for next-generation cooperative owners to help them better understand the cooperative model, develop their leadership skills and learn about opportunities to serve and advocate for cooperatives. 

Tuesday, Dec. 4

3:00 p.m. Registration begins
6:30 p.m.  Welcome reception - Meet and mingle with CHS Board members and senior leaders

Wednesday, Dec. 5

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Session

  • Experience a dynamic, interactive workshop on the critical role of trust in leadership led by David Horsager, author of The Trust Edge.
  • Hear from a panel of New Leaders Forum alumni serving on boards and members of the CHS Board describing their board service journeys.
  • Join discussions about agricultural and cooperative leadership and the role of diverse thinking and collaboration.
6:30 p.m.   Exclusive reception and dinner - Enjoy an evening at a local microbrewery and network with other new leaders while sampling some of the Twin Cities microbrew culture. 


 

Registration Details

  • Cooperatives can nominate young farmers and ranchers to participate. 
  • CHS covers the majority of the event, travel and food costs. Cooperatives only pay a nominal stipend per person. New Leaders do not incur any costs for attending.
  • Registration for nominees is now open, use password NewLeader2018 to register
  • If you have questions, please contact us at NewLeaders@chsinc.com.


David Horsager
CHS New Leaders Forum attendees
David Horsager
Young couple giving an invocation
CHS New Leaders Forum attendees
CHS New Leaders Forum attendees