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Trustee Materials

Welcome to the AFE Board of Trustees Web Portal!

This page has been created to assist AFE Trustees with quick resources on our programs, and to provide you with the necessary materials you’ll need as a Board member to help support AFE’s mission.  Every item below is a direct link to an AFE program or resource that gives you more details.

AFE Board meeting materials will always be posted on the top of this page for your convenience.  We’ll alert you when it’s time to access those materials.  If you need a reminder of what committee(s) you serve on, click here -> Board/Committee Appointments List

Please bookmark this page so you can access it 24/7. If you have any questions or can’t find what you need, please contact Debi Chedester.

January 18-19, 2022 Virtual Meetings
Please review the meeting materials for your committee, and the Board meeting materials prior to the Zoom meetings.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Committee Meeting Books – Tuesday, January 18

Board of Trustees Meeting – Wednesday, January 19 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Chicago, Illinois in conjunction with a visit to Ball Horticultural

Schedule of Events and more details Coming Soon

NEW Vision Statement approved November 1, 2021
A strong, unified floriculture community fostering industry innovation and growth to better connect people to flowers and plants in everyday life.

NEW Mission Statement approved November 1, 2021
To be the trusted source and catalyst for floriculture advancement through funding of innovative research, scholarships, internships, and educational grants that best serve the dynamic needs and demographics of all industry sectors.

– Mission/Vision Statement
– Strategic Plan Document (Updated 2017)

AFE Board of Trustee Materials:

General Information and Links to AFE Webpages and Programs

Board Member Documents:

Board Meeting Information:

AFE Committees:


AFE Communications:

This section provides links to AFE’s communications and social media sites.

AFE Student Internships, Scholarships and Grants:

This section outlines materials for students and faculty members. It includes internships, scholarships, and information on our Young Professionals Council (YPC) which provides networking and industry opportunities for young professionals.

Quick Resources for Trustees:

New AFE Videos

Talking Points About AFE

AFE Pledge & Donation Form

Named Funds Information

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