Board of Director Application


  • MAITC Foundation Board of Directors members


  • Two year term starting July 2024 and ending July 2026
  • Terms are renewable up to three terms.


The Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom program increases agricultural literacy through K-12 education.


Agriculture is valued by ALL

Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc. Foundation Strategic Goals:

  • Provide oversight to Protect and Direct the mission of MAITC Foundation.
  • Preparing and empowering educators to confidently build students’ agricultural literacy.
  • Providing meaningful agriculture experiences for K-12 students that support Minnesota State Education Standards.
  • Promoting access to no-cost educational resources and staff expertise.
  • Protecting the effective use of resources for long-term sustainability.
  • Building and maintaining partnerships to promote agricultural literacy.
  • Set accountability measures for the Executive Director and MAITC team. 
  • Continue as a respected public/private partnership and maintain non-profit, 501(c)(3) education status for the program.

General Expectations

  • Know the organization’s mission, purpose, goals, policies, programs, strengths and needs;
  • Bring a sense of humor to the board’s deliberations;


  • Attend all quarterly meetings (typically, July, October, January, April);
    • Meeting dates and times are determined collectively by the board of directors.
  • Ask timely and substantive questions while supporting the majority decision;
  • Suggest agenda items periodically for board and committee meetings to ensure that significant policy related matters are addressed.

Desired Requirements

  • Understanding of the current diverse agricultural industry.
  • Passion for promoting agricultural literacy.
  • Network to provide additional resources to the foundation. 


  • Interested parties should submit statement of interest to the foundation describing their qualifications to serve on the MAITC Foundation Board of Directors.
  • Candidates will be reviewed by current board members;
  • Candidates added to the nominations slate will be notified.
  • At the annual meeting, (September) the nomination slate will be voted on and ratified.

More About The Foundation

For more information about Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc. Foundation such out:

Interested individuals should contact:

Mark Greenwood
Vice Chair Minnesota Ag in the Classroom
Nominating Committee Chair
[email protected]


Ann Marie Ward
Executive Director of MAITC Foundation
[email protected]

Board of Directors Application

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