Group Leadership

Task Force Chair
2019 AEM Vice Chair

AEM Staff Contact

Sara Truesdale Mooney
Vice President, Strategy & Business Development | 414-298-4130

Dennis Slater
President | 414-298-4140

Begins November 2018.


  • To develop and recommend a new Association strategic plan for the years 2020-2023 guided by the Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles and the Key Result Areas (KRAs) of the current plan.


  • The task force will work under the direction and guidance of its Chair, an outside consultant and the AEM President.
  • Chaired by the 2019 AEM Vice Chair.


  • Up to 12 members including the AEM Chair and President serving ex-officio.
  • Members will be selected from experienced and new leaders in the Association from the AEM Board, Ag and CE Sector Boards and other volunteer leaders actively engaged in AEM activities from a cross-section of the membership including the five sectors, various company sizes and membership categories.
  • An outside consultant will be retained to conduct qualitative research, facilitate meetings and guide the plan development process.


  • Limited term will begin November 2018 and conclude November 2019.
  • In 2018, a kick-off meeting will be held at the Annual Conference.
  • In 2019, two face-to-face meetings and one WebEx can be expected.


  • Review the Association’s Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles and Key Results Areas from the current strategic plan.
  • Develop and recommend a new Association strategic plan to the Board of Directors for approval.