Whether it is at an officer retreat, in an ag class, or as a part of an officer meeting, this handout will help explain 10 ways to be a committed officer, as well as 10 characteristics of ineffective officers. Sometimes students struggle with defining the roles of being an effective leader, but identifying those expected roles will help overall team morale and success. This resource has a box at the bottom for the students to add one characteristic to being a committed officer and one characteristic that makes an officer ineffective.. Note: These are not exclusive to agricultural education or FFA, nor do they mention agricultural education or FFA. These handouts can be utilized in a variety of settings with both students, collegiate students, and adults.