Meet Your 2015 – 2016 National FFA President

Taylor McNeelTaylor McNeel of Arkansas, an agricultural business major at Southern Arkansas University, was elected president.

Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country.

National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, state FFA leaders, the general public and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.

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National FFA Organization Selects 2015-16 Officers

INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015/National FFA Organization) – Students from Arkansas, Tennessee, Ohio, Iowa, Georgia and Utah have been elected by delegates from throughout the United States to serve on the 2015-16 National FFA Officer team.

Taylor McNeel of Arkansas, an agricultural business major at Southern Arkansas University, was elected president. Nick Baker of Tennessee, an agricultural communications major at the University of Tennessee, will serve as secretary.

Sydney Snider of Ohio, an agricultural communications major at The Ohio State University, was elected eastern region vice president and Abrah Meyer of Iowa, an agricultural business major at Iowa State University, will serve as central region vice president.

Abbey Gretsch of Georgia, an agricultural communications major at the University of Georgia, was elected southern region vice president and Sarah Draper of Utah, an agricultural education major at Utah State University, will serve as western region vice president.

Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country.

National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, state FFA leaders, the general public and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 629,367 student members who belong to one of 7,757 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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Meet Your 2015 – 2016 National FFA Secretary

Nick BakerNick Baker of Tennessee, an agricultural communications major at the University of Tennessee, will serve as secretary.

Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country.

National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, state FFA leaders, the general public and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.

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Meet Your 2015-2016 Western Region FFA Vice President

Sarah DraperSarah Draper of Utah, an agricultural education major at Utah State University, will serve as western region vice president.

Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country.

National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, state FFA leaders, the general public and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.

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Meet Your 2015-2016 Southern Region FFA Vice President

Abbey GretschAbbey Gretsch of Georgia, an agricultural communications major at the University of Georgia, was elected southern region vice president.

Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country.

National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, state FFA leaders, the general public and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.

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Meet Your 2015-2016 Central Region FFA Vice President

Abrah MeyerAbrah Meyer of Iowa, an agricultural business major at Iowa State University, will serve as central region vice president.

Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country.

National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, state FFA leaders, the general public and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.

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Meet Your 2015-2016 Eastern Region FFA Vice President

Sydney SniderSydney Snider of Ohio, an agricultural communications major at The Ohio State University, was elected eastern region vice president.

Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as National FFA officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern and western regions of the country.

National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, state FFA leaders, the general public and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.

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Session 9: National Officer Nominating Committee Report

Listen to the National Officer Nominating Committee Report to the delegates with the announcement of the 2015 – 2016 National FFA Officer Team…

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FFA Chorus: The NFA Creed Song

Listen to the National FFA Chorus perform the NFA Creed Song in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the merger of NFA and FFA…

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New Farmers of America Celebrates 50 Years of Merger

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Major General Arnold Fields [Taken by Kelsey Litchfield]

The New Farmers of America was organized in 1935 for African-American students in the agriculture industry to gain leadership skills. The NFA merged with the National FFA Organization in 1965. The group honored its 50th anniversary at the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo.

Kelsey Litchfield visited with Major General Arnold Fields about NFA and how it shaped his future career in the Marine Corps.

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