PLAINVIEW, Minn. — The Minnesota FFA Foundation Board of Trustees elected leadership for the 2017 year. Members of the Minnesota FFA Foundation Board of Trustees and Executive Sponsors Board work to build partnerships and secure financial resources with individuals and business that are valuable to the growth and expansion of agricultural education and FFA programs across the state.
Elected to serve as chair this year – Donna Moenning of Hayfield, chair elect- Kyle Petersen of Murdock, secretary-Veronica Bruckhoff of Minnesota Lake, treasurer-Pat Dingels of Redwood Falls, past chair – Becca Hoeft of Osseo and chair Executive Sponsors Board-Kevin Paap of Garden City.
Also serving on the Board of Trustees are: Michael Dove of New Ulm, Brian Fruechte of Verdi, Frances Homans of St. Paul, Jean Johnsons of Grand Forks, ND, Daniel Kohl of Litchfield, Joel Larson of New Prague, Connie Larson of Belle Plaine, Natasha Mortenson of Danvers, Beth Pagel of Stewartville, Zach Rada of Grove City, LuAnn Schloesser of St. Peter, Jason Schwantz of River Falls, WI, Juleah Tolosky of Roseville, Valerie Velde of St. Paul, James Weninger of Buffalo, Harmon Wilts of Kerkhoven, Spencer Wolter of Windom and Val Aarsvold of Altura.
Serving on the Minnesota FFA Foundation’s Executive Sponsors Board are: Rick Banes of Hudson, WI, Mark Davis of St. Peter, Rod Enberg of Motley, Rod Hebrink of Maple Lake, Dave Ladd of Woodbury, Kevin Paap of Garden City and Gary Sloan of Lake Elmo.
Board members represent the following companies and organizations: AgCountry Farm Credit Services, AgriBank, AgStar Financial Services, All American Co-op, , BMO Harris Bank, Center for Food Integrity, CHS, Davisco Foods International, Enberg Logging, Gislason & Hunter, Form-A-Feed, Transworld, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School, K Bar K Cattle Company, Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators, Minnesota Farm Bureau, Minnesota FFA Alumni, Minnesota FFA Association, Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, Moenning Farms, Petersen Farms, Profinium, Purina Animal Nutrition, division of Land O’Lakes, RDL & Associates, Redwood Area Communities Foundation, Ridgewater College, Riverview, LLP, Sunrise Banks, University of Minnesota and ZinPro Corporation.
For more information on how you can partner with and donate to the Minnesota FFA Foundation, visit www.mnffafoundation.org.
The Minnesota FFA Foundation partners with individuals and businesses to secure strategic partnerships and financial resources that promote and enhance premier leadership, personal growth and career success for Minnesota youth in Agricultural Education. For more information about the Minnesota FFA Foundation, contact executive director Val Aarsvold at 507-534-0188 or visit www.mnffafoundation.org.
— The Minnesota FFA Foundation
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