Addy is an active 4-H and FFA member who will be a freshman at Michigan State University in the fall.
Hope Bentley leads the Strategic Sourcing function responsible for the McDonald’s food menu across all 14,000 restaurants in the United States.
Fabian Bernal M.S., PAS, joined DeLaval as the Dairy Advisory Sr. Manager for the North American Market Area.
Chip is the former Chairman of U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action Board of Directors.
Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh
Dr. Jewel H. Bronaugh was appointed the 16th Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in 2018 by Governor Ralph Northam.
Paxton Dahmer serves as the 2020-21 FFA Central Region Vice President.
Rob serves as Partner, Global Agribusiness Industry Leader for Ernst & Young.
Zippy Duvall has served as president of the American Farm Bureau Federation since 2016.
Karianne Fallow serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Dairy West, a marketing and promotion organization representing the dairy communities in Idaho and Utah.
Ben Fargher is the Managing Director of Sustainability for the Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain in North America.
Martin Frick is the Deputy of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Food System Summit 2021.
Julie Fussner is the vice president of marketing for Culver Franchising System, LLC.
Senator Chuck Grassley
Chuck Grassley is the longest serving U.S. Senator in Iowa history. In 1980, Grassley was elected to the U.S. Senate, where he’s developed a reputation for bipartisanship and pragmatism.
Matt Herman serves as the Director of Environmental Science for the National Biodiesel Board.
Marilyn Hershey is the chair of Dairy Management Inc., and a director of the United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) board.
Jay Hill is a second generation farmer in southern New Mexico.
Miriam Hoffman serves as the 2020-21 FFA Eastern Region Vice President.
Governor Larry Hogan
Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr. was sworn in as the 62nd governor of the State of Maryland on January 21, 2015.
Dr. Jane (Carter) Ingram
Dr. Jane (Carter) Ingram serves as the Executive Director of Pollination with over 15 years of experience at the forefront of integrating nature into sustainable development.
David Iverson runs a fourth-generation family farm and grows soybeans and corn near Astoria, South Dakota.
Cassidy Johnston is an agriculture advocate who manages a 1000-head cow/calf outfit in Colorado.
Jon Leafstedt serves as Managing Partner for Kincannon & Reed.
Anna serves as the 2020-21 National FFA Organization Secretary.
Anne is Chairwoman of U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action Board of Directors
J.T. is a Senior Director in EY-Parthenon’s Food and Agribusiness sector team.
Gonzalo Muñoz was appointed by the Chilean presidency and the United Nations as High Level Climate Champion for the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change.
Steve Reno is President of the Global Seed Business Platform for Corteva Agriscience.
Dr. Sally Rockey
Dr. Sally Rockey is the inaugural Executive Director of FFAR.
Toni Stanger-McLaughlin serves as the CEO of the Native American Agriculture Fund.
Rob is founder of The Mixing Bowl, where he connects innovators in food, agriculture and information technology.
Marlowe Vaughan is a North Carolina pig farmer and Executive Director of Feed the Dialogue NC.
Secretary Tom Vilsack
Thomas J. Vilsack was confirmed as the 32nd United States Secretary of Agriculture on Feb. 23, 2021 by the U.S. Senate.
Lisa Watson joined the Dairy Management Inc. as social responsibility officer of the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy in July 2016.