Minnesota FFA Foundation holds elections for its board

Published 4:35 pm Saturday, October 15, 2011

The Minnesota FFA Foundation Board of Trustees recently held elections.

Michael Dove of New Ulm was elected chair taking over for past chair Kristin Harner of Northfield.

Ken Goulart of Eden Prairie was elected vice-chair, Lisa Moorhouse of Forest Lake was elected secretary, George Perich of Fairfax was elected treasurer and Brad Schloesser of St. Peter was elected executive sponsors board chair.

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Those elected to board positions are: Colin Berg of Olivia, Scott Hislop of Winnebago and Rebecca Morris Yaklich of St. Paul.

Also serving on the Board of Trustees are: Mark Conner of Austin, Kevin Dahlman of Cokato, Jim Ertl of Rosemount, Brad Greiman of Maplewood, Paul Hansen of New Hope, Hillary Kletscher of Lamberton, Pam Koenen of Alden, Joel Larsen of Savage, Bill Januszewski of Alexandria and Val Aarsvold of Altura.

Board members represent the following companies and organizations: AgriBank, Alden Conger High School, Alliance Pipeline, Cargill, Christensen Farms, CHS, Gislason & Hunter, Hislop Farms, Hormel Foods, Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators, Minnesota Farm Bureau, Minnesota FFA Alumni, Minnesota FFA Association, Minnwest Corporation, South Central College and the University of Minnesota.

Members of the Minnesota FFA Foundation Board of Trustees work to build partnerships with individuals and business that are valuable to the growth and expansion of agricultural education and FFA programs across the state.