National FFA Foundation Announces Appointments to Individual Giving Council
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​National FFA Foundation Announces Appointments to Individual Giving Council

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​ Kristy Meyer
Marketing and Communications​
National FFA Organization

INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, April 3, 2015/National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Foundation announces the following new appointments to its current Individual Giving Council:

  • Tom Dille of Fort Collins, Colo. He has a 30-year plus career in supply side agriculture. During his career he was active in industry associations, civic organization and education and faith-based institutions.
  • Brian L Field of Canby, Ore. He is president of Harvest Capital Company.

The Individual Giving Council promotes the advancement of FFA and agricultural education through identification, cultivation and solicitation of individual major gifts. It provides counsel and support on annual fund, planned giving and other individual giving activities. The council is composed of up to 21 members, who serve three year terms.

The National FFA Foundation is the fundraising arm of the National FFA Organization, which provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 610,240 student members in grades seven through 12, who belong to one of 7,665 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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About National FFA Organization The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 629,367 student members as part of 7,757 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.

About National FFA Foundation
The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees comprised of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA alumni, the foundation is a separately-registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit