National FFA Board of Directors

FFA Structure

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The governing body of the organization shall be the National FFA Board of Directors, which shall consist of: the national FFA advisor, who shall serve as chairperson; four state supervisors of agricultural education; and four staff members of the United States Department of Education with expertise and job duties in agricultural education. The national FFA executive secretary and treasurer shall serve as ex-officio members of the National FFA Board of Directors.

The terms of office of members of the National FFA Board of Directors and the method of selection of such members, other than the ex-officio members, shall
be prescribed in the bylaws.

The National FFA Board of Directors shall meet at least once each year at such time and place as may be prescribed by the board and shall present an annual report.

Meeting Minutes

Dr. Steve A. Brown
National FFA Advisor, Board Chair

Education Program Specialist, OCTAE
U.S. Dept. of Education
1410 King Street, Ste 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office: 703-838-5882
U.S. Dept. of Ed.
Office: 202-245-6078
Fax: 703-838-5888
Cell: 317-518-7581

Sherene R. Donaldson
National FFA Executive Secretary

Education Program Specialist, OVAE
U.S. Dept. of Education
1410 King Street, Ste 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office: 703-838-5881
U.S. Dept. of Ed.
Office: 202-245-6071
Fax: 703-838-5888
Cell: 317-408-1338

William (Buddy) Deimler
National FFA Treasurer

Agricultural Education Management State Specialist
State FFA Advisor
Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South, P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200
Office: 801-538-7856
Cell: 801-554-2366

Chris Bacchus

Chris Bacchus
State Supervisor, Southern Region

Program Coordinator for Ag Ed
Arkansas Department of Career
Three Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Office: 479-774-2436
Cell: 479-774-2436

Matt Winkle

Matt Winkle
State Supervisor, Eastern Region

Assistant Director, Office of Career-
Technical Education Ohio Department of Education
25 South Front Street MS 603
Columbus, OH 43215
Office: 614-995-5286
Cell:  937-402-7756
Dennis Wallace

Dennis (Denny) Wallace
State Supervisor, Western Region

Agriculture Sciences Education Program
Supervisor Office of Superintendent Public Instruction;
Career & Technical Education Division
Old Capitol Building
600 Washington Street SE
P.O. Box 42700
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
Office: 360-725-6241
Cell: 360-481-9417

Dave Gossman - Board of Directors

Dave Gossman
State Supervisor, Central Region

Agriculture Educator
Department Chair & FFA Advisor
Atwater High School
2201 Fruitland Avenue
Atwater, CA  95301
Office: 209-357-6025
Cell: 209-648-2616

Travis Bradshaw

Travis Bradshaw
U.S. Department of Education, Representative

Agriculture Educator
Burlington Public Schools
401 Main Street
Burlington, OK 73722
Office: 580-431-2222
Cell: 405-880-4485

Eric Rubenstein - Board of Directors

Eric Rubenstein
U.S. Department of Education, Teacher Educator (AAAE)

Assistant Professor and Undergraduate/Program Coordinator
University of Georgia
405 College Station Road
Athens, GA  30602
Office: 706-542-9131
Cell: 570-594-8552

Leon Busdieker - Board of Directors

Leon Busdieker
U.S. Department of Education, Executive Secretary (NAAE)

Agriculture Education Director/FFA Advisor
Missouri FFA Association
205 Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0480
Office:  573-751-8466

Cheryl Zimmerman
State FFA Executive Secretary (NASAE)

Executive Director
Wisconsin FFA Center
P.O. Box 110
Spencer, Wisconsin 54479
Office: 715-659-4807
Cell: 715-207-5093