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About AAEFF

Learn what the Arizona FFA Foundation is all about!

Mission:

The Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation is dedicated to providing expanded educational opportunities for the agricultural education programs across the state of Arizona and also for the Arizona Association FFA. 

Vision:

It is the vision of the Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation to secure resources in order to support, enhance, and strengthen the educational and leadership effectiveness of the Arizona Association FFA, the Arizona FFA Alumni Association, the Department of Agricultural Education at The University of Arizona, and the Arizona Agriculture Teachers' Association while maintaining positive relationships with students, teachers, business and industry representatives, and the community.

Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation
Board of Trustees:

Executive Committee

President - Stephen Goucher, Farm Bureau Financial Services, Glendale, At Large

Vice Pres. - Heather Rayner, A Tumbling T Ranches, Litchfield Park, Estrella District

Secretary - Al Gage, Avondale, At Large

Treasurer - Farrah Smith, Piazzo Dairy, Buckeye

Past Officer- Gary McKenzie, Farm, Inc., Tempe

At Large - Grant Boice, Mesa 

At Large - Richard McPherson, Rio Rico High School, Rio RIco


Board of Trustees
Jerry Cullison, Cullison Farms, Wellton, Yuma District
Elizabeth Foster, Maricopa County Farm Bureau, Gilbert, At Large
Bryan Geiger, Geiger Electric, Peoria, At Large
Tanya Hodges, University of Arizona, Yuma, At Large
Jim Klinker, Mesa, At Large
Leigh Loughead, Arizona Western College, Yuma, At Large
Kevin Rogers, Arizona Cotton Growers Association, Tempe, At Large
Chris Udall, Agribusiness & Water Council of Arizona, Mesa, San Tan District
Ricardo Valencia, Luna Valencia Strategy Group, Phoenix, At Large
Scott Whitten, Goodyear, At Large
Ken Williams, Gilbert, Superstition District
 

Ex-Officio Representatives:

Justen Ollendick, AATA Representative

Dr. Robert Torres, U of A College of Agriculture, Dept. of Agricultural Education

Bruce Watkins, State Supervisor of Agricultural Education

Dalton Delia, FFA Alumni Representative


Consultants to the Board:

Rochell Planty, CMP, CFE - Executive Director
Bethany Matos - Arizona Association FFA Executive Secretary 
Kevin Berrigan - 2019-2020 State FFA President

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The Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation is dedicated to providing expanded educational opportunities for the agricultural education programs across the state of Arizona and also for the Arizona Association FFA.

We need your help to support the success of today’s students, which are the leaders of tomorrow. Please consider contributing today. If you are interested in serving on a committee or on the Board of Trustees, please contact our  Executive Director or use the chat bubble in the lower right corner of this site.

 

Arizona FFA Foundation Phone: (602) 705-9211