BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The National PAS Board consists of seven students from across the country, College, College Faculty, and Industry Representatives. All board members hold an equal vote and serve on committees. Student Board Members are elected at the national conference and the president is always elected from the previous team.  

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Jodie Weyland

President

Jodie was raised on her family farm near Nenah, Wisconsin. She graduated in 2020 from Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin with an associates degree in agribusiness and technology and a minor in dairy herd management. 

Calvin Basham

Mackenzie Craig

Jodie Weyland

Justin Hendricksen

Vice-President

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Minnesota

Jett Shepro

Vice-President

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Wisconsin

Bryce Thompson

Vice-President

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Minnesota

Jenna Steffen

Vice-President

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Iowa

Emily Powell

Vice-President

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Minnesota

Abigail Armstrong

Secretary

 

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New York

Chloe Andresen

Jayln Parker

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

Past Board Chair, Board Member

Jayln teaches at Muscatine Community College in Muscatine, Iowa. Jayln loves being apart of PAS because of the career growth and skills she observes in her students because of PAS.

Kevin Butt

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

Board Member, CPA Coordinator

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Iowa

Charl Van Der Nest

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

Board Member

Chuck has been a supporter and board member for years because he sees the effect PAS has on student's personal and career growth. Chuck teaches at Sheridan College in Sheridan Wyoming. 

Joelle Edwards, CVT, RVT

Agriculture Industry Representatives

Buckingham Equine Veterinary Clinic

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Minnesota

Kayla Portwood

Agriculture Industry Representatives

Growmark, 2021 Board Chairperson

Kayla has a passion for student success fueled through her work with Growmark and the PAS Organization. Kayla lives in Illinois. 

William Nelson

Agriculture Industry Representatives

William J. Nelson, LLC

William has a passion for the future of agriculture. He believes that future includes PAS. He currently resides in Minnesota where he runs his business. 

Dakota Krumrey

Alumni and Friends

Committee Chair

There are few people more passionate about PAS than Dakota Krumrey. He has been passionate about PAS since joining the organization as a student at Ridgewater College. Dakota served as a 2017-2018 National PAS Vice-President and now serves the organization as the chair of the Alumni and Friends PAS Foundation. 

Gwynn Simeniuk

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

NASAE Representative, Montana FFA Foundation

NASAE Representative

Cathy DiBenedetto

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

AAAE Representative

AAAE  representative

Dana Ellis

Administration

Executive Director, National Officer Coordinator

Currently living in Minneapolis, Minnesota Dana serves many roles in the PAS organization. Dana enjoys working with the future of agriculture in her role as the National Executive Director, National Officer Coordinator, and conference planner. 

Steve Olson

Administration

Director of Development

Steve is a strong supporter of organizations that build members for their future careers. Steve is a great addition to the PAS Organization to help the organization promote student growth. Steve is from Buffalo, Minnesota.