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.  

Adam Liegal


Adam is serving as the 2020-2021 National President. Adam grew up on his family farm near Plain, Wisconsin. He attended North Central Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin where he graduated with an associate's degree in agribusiness and crop science in 2019. 

Calvin Basham

Mackenzie Craig

Jodie Weyland

Joelle Edwards


Marketing and Branding

Joelle is a 2018 graudate of Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota. She has an associates degree in Veterinary Technology. Orginally from Kimball, Minnesota she resides in Aurora, South Dakota now.


Calvin Basham


Member Relations

Calvin is attending North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri. He plans to graduate with a degree in agronomy and soil sceince in 2023. Calvin is from Cowgill, Missouri. 

Gracie Larson


Conference Planning

From La Crosse, Wisconsin, Gracie atended Western Technical College in her hometown of La Crosse. She graduated in 2020 with a degree in agribusiness. 


Public Relations

Mackenzie Craig

Mackenzie graduated from Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota with an associate's degree in dairy management. She plans to continue her education at the U of M to be a veterinarian. Mackenzie is from Alexandria, Minnesota



Industry Relations

Jodie Weyland

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. 



Chloe Andresen

In Sedelia, Missouri Chloe attends State Fair Community College in which she plans to graduate in 2021 with a degree in agronomy. She is from Warrensburg, Missouri. 

Chloe Andresen

Jayln Parker

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

Board Chair, CPA Coordinator

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.

Beth Husman

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

Board Treasurer, Board Member

Beth is a certified veterinary technician from Raymond, Minnesota. She teaches veterinary technology at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota. Beth enjoys being apart of an organization that builds its members for their future. 

Chuck Holloway

Agriculture Education Faculty and Organization Representatives

Past Board Chair, 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. 

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

Kayla Portwood

Agriculture Industry Representatives

Growmark, 2021 Chair-Elect

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. 

Dana Ellis


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


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. 


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To be the premier leadership and career development organization serving college agriculture students.

Phone: 612-355-1266 

Address: 5775 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 700, St. Louis Park, MN 55416