New Connections, New Experiences

As the 2022 Oregon State Fair comes to a wrap, I start thinking about all of the amazing new connections I have made with members and visitors here at the state fair. I’ve had the opportunity to talk to members from all over the state these past two weeks. I have...

When You Give a Girl a Badge

Learning from hard working agriculturalists across the state during industry visits, fine tuning workshops for facilitation training in Corvallis, and standing in front of massive monuments in Washington D.C. for the State Officer Summit, have all left me asking...

Pocketful of Sunshine

Driving home from our first District Leadership Camp as a team, I find myself stuck in my head. Instead of thinking about all of the amazing members I had met, the campfire swing dances, or even the infamous Dutch Oven Cook-Off- all I could think about was what I...

Full Speed Ahead!

Finally, summer vacation! For many, this means road-trips, new adventures, and all things sunshine. But for our FFA members, advisors, and state office team, our summer looks a little different. While we all get our fun-in-the-sun, many of us are full speed ahead! The...

Be in the Moment

Today is going to be a good day. You know why? Today is going to be a good day because you are here. In this post I am going to be talking about today. Today is what we can control. We can’t change anything that happened yesterday because that is in the past. I am not...