Car Ride Conversations

I routinely find myself behind the wheel of the FFA truck driving across the state, as one would expect of a state officer. These are some of the moments that I have treasured and learned the most about myself and individuals around me. Whether it is five minutes or...

Come as you are

One month of traveling across the state for all of the district leadership camps all across Oregon has been officially checked off of the to do list! It was so amazing to travel and see all of the amazing and unique that each district has brought to the table. We got...

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...