Inside the NACD with Secretary-Treasurer Kim LeFleur…
(The BARN – Briggsdale, CO) August 3, 2017 – Within this month’s interview with the National Association of Conservation Districts, Kim LeFleur, who serves as Secretary-Treasurer on the Board of Directors weighs in on several issues from her home state of Massachusetts, including:
- LeFleur’s Agriculture Background
- LeFleur’s Family’s Operation “Mayflower Cranberries” in Massachusetts
- Federal Appropriations Process Update from NACD’s standpoint
- NACD’s 2018 Farm Bill Task Force
- Recap of the NACD’s Summer Meeting in Altoona, Iowa
- Net year’s NACD Summer Conference will be in Virginia
- 2018 NACD Convention in Nashville, TN
- & more
Learn more about NACD Secretary-Treasurer Kim LaFleur is the state advisor and program director for the Massachusetts FFA Association and an independent consultant to agricultural organizations and associations. LaFleur has served as president (2007-2010) and vice president (2010-2012) of the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Districts, an NACD board member (2007 to 2013), and an NACD executive board member (2013-2016). In 2012, she was the recipient of the NRCS/NACD Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award.
LaFleur, along with her husband Jeff and two sons Cameron and Logan, reside in Plympton, Massachusetts, where they own and operate Mayflower Cranberries, a 112-acre cranberry farm and agri-tourism business. LaFleur also breeds and shows World Grand Champion miniature horses and serves as the chair on the Plymouth County Conservation District’s board. For five years (2009-2014), LaFleur was executive director of the Massachusetts Farm Wineries and Growers’ Association. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife and fisheries biology from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.
The National Association of Conservation District’s mission is to serve conservation districts by providing national leadership and a unified voice for natural resource conservation. For more information about the National Association of Conservation Districts – http://www.nacdnet.org/
And for more information about the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, an NACD Member – http://coloradoacd.org/