National FFA Foundation Announces Appointments to Individual Giving Council
INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017/National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Foundation announces the following new appointments to its current Individual Giving Council.
- Jay Vroom, Chair – President and CEO of CropLife America of Washington, D.C.
- Dwight Armstrong, Founder of JDA Consulting, LLC, of Nashville, Tenn.
- Jim Loar, President and CEO of Cool Planet, Denver, Colo.
- Bruce Maloch, Vice-Chairman and General Counsel of Farmers Bank and Trust of Magnolia, Ark.; Arkansas State Senator
For a complete listing of all current individual giving council members, visit https://www.ffa.org/about/who-we-are/national-ffa-foundation-individual-giving-council.
The Individual Giving Council promotes the advancement of FFA and agricultural education through identification, cultivation and solicitation of individual major gifts. It provides counsel and support on annual fund, planned giving and other individual giving activities. The council is composed of up to 15 members, who serve three year terms.
The National FFA Foundation is the fundraising arm of the National FFA Organization, which provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 653,359 student members in grades seven through 12, who belong to one of 8,568 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
About National FFA Organization
The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 653,359 student members as part of 8,568 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 345,812 alumni members in 2,051 local FFA Alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org and on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.
About National FFA Foundation
The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees composed of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA Alumni, the foundation is a separately registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit FFA.org/Give.