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Washington Agriculture in the Classroom

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Board of Directors

  • Co Board Chairs — Susan Taylor and Cheryl DeHaan
  • Vice Chair — Pam Watson
  • Secretary/Treasurer — Judy Hossner
  • Directors —
    • Cheryl DeHaan, Dairy
    • Bev Allenbaugh, Washington Cattlewomen Representative
    • Eileen Owens, beef
    • Katy Cavanaugh, active school teacher, beef
    • Judy Hossner – Washington State Grange Representative
    • Pam Watson – WSU Representative, poultry
    • Dennis Koong- USDA/NASS Representative
    • Frances Negranza, Skagit County Fairgrounds Assistant Manager
    • Gail Petersdorff, Former Ag in the Classroom Director
    • Kristin Hinton Vanvalkenburg, Agricultural Education Teacher
  • Public Relations & Promotions Administrator — Alisha Klein
  • Ag @School Editor — Kristen Hinton Vanvalkenburg

WAIC is a nonprofit association governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Meetings are open to anyone interested in furthering the organization's goals. Directorships are chosen from the following areas:

  • Full-time producers, active or retired, representing different types of production.
  • Representatives of Washington State Agricultural Commodity Commissions.
  • Representatives of Washington based farm organizations.
  • Representatives of agri-business sectors that support production, processing, marketing and transportation.
  • Community Members interested in promoting Agricultural Literacy