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  Advisory Council  
The State FFA Advisory Council shall consist of two instructors of agricultural education from each FFA area in the state, two at-large agricultural education members, past State FFA President, and current President of the Virginia Association of Agricultural Educators; appointed annually by the state advisor.

The duties of this council shall be to represent the FFA chapters and advisors in the areas on matters pertaining to the conduct of the entire program; to arbitrate conflicts at the area, federation and chapter level; to review State FFA Degree applications, Star FFA Degree Applications, Proficiency Award Applications, and National Chapter Award applications and make recommendations to the state advisor; to recommend changes, revisions and/or new rules and regulations to the State FFA Board of Directors and the state advisor; and to serve in any capacity in which it may be called upon by the state advisor. Article XIV of the FFA Constitution

Appalachian Area
Brian Alexander, Chairman (2025)
Phil McCroskey, Jr. (2026) 

Blue Ridge Area
Cole Ramsey (2026)
Herb Hoffeditz (2025)

Central Area
Cindy Green (2024)
Elizabeth Eastep (2027)

Northern Area
Tonja Romero (2024)
Sherry Heishman (2025)

Southeast Area
Laurel Bishop (2025)
Ed McCann, Jr. (2024)

South Ridge Area
Jessica Jones (2025)
Tiffany Anderson (2026)

At Large
Russell Jennings
  FFA Executive Director
Andy Seibel

Past State FFA President
Emily Jenkins

Foundation Chair
Adam Ford

Foundation Executive Director
Jennifer Armstrong

VDOE Agricultural Education Specialist
LaVeta Nutter

VAAE Executive Director
Andy Seibel

FFA Alumni Chair
Alison Jones

Virginia Tech

VAAE President
Melessa Suder  

Governing Board Minutes


Submit a Question
To submit a question, comment or concern to the FFA Advisory Council please contact your area representative.

All concerns will be addressed at Advisory Council Meetings.

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