Executive Members

President

Shelby RileySenior | Noblesville, IN | Ag Communications and Ag Sales and Marketing

S​helby Riley is a senior from Noblesville, Indiana pursuing degrees in Agricultural Communications and Agricultural Sales and Marketing. Although she did not grow up on a production farm, her family had horses, which led to her early involvement in 4-H. A 2012 graduate of Hamilton Southeastern High School, she was also very active in FFA, serving in multiple leadership roles and participating in numerous Career Development Events, which ultimately led to her passion for agriculture. In addition to serving as President of Purdue Ag Council, Shelby is a member of the Purdue Livestock Judging Team, as well as Purdue Agricultural Ambassadors. She is looking forward to serving the Purdue Agricultural Council this year as President, and is excited for all that is ahead!

Vice President

Kathleen Jacobs Sophomore | Huntington, IN | Ag Economics an​d Ag ​​Communications

Kathleen Jacobs, a sophomore studying Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Communications, grew up in Huntington, Indiana. Through growing up on a small grain and livestock operation as well as her involvement in Farm Bureau, 4-H, and FFA her love for the agricultural industry was cultivated at a young age. Along with her involvement within Purdue Agricultural Council, Kathleen is also the Director of Promotions for the Purdue Grand Prix Foundation and Co-Director of Recruitment for Purdue Ag Week Task Force. In serving as Purdue Agricultural Council’s Vice President, Kathleen is looking forward to continuing the efforts of uniting the college and encouraging growth within the students comprising it.

Secretary

Shelbi Perry | Sophomore | Chalmers, IN | Animal Sciences

Shelbi Perry is a sophomore pursing a degree in Animal Sciences, concentrating in Pre-Veterinary Medicine  Originally from a small town, Chalmers, IN, only 25 minutes from Purdue, her dream was always to be a Boilermaker. Graduating Frontier Jr./Sr. High School in 2015, Shelbi was always active in 4-H and FFA, which kick started her passion for agriculture. While at Purdue, Shelbi is also involved in Block and Bridle and Alpha Chi Omega sorority. After graduation, Shelbi hopes to pursue further education, pertaining to swine research. As Secretary, Shelbi is motivated and excited to help this organization have an even larger impact on the students of the College of Agriculture.              

Treasurer

Brianna Lammers | Sophomore | Huntingburg, IN | Agriculture Education

Brianna Lammers is a sophomore pursuing a degree in Agricultural Education with a minor in Crop Science. Brianna was involved with 4-H and FFA throughout her childhood and her involvement sparked her love for agriculture and her future career of educating and communicating with others about it. Along with her Ag Council activities, she is also involved in Ag Ambassadors, IAAE-Purdue, Dean’s Scholars, Boiler Gold Rush, Sigma Alpha, and the Purdue Wesley Foundation.


Public Relations

Heather Huizenga | Junior | DeMotte, IN | Agribussines

Heather Huizenga is a junior studying Agribusiness Management. She is from the small town of DeMotte located in Northwest Indiana where she didn’t grow up on a farm like many of the other students in the college of agriculture, but still found her love and passion for the agriculture industry. From spending time on her grandparent’s farm as a child and then working for a large scale farming operation during high school, she set her sights on building a career in the agriculture industry! Heather has thoroughly been enjoying her time here at Purdue learning from some of the best professors in the world and having the opportunities to meet and learn from industry leaders. Her favorite part of her college experience so far has been being an Ag Council member. Through the leadership experiences to the friendships she’s made, Heather will forever be grateful for this organization and is excited to see what lies ahead serving as the Ag Council Public Relations Officer!

​​​​​Members

2014-15

Samuel Ebenkamp | Junior | Agriculture Economics- Farm Management

Shelby Swain | Junior | Agribusiness Marketing

Sarah Correll | Junior | Agriculture Education and Agricultural Economics

Mallarie Stookey | Sophomore | Agriculture Education

Ryan Kelly | Sophomore | Animal Sciences- Pre Veterinary Medicine

Marissa Lorenz | Sophomore | Animal Sciences and Agribusiness Management 

Laura Crosby | Sophomore | Agriculture Education 

Brandon Brunt | Sophomore | Agribusiness and Agriculture Education 

Mitchell Smith | Sophomore | Agricultural Econonomics

Christy Kettler | Sophomore | Agricultural Economics

Gavin Kissell | Sophomore | Agribusiness Management

Cody Walburn | Sophomore | Agribusiness Sales and Marketing

Katie Carrol | Sophomore | Agribusiness Marketing 

2015-16​ 

Allie Abney | Freshman | Agribusiness and Agriculture Communications

Cody Anderson | Freshman | Agribusiness Management

Ashley Bowerman | Freshman | Animal Sciences Pre- Veterinary Medicine

Whitney Bullion | Freshman | Agriculture Economics and Spanish

Mallory Huffer | Sophomore | Agribusiness Management

Abbie McClelland | Freshman | Agribusiness Food Marketing

Merle Mullet | Sophomore | Agribusiness Marketing

Jonathan Richardson | Freshman | Animal Sciences Pre- Veterinary Medicine

Andrew Schwinn | Sophomore | Ag System Management

Luke Wildhaber | Freshman | Agriculture Sales and Marketing

2016-17

Kathleen Jacobs | Sophomore | Agricultural Economics


Derek Berkshire | Sophomore | Agribusiness and Ag Communications


Shelby Riley | Senior | Ag Communications and Ag Sales and Marketing


Shelbi Perry | Sophomore | Animal Sciences


Rebecaa Frazier | Sophomore | Ag Communications


Luke Garner | Sophomore | Biochemistry


Heather Huizenga | Junior | Agribusiness Management


Wyatt Lucas | Junior | Agricultural Education


Katie D’Addato | Sophomore | Wildlife and Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences


Brianna Lammers | Sophomore | Agricultural Education


Adrianne Trennepohl | Junior | Agricultural Economics and Animal Sciences


Alexis Weldon | Sophomore | Animal Sciences


2017-18


Kourtney Brock | Freshman | Animal Sciences: Pre-Veterinary Medicine


Shalee Daming | Freshman | Youth Development and Agriculture Education


Mekenzie Gear | Sophomore | Animal Science


Chad Hale | Sophomore | Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Systems Management


Bailey Kiff | Sophomore | Animal Sciences


Jason Kikkert | Sophomore | Farm Management


Nelson Knobloch | Freshman | Agribusiness Management


Samantha Morris | Sophomore | Agricultural Economics and Animal Science


Bridget Owens | Freshman | Food Science


Clint Peacock | Sophomore | Animal Sciences: Pre-Veterinary Medicine


​Paige Wininger | Sophomore | Agricultural Sales and Marketing

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