Purdue Ag Alumni Board of Directors​


  • President: Drew Garretson
  • Vice President: Paul Jacobs
  • Secretary: Stephanie Mowery
  • Treasurer: Aaron Goedde
  • Immediate Past President: Seth Harden

Class B Directors (three year term)

Terms expire in 2025:
  • Nikki Hendrickson
  • James Joshua
  • Jasma Collins
  • Cara McCauley
  • Ryan Millett
  • Jason Brown

Terms expire in 2026:

  • Dianne Ripberger
  • Ian Champ
  • Mary Beth Adams
  • Cora Reinbolt
  • Jeanne Tuttle
  • Jim Bishop
  • Travis Martin
Terms expire in 2027:
  • Eileen Weber
  • Laurel Royer
  • Daniel Skelton
  • Kent Harris
  • Brad Fife
  • Jill Lehman
  • Jennifer Haynes
  • Maddie Sheiss
  • Brian Wildeman

Class A Directors (one year term)

  • Bernie Engel - Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture
  • Willie Reed - Dean of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ron Turco - Associate Dean of Ag Research Programs
  • Angie Abbott - Interim Associate Dean of Agriculture, Director of Purdue Extension
  • Christine Wilson - Associate Dean of Agriculture, Director of Academic Programs
  • Jerry Shively - Associate Dean of Agriculture & Director of International Pogroms In Agriculture
  • Pamala Morris - Assistant Dean of Agriculture & Director of Multicultural Programs
  • John Baugh - Director of Ag Services and Regulations
  • Kenda Resler-Friend - Chairman of the Ag Alumni Trust Fund
  • Jim Beaty - Past President and Representative to CASH Board
  • Jay Hulbert - President of Ag Alumni Seed Improvement Association, Inc
  • Marshall Martin - Chairman of the Board at Ag Alumni Seed Improvement Association, Inc
  • Ellsworth Christmas - Emeritus Member
  • Larry Nees - Emeritus Member
  • Kourtney Otte - President of Ag Council, Undergraduate Student Representative
  • Jacob Musa - Graduate Student Co-Representative
  • Lynda Peter - Graduate Student Co-Representative
  • Francis Asare - Graduate Student Co-Representative


There are many ways to stay connected to Purdue Agriculture after your time on campus has ended. We are always looking for alumni to serve on our board, trust fund committee, and other programs. You can serve no matter where you live, since many of our programs offer a virtual component. If you are interested in serving on the Ag Alumni Board of Directors, or in another capacity, please share your interest with us in this brief form.

*Note - Board and trust fund positions are limited, and vacancies are filled based on different academic departments. Please provide us with your information, so you can be considered when your department position becomes available.