Executive Members


Luke WildhauberSenior | Dayton, OR | Agricultural Sales and Marketing

Luke Wildhauber is looking forward to graduating with his degree in Agricultural Sales and Marketing in May of 2017. Luke was raised in a small rural town of western, Oregon where he spent most of his time working on his family's small farm and other large fruit and vegetable production farms. Being actively involved with 4h and FFA, Luke showed market lambs at a competitive level and participated in numerous Career Development Events. In addition to serving as President of Purdue Ag Council, Luke is also involved with the Purdue Ag Week Task Force, Purdue Foundation Student Board, Professional Sales and Marketing Association and the Purdue NAMA chapter. Luke loves the outdoors and spends his free time either fishing or reading a book about financial management and leadership philosophy. He is looking forward to a strong finish for his time with Ag Council and is excited for all that is to come!

Vice President

Merle Mullet Senior | Goshen, IN | Agribusiness Marketing 

Merle Mullet is in the process of finishing his degress with a minor in Communications as well as the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Merle is from Goshen, Indiana where his family of 10 currently resides. Throughout college, he has immersed himself into mentorship through being a Resident Assistant, leadership through programs like Ag Futures of America, and purpose Campus Outreach Ministries. Merle aspires to be a leader who is above reproach, vision-driven, and a servent of all.


Mallory Huffer | Senior | Rossville, IN | Agribusiness Management

Mallory Huffer is a senior pursuing a degree in Agribusiness Management. She grew up only thirty minutes from campus in Rossville, Indiana. A 2013 graduate of Rossville High School, Mallory was very involved with 4-H and FFA which spurred her passion for agriculture. She is also involved with Ag Alumni, Block and Bridle, and Agribusiness clubs on campus. After graduation, she hopes to find a career in agriculture pertaining to marketing or public relations, and give back to youth within agriculture. Mallory is excited to be serving the Purdue Agricultural Council this year as Secretary and is motivated to help this organization reach its fill potential.


Jon Richardson | Junior | Animal Sciences

Jon Richarson is a junior pursuing a degree in Animal Sciences witha  concentration in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Growing up on a small farm in northern Indiana, he raised cattle, swine, and poultry. His passion for large animal medicine evolved greatly throughout his 10-year involvement in 4-H as well as his dedication to the livestock industtry while working on the family farm. He intends to apply to vet school this fall with a drea, of one day owning his own mixed animal practice. Alongside his position in Ag Council, Jon is also a part of the Animal Sciences Amabssador team, Purdue Pre-Veterinary Medical Association, and Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity.

Public Relations

Abbie McClelland | Junior | Columbus, OH | Agribussines

Abbie McClelland is a junior studying Agribusiness witha concentration in Food Marketing. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, she was drawn to Purdue because of our College of Agriculture and her ambitions to pursue a career in food security. Abbie has served several roles within and outside the College including, President of the National Agri-Marketing Association Club (NAMA) and Philanthropy Chair at Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She is dedicated to serving the community and helping others find a passion for volunteering. After she graduates in 2018, Abbie would like to have a marketing role for a company involved in food innovation with a humanitarian mission.



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 


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