AgrIInstitute, Indiana’s premiere leadership development and people-capacity building organization that facilitates the robust network of agricultural and rural leaders, has elected its 2013-14 leadership team. Janelle Deatsman, Maple Leaf Farms, Leesburg, is the newly elected chairperson and is joined by vice chairman, Eric Schilling, Elanco, Greenfield, secretary, Bob Fulling, Rabo Agrifinance, Indianapolis, and treasurer, Dan Arnholt, Bartholomew County ag leader and producer, Columbus, to make up the executive team.
“Developing leadership in agriculture is more important than ever as the industry continues to move forward. The recent momentum generated by AgrIInstitute is serving us well as we deliver programming that helps leaders step forward to advance agriculture’s key role in feeding the world,” said Deatsman. “We continue to be excited about the impact the Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program (ALP) throughout Indiana. The more than 400 individuals who have participated in the ALP over the 30 years of its existence continue to make a difference each day as they serve agriculture. We’ve got a lot of momentum and plan to build on it.”
The Indiana Agricultural Leadership Program, AgrIInstitute ‘s flagship program, is currently developing 30 high-caliber individuals in ALP Class 15 who are mid-way through their two-year programming. Applications will be available in June for ALP Class 16 which will begin in July, 2014.
The AgrIInstitute is a leadership development and people-capacity building organization that facilitates a robust network of agricultural and rural leaders in Indiana. AgrIInstitute provides a fertile environment for cultivating leaders to serve agriculture and rural communities. Learn more at www.agriinstitute.com