Structure & Trustees

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The Pennsylvania FFA Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees. The board is composed of agricultural business/industry representatives. Ad hoc members include representatives from the Pennsylvania FFA Association, The Pennsylvania Alumni Association, The Pennsylvania Association of Agriculture Educators and the Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Education. The Board of Trustees develops policies and establishes long-term goals and priorities for the Foundation.


Board of Trustees

Applications are now being accepted for the anticipated Board of Trustee vacancies. Interested candidates are able to apply by downloading the application below, or by completing the application online via Google Forms.  Applications and resumes are due to Sarah Sparks by April 15 of each year for review at the annual meeting in May.  Upon approval, terms begin June 1st.  There is a term limit of 3 years for each trustee position with an option to renew. 

Download application: Board of Trustee Application
Online application: Board of Trustee Application


Committee Structure

Executive - Meets one or two times annually outside the Board of Trustees Meetings.  Creates goals, organizes the strategic plan and recommends bylaw changes. 

  • President | Caleb Wright
  • Vice President | Katie McLaughlin
  • Finance Chair, Treasurer | Matthew Hackenberg
  • Fundraising Chair | Hannah Masser
  • Program Chair | Casey McMasters
  • Advancement & Advisory Chair | Joel Rotz
  • Staff | Sarah Sparks & Andrea Isenberg
  • Past President | Deb Seibert

Finance - Organizes all financial matters, budgets and Investments, internal audits, and signors on accounts

  • Chair | Matthew Hackenberg
  • Committee Member | PJ Adam
  • Committee Member | Ed Norman
  • Committee Member | Luke Zerby

Fundraising - Organizes fundraising and soliciting for all revenue.  Events include the golf outings and the farm show reception.  

  • Chair | Hannah Masser
  • Committee Member | Deb Seibert
  • Committee Member | Meagan Beam
  • Committee Member | Phil Haussener

Foundation Programming - Manages all foundation programming including State Officer Scholarships, Learning by Doing Grants, Scholar Dollars. 

  • Chair | Casey McMasters
  • Committee Member | Michael Kenny 
  • Committee Member | Caleb Wright
  • Committee Member | Jason Klouser
  • Committee Member | Andrea Harrell
  • Committee Member | Aden Russell

Marketing - Manages website, social media, branding, and printed materials

  • Chair | Lena Bioni
  • Committee Member | Becky Templeton
  • Committee Member | Andrea Isenberg
  • Committee Member | Steve Brady
  • Committee Member | Claudia Brady

Advancement & Advisory - 10-20 members, 3 trustees, meets 2 times per year.  Create networking and connections, provide feedback on current events and foundation functions, and mentor new trustees.  

  • Chair | Joel Rotz


2021-22 Pennsylvania FFA Foundation Board of Trustees


Caleb Wright

President - Second Term 2023


Katie McLaughlin

Vice President - First Term 2022


Mathew Hackenberg

Finance Chair, Treasurer - Second Term 2024


Hannah Masser

Fundraising Chair - First Term 2022

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Lena Bioni

Marketing Chair - First Term 2024


Joel Rotz

Advancement and Advisory Chair - Second Term 2024


Casey McMasters

Program Chair - First Term 2023


Deb Seibert

Past President

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PJ Adam

First Term 2024

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Meagan Beam

Second Term 2023


Andrea Harrell

First Term 2023


Phil Haussener

First Term 2024


Michael Kenny

Second Term 2024

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Jason Klouser

Second Term 2023

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Ed Norman

First Term 2024

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Aden Russell

First Term 2023

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Becky Templeton

First Term 2022

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Luke Zerby

First Term 2024