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2005-06 Arizona FFA State Officer Team

From Left to right: Tyler Massey, State FFA Vice President; Melissa Turner, State FFA Vice President; LaChelle Hunt, State FFA Vice President; Chelsea Schlittenhart, State FFA President; Ryan Klenke, State FFA Secretary; Jessica Nielsen, State FFA Vice President; Racheal Redman-Truby, State FFA Vice President; Cole McGuire, State FFA Reporter; Kalee Kohmetscher, State FFA Vice President; Catherine Miller, State FFA Vice President; Paula Raney, State FFA Vice President

 

Rayeann Solano , State FFA President

Home chapter: Parker FFA Chapter

Prior to her election to state office, Rayeann's involvement in FFA was quite extensive. Attending the National FFA Convention, State FFA Leadership Conference, and Chapter President's Conference helped to build the leadership skills that Rayeann possesses today. She has participated in Livestock Evaluation, Prepared Public Speaking, and was named as the 2005 Arizona Star in Agribusiness. During high school, Rayeann served as the Parker FFA Chapter Vice President and the Yuma District President. Rayeann's Supervised Agricultural Experience includes beef and swine production and she operates a livestock broking business.

 

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Sondra Nusz, State FFA Secretary

Home chapter: Peoria FFA Chapter

Before being elected to serve as a State Officer, Sondra served on various committees within her chapter. She also participated in the Parliamentary Procedure and Agricultural Issues Career Development Event. Her Supervised Agricultural Experience includes work in the area of agricultural education.

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Ashlee Racel , State FFA Reporter

Home chapter: Kofa FFA Chapter

Prior to her election to state office, Ashlee served as Chapter Treasurer and Chapter Sentinel. She also attended State Leadership Conference, State FFA Camp, and the National FFA Convention. Ashlee's Supervised Agricultural Experience is in the area of beef production.

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Chelsea Little , State FFA Vice President

Home chapter: Mingus Union FFA Chapter

Prior to her election to state office, Chelsea's involvement in FFA was quite extensive. She served as Chapter President, participated in the National Food Science and Teachnology Career Development Event, and was named the winner of the State Agricultural Education and Aquaculture Proficiency awards. Chelsea's Supervised Agricultural Experience includes sheep production, small animal care, work in the area of aquaculture, and an agricultural education internship.

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Bethany Masters , State FFA Vice President

Home chapter: Millennium FFA Chapter

Prior to her election to state office, Bethany was a member of state winning Agricultural Issues and Agricultural Sales Career Development Event teams. She served as Chapter Reporter and Estrella District Vice President. Bethany's Supervised Agricultural Experience includes swine production and work in the area of agricultural education.

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Chelsey King , State FFA Vice President

Home chapter: Buckeye FFA Chapter

Chelsey's FFA career has been quite extensive. Prior to her election to state office, Chelsey served as Chapter President and Chapter Treasurer. She participated in the Job Interview Career Development Event and attended State Leadership Conference, State FFA Camp, and the National FFA Convention. Chelsey has developed a greater knowledge of agricultural by having a Supervised Agricultural Experience that includes swine production and agricultural sales.

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Jessica Beaumont , State FFA Vice President

Home chapter: Hamilton FFA Chapter

As an FFA member, Jessica's involvement has been extensive. She served as Chapter President, and attended numerous FFA events, including State Leadership Conference, Chapter President's Conference, and the National FFA Convention. As a part of her Supervised Agricultural Experience, Jessica was involved in sheep production.

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Kyle Kuechel , State FFA Vice President

Home chapter: Kofa FFA Chapter

Kyle served as Chapter President and Chapter Sentinel prior to his election to state office. He was involved in the Dairy and Livestock Judging Career Development Events and attended State Leadership Conference and the National FFA Convention. Kyle's Supervised Agricultural Experience includes swine and beef production, as well as working on his family's citrus farm.

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Mitch Compton , State FFA Vice Presidnt

Home chapter: Millennium FFA Chapter

Prior to his election to state office, Mitch was extensively involved in FFA. He served as District President of the Estrella FFA District, and participated in the Meats Evaluation and Technology, as well as the Agricultural Issues Career Development Events. Mitch's Supervised Agricultural Experience is diverse, including swine production and landscape and turfgrass management.

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RJ Radachy , State FFA Vice President

Home chapter: Buckeye FFA Chapter

Before being elected to serve as a State Officer, RJ served as the Chapter Secretary of Buckeye FFA. He also was involved extensively in the Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event. RJ furthered his leadership development by attending State Leadership Conference and the National FFA Convention. His Supervised Agricultural Experience includes agricultural mechanics design and fabrication, as well as work in the area of home and community development.

 

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Tawnee Hernandez , State FFA Vice President

Home chapter: Westwood FFA Chapter

Prior to being elected to state office, Tawnee served as Chapter Treasurer, Chapter Junior Reporter, and Superstition FFA District President. She has participated in a variety of FFA events, including State FFA Leadership Conference, State FFA Camp, and the National Agriscience Fair.