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California FFA Elects 2024-2025 State FFA Officer Team

Students from Kingsburg, Turlock Christian, Hilmar, Santa Maria, and O’Neals Minarets were elected by delegates at the 96th Annual State FFA Leadership Conference to serve as 2024-25 State FFA Officers. Candidates take part in an extensive online and in-person interview process with the State FFA Nominating Committee leading up to the election. The new team was announced during the closing session of the 96th State FFA Leadership Conference on Sunday, March 24, as follows:

  • President: Camille Zavala
  • Vice President: John Dein
  • Secretary: Gianna Gonzalez
  • Treasurer: Melissa Lua-Duarte
  • Reporter: Carlos Nunez
  • Sentinel: Joshua Wolford

After reviewing applications, the Nominating Committee selected 59 individuals to advance to in-person interviews, which were conducted during the State FFA Conference. Candidates underwent several rounds of interviews with the State Nominating Committee before being slated and elected by the California Association, FFA delegation.

State officers commit to a year of service to the California Association FFA. Throughout their year of service, the officers will interact with business and industry leaders, thousands of FFA members and teachers, corporate sponsors, government and education officials, local FFA leaders, and the general public.

The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the state and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA in California and lead the next generation of leaders.

To obtain additional information about the new state officer team, contact Charles Parker, State FFA Advisor and program manager for agricultural education for the California Department of Education, at cparker@cde.ca.gov.

About California FFA: California FFA serves more than 103,000 students and strives to make a difference in their lives by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. To learn more about the California FFA, visit calaged.org.

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