Betsy Pearson to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

Betsy Pearson to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

09/24/2012

AMES, IOWA- Betsy Pearson, special projects analyst at EDJE Technologies, was welcomed to the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on September 21, 2012 held at Pioneer in Johnston, Iowa.

Pearson obtained a Bachelor’s of Science and worked with young Iowa agriculturalists as a State FFA officer. In 2011, she left Iowa State and moved to Des Moines where she went to work for RAYGUN. After two years she returned to her agricultural roots at EDJE Technologies where she currently serves as a special projects analyst.

 

AMES, IOWA- Betsy Pearson, special projects analyst at EDJE Technologies, was welcomed to the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on September 21, 2012 held at Pioneer in Johnston, Iowa.

Pearson obtained a Bachelor’s of Science and worked with young Iowa agriculturalists as a State FFA officer. In 2011, she left Iowa State and moved to Des Moines where she went to work for RAYGUN. After two years she returned to her agricultural roots at EDJE Technologies where she currently serves as a special projects analyst.
 
“We are honored and pleased to welcome to our board six professional new trustees with a long history of dedication, loyalty and passion to the 4-H organization. We have confidence we are in good hands as we implement our new strategic plan and undertake exciting capital projects to help propel Iowa 4-H.  Their vision, creativity and expertise offer us the innovative leadership needed to continue to evolve and develop as a cultural organization,” said Kris Fish Kuhlmann, Executive Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation.
 
Along with five other newly elected trustees, Pearson joins a board that has pledged to raise $2.4 million on behalf of the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees is comprised of volunteers in various industries: Iowa State University Extension staff, private business and government professionals, farmers, community leaders, and State 4-H Council representatives and others.

About the Iowa 4-H Foundation
The Iowa 4-H Foundation provides financial resources for youth development through 4-H. The 4-H Foundation also provides funds for overall support of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development Program, helping support volunteer recruitment and training, marketing and promotions for membership recruitment and the creation of new program partnerships, and support for program leadership, strategic planning and endowments for the future.

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