President, Clayton Arntz~
This is my third year as a member of Petaluma FFA. The courses I have taken include Sustainable Ag Bio, Intro to Ag Mechanics, Welding and SAEP. I have projects in the areas of Dairy Production and a Dairy Work Experience, Market Steers and Ag Mechanics. In 2015, I was a member of the state champion dairy judging team and I think CDE’s are an important part of the FFA. I am now a member of the Ag Mechanics team. Outside of school, I like to go deer hunting and fishing. I am excited to serve as the president of our chapter and look forward to getting to know all of our members.
Vice President, Jake Hankins~I am Jake Hankins and I will be serving as this years vice president. This will be my fourth year in FFA and I have been showing my breeding and market sheep at the local fairs for many years. I am excited to serve as vice president and I hope to make an impact and get more people involved in agriculture. Outside of school, I hunt and fish as much as I can and I also work for Rowley Concrete Construction.
Secretary, Melanie Hanlon~
This will be my fourth year as a member of Petaluma FFA and I have taken Ag Earth Science, Ag Bio, and Veterinary Science as my agriculture classes. I am very excited to serve as an officer for this chapter because I have been a member for four years and I cannot wait to give back to this organization. I hope to encourage more involvement amongst the members as well as create a greater sense of unification amongst the different classes. Outside of FFA, I play soccer, raise Guide Dogs for The Blind, and am a member of Liberty 4-H club.
Treasurer, Derrick Pomi~
I am Derrick Pomi and this is my second year in FFA. I will be a sophomore and I am the new chapter treasurer. I show beef and dairy cows. With my cattle, I have registered Herefords and Charolais and I show registered Guernseys, Holsteins and Jerseys. I also play football and I wrestle for the high school. My goal is to inform non Ag kids about FFA and what agriculture really is. I plan on having a good year and being a good leader in our chapter. I will do my bet to help our chapter thrive through this year.
Reporter, Amanda King~
My name is Amanda King and I am a sophomore this year. My office is reporter. I am excited to serve as an officer and plan to update our website regularly, take photos and create slideshows and submitting articles to local newspapers. My projects in FFA include landscaping and gardening. Outside of FFA I am also in 4-H where I serve as the treasurer and have projects that include sheep, swine, dairy, woodworking and livestock judging.
Sentinel, Max Poncia~This year, I will be your chapter sentinel. I am a junior at PHS and also have projects in swine and a work experience at Poncia Fertilizer. For my judging team, I have been on the ag mechanics team and the welding team. I am excited to be an officer because I feel it will be fun and that I can make a positive addition to our chapter. Outside of school, I enjoying hanging out with my friends and hunting deer and ducks.