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‚ÄčCommission Members and Terms

A commission established by Act 55 of 2017

Staff

    • Dr. Scott Sheely, Acting Executive Director, PA Commission 
    • Mike Brammer, Executive Director, FFA
    • Matthew Stem, Executive Deputy Secretary, PDE 
    • Dr. Lee Burket, Bureau of Career and Technical Education, PDE 
    • Dr. Gerald Huesken, Consultant, PDE
    • Sara Gligora, Special Assistant, PDA

Commission Chairs

    • Secretary Russell Redding, PA Department of Agriculture (PDA) 
    • Secretary Pedro Rivera, PA Department of Education (PDE)

Commissioners

January 1, 2019-December 31, 2020 

    • Brian W. Smith, Dairy Farmer, Wayne County Commissioner, Wayne County 
    • Gary Swan, Retired Farm Bureau, Adams County 
    • Dr. Carol Hardbarger, Retired Cornell University Professor, Agriculture Education, Perry County 

January 1, 2019-December 31, 2021 

    • Anthony Honeycutt, Northwestern High School, Erie County 
    • Clifford Wallace, Crop Farmer, Agriculture Teacher, Lawrence County 
    • Jenny Zimmerman, Manager, Shade Mountain Winery, Union County 
    • Vacant (Community College representative)

January 1, 2020-December 31, 2022 

    • Jeff Groshek, Principal, Central Columbia High School, Columbia County 
    • Dr. Kevin Curry Jr., Penn State University, Centre County 
    • Tiffany Turrentine, W.B. Saul Agricultural High School, Philadelphia County 
    • Senator Judy Schwank, Pennsylvania Senate, Former Ag Sciences Educator, Berks County 
    • Rep. Barbara Gleim, Pennsylvania House of Representative, Cumberland County
    • Robert Hess, Bow Creek Farm and Cattle Co., Dauphin County