National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA)
NMSU Student Chapter
Who We Are
We are a group of NMSU students from all majors who are interested in agri-business marketing, personal and professional growth, hard work, and lots of fun! We work closely with faculty mentors from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business to hone our marketing skills and prepare for professional positions.
2015-2016 Academic Year
Adviser: Chaddy Robinson
Financial Adviser: Dr. William Gorman
President: Emily Russell
Vice President of Marketing: Kelsee Ferris
Vice President of Professional Development: Joram Robbs
Treasurer: Kyle Miller
Assistant Treasurer: Ricardo Castelo
Secretary: Courtney Hurt
Reporter: Danielle Morgan
Assistant Reporter: Bailey Bonfantini
ACES Representatives: James Franco & Grant Watkins
Community Service Chairman: Fayth Franzoy
Check Us Out On Facebook At: NMSU/NAMA
Follow us on Instagram: @newmexicostatenama
What We Do
NMSU NAMA was created to offer students a club with both professional development and social opportunities. We have monthly meetings with business professionals from across the community such as Dave Wilson from Spaceport America and President Dr. Garrey Carruthers, current NMSU president. We have also had professional events such as our spring 2012 mock job interviews and our 2013 etiquette dinner. Besides our professional aspect, NAMA has monthly socials where our members can interact, network, and have fun. We have had watermelon tailgates, ugly sweater parties, and cookie decorating.
NAMA is also involved in ACES activities such as the annual ACES Week where we participate in kickball, pumpkin carving, and a fashion show.
In addition to the club, NAMA also has a Marketing Team that competes yearly at the National Agri-Marketing Association National Convention. NMSU NAMA won the 2010 competition with our Specialized Saddle product.
Why Join Us?
Learn first-hand from professionals in marketing, advertising, communications, promotion, sales, and public relations the various career opportunities available in agri-marketing. Students are then in a better position to select a career that best fits their interests and talents.
Develop valuable personal contacts and working relations between the students and agri-marketing professionals. These contacts provide access to internships, co-op programs, job interviews, referrals, business recommendations and career opportunities.
Provide meaningful opportunities for students to practice their managerial skills (planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling) and to demonstrate their leadership abilities.
Attend monthly professional chapter meetings, seminars and social events and assist various professional chapter chairs in planning and implementing chapter projects. These meetings provide students the opportunity to become highly visible as prospects for employment after graduation.
Attend the annual Agri-Marketing Conference and participate in activities including TEAM NAMA, the National Marketing Competition, Outstanding Student Chapter Competition and ABEF Scholarship Awards. Attending the conference provides students with an opportunity to establish personal contacts with marketing professionals throughout the United States and Canada. These contacts are valuable sources for career opportunities.
Assist in making the transition from being a student to becoming a business professional.
Interested in becoming a NAMA member? Download and complete the membership form below or contact us today!
For More Information
We'd love to talk with you about NAMA. Please feel free to stop by our office at 377 Gerald Thomas Hall on campus or click the Contact Us link! To learn more about our parent organization, the National Agri-Marketing Association, please visit their website. Also, follow us on Instagram: newmexicostatenama and find us on Facebook by searching NMSU NAMA.