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Board of Directors

  • President: Bob Mayberry, Artesia
  • Vice-President: Bill West, Fort Sumner
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Don Sanders, Portales
  • Member: Caren Cowan, Albuquerque
  • Member: Justin Knight, Logan
  • Member: Colin McVaugh, Las Cruces
  • Member: Darryl Multine, Farmington

Program Coordinator | Amanda Ball

Amanda Ball, Coordinator

Amanda Ball is the Coordinator of the New Mexico Agricultural Leadership program. A former Aggie and ACES alumna, Amanda earned degrees in Agricultural Business & Economics and Managerial Leadership from NMSU. As a student she was a President's Associate Scholar and awarded the College of Business Outstanding Senior distinction from the NMSU Alumni. She completed her Master of Public Affairs from the University of Missouri, with a certificate in Non-Profit Management.

Amanda previously worked in youth leadership development through FFA and 4H. She received a Missouri FFA Honorary State Degree in 2017 for her role as the Camp Leadership Director, and continues to facilitate leadership trainings and conferences. Her previous experience includes developing workshop curriculum, managing social media platforms, marketing and graphic design, and presenting at professional seminars.

If you are interested in having a presentation on our program or the need for agricultural leadership in New Mexico, please contact Amanda at 575-646-6691 or aball@nmsu.edu


Assistant Coordinator | Annalisa Miller

Annalisa Miller - NMAL

Annalisa Miller is the New Mexico Agricultural Leadership Program Assistant Coordinator. She is a freshman at New Mexico State University and is working towards a degree in Agriculture Communications through the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education (AXED). She was an active member of multiple youth agriculture organizations in high school and is currently serving as the New Mexico State FFA President. Additionally, she recently became a member of Collegiate Farm Bureau and Collegiate FFA. She has a passion for agriculture and hopes to continue to work closely with both producers and consumers to help bridge disconnects that exist within the agriculture industry.