Meet the Executive Team

2017 Executive Officer Team


 

 

 

 

Koy Vander Leest, President

Koy Vander Leest is a senior is Ag Systems Technology Machine option and will be graduating in December. He is originally from a family farm in Prairie City. Koy's responsibilities as President include scheduling, organizing, and presiding over all executive and membership meetings. He also is responsible for forming special committees and serving as a representative for the Agricultural Systems Technology Major. If you need to contact Koy, please email him at koyvl@iastate.edu.

Connor Clayton, Vice President

 

 

Connor Clayton is a senior double majoring in Industrial Technology and Ag Systems Technology.  Connor is from Walnut, Iowa.  Connor's responsibilities as Vice President include organizing and aligning industry and guest speakers for each meeting and overseeing special project committees throughout the semester.  If you would like to contact Connor, please email at cclayton@iastate.edu.

Jessica Hanrahan, Treasurer 

Jessica Hanrahan is a Junior from Winterset, IA majoring in Agriculture Systems Technology (Biosystems Management Option). Jessica’s responsibilities as Treasurer include keeping an accurate record of incoming and outgoing transactions. If you would like to contact Jessica, please email her at hanrahan@iastate.edu. 

Michael Hershberger, Secretary  

Michael Hershberger is a sophomore from Kalona, Iowa. Michael is majoring in Agricultural Systems Technology Machine Systems Option. Michael's responsibilities as Secretary include compiling attendance records for each meeting, recording the minutes from our meetings and sending out a summary of each meeting to all of the club's members via club e-mail. If you wish to reach Michael, you can contact him at mhersh45@iastate.edu

Dalton Johnson, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Senior Representative

Dalton Johnson is a junior from Indianola, Iowa. Dalton is majoring in Agricultural Systems Technology (Machine Option). Dalton's responsibilities include attending the bi-weekly meeting of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Students Council on Wednesday. On that council he represents AST Club along with Jared Shoup. Through the council, they are involved with organizing and working and CALS events such as CALS Week, National Ag. Day, and the Freshmen Transfer Barbeque. Andrew's email is Daltonpj@iastate.edu.

Jared Shoup, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Junior Representative

Jared Shoup is a Sophomore from Montpelier, Ohio. After graduation, he hopes to have a obtained an Agricultural Systems Technology Major (Machine Option). Jared's responsibilities include attending the bi-weekly meeting of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Students Council on Wednesday. On that council, he represents AST Club along with his superior, Dalton Johnson. Through the council, they are involved with organizing and working and CALS events such as CALS Week, National Ag. Day, and the Freshmen Transfer Barbeque. Dalton's email is jmshoup@iastate.edu

Ben Baumgard, ASABE Representative

Ben Baumgard is a Freshman from Garner, Iowa majoring in Agricultural Systems Technology (Machine Option). Ben's duties as the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Representative include sharing significant information and events important to the clubs. Also, we do various activities between the club such as Ag Olympics and slow pitch softball. If you would like to contact Ben you can email him at brb35@iastate.edu.

Josh Feldmann, Webmaster

Josh Feldmann is a junior from Dyersville Iowa.  Josh is double majoring in Industrial Technology manufacturing option along with Ag Systems Technology, machine systems options.  Josh's duties as the webmaster include managing the clubs webpage and connect with industry and club members through social media (Facebook and Twitter). If you would like to contact Josh you can email him at Joshfeld@iastate.edu

Ashton Thompson, Refreshments Chair

 

Ashton Thompson is a senior from Hospers, IA majoring in Agriculture Systems Technology (Machine Option). Ashton's responsibilities as Refreshments Chair include ordering food and refreshments for all AST club meetings, fundraisers, and other club functions. If you would like to contact Ashton, please email him at ashtont@iastate.edu.