Palm Coast, Florida – Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam Putnam, recently appointed two new trustees to the board of the Florida Agricultural Museum, Inc. (FAM), the State’s official agricultural museum.
The new trustees of the FAM’s board include:
T. Jeff McCullough of St. Augustine. McCullough has worked many years as a marketing and branding consultant for the non-profit sector. He has served as the Director of Donor Relations & Special Projects for the National 4-H Council, the Development Director for the World Golf Foundation, and the Vice President of Development and Senior Director of Planned Giving for the Arbor Day Foundation.
Michael Waldron of Lake Placid. Waldron is the Agricultural Sales Manager for Tradewinds Power Corporation. He has over twenty years of experience in agricultural sales, including working with 7L Brands of Lykes, Hidden Acres Nursery, and Manna Pro. Waldron served as the chairman for the Florida 4-H Foundation and was a board member for the Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association.
“I’m honored to receive the appointment to the museum Board of Trustees by Commissioner of Agriculture Putnam,” said Waldron. “For generations, family farms have contributed to our State’s economic viability by producing great agricultural products and jobs to Floridians. It is important that the Florida Agriculture Museum preserves the legacy of these farmers and their historic contributions.”
“I’m really excited to have these two respected representatives of the agricultural industry join our board,” said Michael Kenney, president of the museum’s Board of Trustees. “They bring some important insight on how we can be better partners with the community we serve and represent.”
The FAM is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation that was designated in 1992 as the “Museum of Agriculture and Rural History of the State of Florida” under Florida Statute. In 1997the museum was located on 460acres in Flagler County.
The museum’s collection includes historic agricultural related buildings that were relocated to the museum site to interpret Florida’s agricultural past. The FAM is also active in the conservation of heritage livestock, including Florida’s heritage Cracker cattle and horses. The FAM provides a fun and educational experience for all ages to learn about the history and role of agriculture as one of the Florida’s leading industries.
For more information, please contact the Florida Agricultural Museum at (386) 446-7630.
About the Florida Agricultural Museum
Florida Agricultural Museum,Inc. is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit educational organization in Palm Coast Florida. The museum was established at the request of former Agricultural Commissioner Doyle Conner in 1983 in Tallahassee to help preserve Florida’s agricultural heritage. In 1997, the Florida Agricultural Museum moved to its new home on 460 acres in Flagler County. The museum’s mission is to preserve Florida’s agricultural past, interpret agricultural issues of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and educate the public about these issues through enjoyable experiences.