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Iowa Professional Agricultural Student Organization (PAS)

The Iowa Professional Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness, agriculture technologies, horticulture and natural resources offerings in approved post-secondary institutions offering certificates, diplomas, associate degrees, and baccalaureate degrees.

PAS is one of the ten career and technical student organizations that has been approved by the U. S. Department of Education as an integral part of career and technical education. We are affiliated with the National Professional Agricultural Students Organization and live out the motto "Uniting Education and Industry in Agriculture."

State Activities

February 5-6, 2020

Ames, Iowa

 

2020 National PAS Conference 

March 17-20, 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

 

                                                                                                                      
                                               
                           Other Ag/ Ag News Websites:          
              
  Iowa FFA Foundation
FFA Enrichment Center
National PAS Organization
Iowa Association of Career and Technical Education
ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education)

Contacts
Lane Reifschneider
PAS State President 
(515) 689-2108
Lane.Reifschneider@iowapas.org

Kevin Butt
PAS Executive Director
(319) 239-6089
kevin.butt@iavalley.edu

Dwayne Faidley
PAS Treasurer
(515) 669-9633
ddfaidley1@dmacc.edu

                                           

                               
 

The national organization was organized in March 1979 under Draft Bylaws. PAS was officially founded in March 1980 in Kansas City, Missouri. PAS of Iowa was originally called Agricultural Career Training of Iowa (ACT) and was organized in 1979. It was later renamed to the Iowa Post-Secondary Agricultural Students Organization and has celebrated over 30 years of growth and success. Membership is comprised of student members from two year community colleges and four year colleges and universities throughout the state of Iowa.

National PAS activities are available to approximately 8000 students from 42 Chapters located in 12 states.