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Iowa Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS)

The Iowa Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness, agriculture technologies, horticulture and natural resources offerings in approved or approvable postsecondary 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 Postsecondary Agricultural Students Organization and live out the motto "Uniting Education and Industry in Agriculture."

State Activities

Dates to Remember:

 Membership Forms are due by December 1, 2016.

Additional members are due January 20, 2017.

 (Click on Membership above and the form will open)

Upcoming Board Meetings:

December 2, 2016 - Time: TBA: Iowa Corn Growers, Johnston, IA
                                   
                                   

Conferences:
State Conference: February 8-9, 2017 - Hosted by Indian Hills Community College, Honey Creek Resort, Moravia, Iowa

 

                 

                                                                                                                      
                                               
                           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
Ben Kenobbie
PAS State President 
(712) 358-2006
kenobbie2@tritons.iowacentral.edu

Jerry Lamers
PAS Executive Director
(515) 468-1479
jslamers@q.com

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

                  
National PAS Conference
National PAS Conference 

March 13-16, 2017
                                       St. Charles, MO
                       

Complete Results from 2016 National PAS Conference

      

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 Postsecondary 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.