Paige Gilligan, CAC, a senior vice president with Rabobank, NA, Fresno, CA was elected president of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants at the organization’s 2012 annual conference and meeting.
Gilligan holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business management from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She received her Certified Agricultural Consultant designation in 2007. She is currently the Director of Collateral Valuation & Field Services for Rabobank, N.A. and is responsible for all of the bank’s appraisal functions as well as collateral verification services for both agricultural and commercial clients.
Gilligan previously served as president of the organization in 2009.
Other newly elected officers for ASAC are: President-Elect Russell Morgan, CAC, Covenant Accounting and Tax Services, PLLC, Paducah, KY; Vice President Norman Brown, FBS Systems, Inc., Aledo, IL; Chief Financial Officer Erin Pirro, Farm Credit East, Enfield, CT, and; Immediate Past Gary Wagner, CAC, Great Earth Agri-Business, Inc., Madison, WI.
Elected to the Board of Directors was Joseph Kluender, CAC, Farm Family Dynamics, LLC, North Mankato, MN; and, Angie Vandergriff, Weaver Boos Consultants, LLC, Ft. Worth, TX. Continuing in terms on the Board are: Robert Mehrle, Ph.D., CAC, Agricultural Information Management, Lambert, MS, and; Robert E. Lee, CAC, Lee Agribusiness Connections, Inc., Harrison, ME.
(Photo: Paige Gilligan, CAC, left of center, was elected president of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants at the organization’s annual meeting held recently in Denver. Flanking her are, from left: Russell Morgan, CAC, Vice President; Robert Mehrle, Ph.D., CAC, Southern Region Director; Robert E. Lee, Ph.D., CAC, Eastern Region Director; Erin Pirro, Chief Financial Officer; Norman Brown, Vice President; Gary Wagner, CAC, Immediate Past President; and, Joseph Kluender, CAC, Northern Region Director. Not included in the photo is Angie Vandergriff, Western Region Director.)