CSU, Chico

CSU, Chico College of Agriculture Student Elected to AAEA National Office

CSU, Chico College of Agriculture Student Elected to AAEA National Office

California State University, Chico senior and agricultural business major Ryan Scagliotti was elected secretary and treasurer for the Student Section of the Agriculture and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) for 2013-2014. Scagliotti is the first student from CSU, Chico to be elected to the national student organization. The election was held at AAEA’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Scagliotti and six other CSU, Chico College of Agriculture students attended the meeting for the Academic Quiz Bowl on Aug. 4-5. Michael Phillips, Brittany Krueger, Cecilia Wilson, Amie French, Kim Tracy, and Mary Herigstad-Franz made up the rest of Chico State’s team.

The conference consisted of a social event, a writing competition, the Academic Quiz Bowl, and a business meeting where Scagliotti was elected to his position. The election consisted of a two- to three-minute speech followed by voting. The other three officers that will serve with Scagliotti represent Mississippi State University and Oregon State University.

Scagliotti’s responsibilities during his service will consist of writing newsletters, reviewing member concerns, making changes to the association based on those concerns, and promoting the Student Section to create involvement in the annual Academic Quiz Bowl. 

September 16, 2013