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TAMMY STEELE

The Host of the Saving Rural America Live Internet Talk Radio Show is WCSHC Team Leader Frank Taylor the

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THE SAVING RURAL AMERICA LIVE INTERNET TALK RADIO SHOW • THURS. JAN 12, 2012 • 6PM – 7:00PM and she does not show any signs of slowing down.

You Go Girl! For more info on NWIAA go to: www.nationalwomeninag.com. We are excited to announce NWIAA’s 2nd Annual Symposium will be held April 19th – 21st, 2012 at historical Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama. Please be sure to visit the link below to sign up: http://www.conf2012. nationalwomeninag.org/. A limited number of scholarships will be available. Call in number to speak with the host (323) 580-5735 Find past and up coming shows at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ savingruralamerica

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Strategic Action Team Leader; she serves on scholarship committees, received National award at 69th Annual Professional Agriculture Workers Conference L.A. Potts Success Stories for Service to Socially Disadvantaged and the New Generation of Farmers and Ranchers. Tammy tries to assist every child to not be left behind due to economic constraints. Ms. Steele was born and raised on a farm and received her secondary education in the rural community of Wewoka Oklahoma. After graduating high school, Mrs. Steele left Oklahoma to pursue her business career in Urban America, on Wall Street in New York, New York. After receiving her Legal degree at New York University Law School and acquiring legal business experience on Wall Street, she returned home to Oklahoma to give back to Oklahoma Rural Communities and her family farm. Coupling with her New York education and business experiences, she worked full-time in the Oklahoma Corporate legal arena and obtained a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA). In further efforts to educate herself, as much as, possible to give back, develop and assist with socially disadvantaged individuals in Rural America. Ms. Steele calls herself the urban cowgirl; and agriculture business colleagues in Washington D.C. call her the Taminator due to her savvy business skills coupled with her agriculture farm background. Needless to say, Ms. Steele’s executive business assets are definitely bringing Rural Minority America into a different technical age

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Tammy Gray-Steele, Executive Director for the National Women In Ag. Association. Ms. Steele’s primary goal is developing good character in children and in women. Ms. Steele feels and sees the urgency of rural socially disadvantaged women, in particular women of color. She feels that a child cannot be developed if the parent(s) is not developed. Land retention and keeping youth active in agricultural sciences and sustainable rural development issues is one the primary focuses for National Women in Ag. Association, assisting more college graduates to come to the forefront to help save minority farmers will also be a primary focus. She lives by her adored late grandfather, George Roberts Sr.’s favorite statement that he would often preach to his family members in order to mentor and groom them for the world, “Someone has to Care”. Ms. Steele is giving back to rural communities through her extensive business/legal experience, educational background, farm heritage and charming personality. She tells people that she takes everything she learned in Corporate America and brings it back to rural organizations. In addition to her busy corporate life and rural development activities, Ms. Steele is a Youth Sunday School teacher; and gives her all, by mentoring and grooming teenagers for Corporate America. Ms. Steele is an active SARE Advisory Main Council Member; Obama Administration appointed USDA-NASS Advisory Councilwoman; and was an appointed USDA


SAVING RURAL AMERICA’S HOST FEATURES TAMMY STEELE