Clovia Ketchum, President Elect Clovia Ketchum was just elected as President Elect for the Texas Young Farmers. She has served as Secretary for the past two years. A member of the San Saba County Young Farmers, Clovia has been involved with the organization for a total of 42 years, and has been a member for 25 years. She is also actively involved in a farming and ranching operation raising wheat, oats, market sheep, and goats. Clovia has been marred to Tommy Ketchum for 37 years. They have hosted 2 international exchange Young Farmers, George Pate of Scotland and Bren Evans from Wales. Together the Ketchums have attended 14 past National Institute Conventions across the United States. Clovia has served on the Institute Planning Committees hosted by Texas in 1997 and 2013. Employed by the Hill Country Community Action Association as the Energy Assistance Program Director, whom she has been with for 28 years. Clovia also serves as the Treasurer of the Colorado Bend State Park Friends Group, was with the San Saba County Volunteer EMS for 13 years, and is a member of the Bend Church of Christ.
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2018 Texas Young Farmers State Officers
[Front] Natalie Swenson, Lisa Brown, Connie Koopmann, Clovia Ketchum, Roy Ward, Makayla Cruz, Savannah Martinez, Stephanie Wood, Trina Holaway. [Back] Herb Casey, Bob Young, Don Beene, Ken Hedrick, Robert Bland, Charlie Rochester [Not Pictured] Terry Hausenfluck