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August 10, 2006

Miller is president-elect of national association

Fred Miller

Fred Miller, Catawba County Extension director, has been elected president-elect of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) for 2006-07. His election positions him to serve as president of the organization the following year, making him the first North Carolina agent to serve in that capacity.

He will become president of NACAA during the 2007 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference (AM/PIC) and conclude his one-year term at the 2008 NACAA AM/PIC, which will be held in North Carolina.

Miller has a long history of involvement in the state, regional and national ag agents' associations. He served as secretary of NACAA in 2003-05 and as vice president for 2005-06. He also has received NACCA's Distinguished Service Award, Communications Award and Achievement Award.

He served as Southern Regional Director of NACAA, 2001-03, and as vice director, 1999-2001. In 1996, he was president of the North Carolina Association of County Agricultural Agents.

Miller earned bachelor's and master's degrees in horticultural science, both from N.C. State University. He began work for North Carolina Cooperative Extension in 1981 as a Forsyth County horticultural agent. In 1989, he became Catawba County Extension director.

-N. Hampton

Posted by Natalie at August 10, 2006 04:04 PM