ADVISOR BRANDI CRIVELLO
A graduate of Fortuna High School, Brandi chose to attend Cal Poly and receive a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a Master's in Agriculture Education. Ms. Crivello teaches Veterinary Science, Animal Science, Wood I/II, Agriculture Biology, and Ag Leadership. She has two dogs named Cali and Meg and a horse named The Bay. In her free time she enjoys riding horses and working cattle.
ADVISOR CHRIS HILDEBRAND
Chris Hildebrand graduated from Atascadero High School and completed his Bachelor of Science at Cal Poly in Agriculture Business and Master's in Agriculture Education. Mr. Hildebrand teaches Welding, Intro to Ag Mechanics, CAD classes, and School Farm Management. He has three children, Noland, Kayla, and Lilly. Chris enjoys spending time with his kids and his cattle in his free time.
ADVISOR ERICA GUIDO
A graduate of Linden High School, Erica chose to follow a passion for agriculture and received her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education. Ms. Guido specialized in Horticulture and is currently pursuing her Masters Degree. Ms. Guido teaches Floral Design, Horticulture, Viticulture, Greenhouse Management, and Wood I. Erica enjoys spending time with friends and family in her free time.
President Clarissa Ballo
“As a four year FFA member, I am more than excited to be coming into my last year as Chapter President. I have been a member of the Vet Science Team and love to be as active as possible with many FFA activities. Showing pigs and horse production are my SAE projects in which I dedicate most of my time to. My passion continues to be riding horses and barrel racing. I can't wait to make this year another one to remember!”
vice president Brent Hill
“This will be my third year in the FFA and my second year as an officer. I participate in Advanced Parliamentary Procedure and I plan to compete in the Prepared Public Speaking contest. My SAE project consists of working with my father to spray my property with pesticides. I am very excited to be serving as the Templeton FFA Vice President!”
secretary Julia Aurignac
“This is my third year in FFA and my second year being a chapter officer. I am a member of the Parliamentary Procedure Team, have participated in Opening and Closing, and have competed in project competition. My SAE projects include sheep production, market sheep, breeding cattle, and market hog projects. In my free time I am dedicated to basketball, FNL, track and field, CSF, and my livestock projects. I am very excited for this next year serving as your Chapter Secretary! :)”
treasurer Hailey Hurdle
“This is my third year in FFA and my first as an officer. I compete on both the Veterinary Science Team and the Advanced Parliamentary Procedure Team. I have participated in Opening and Closing and my SAE project is raising market hogs. Outside of FFA, I am a part of the THS varsity basketball team, Friday Night Live Club, and the California Scholarship Federation. I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and livestock. I am extremely excited to be serving as your 2016-17 Chapter Treasurer!”
reporter garrett cooper
“This is my third year in FFA and first year as an officer. I am a member of the Livestock Judging Team and participate in opening and closing as well as attending state conference. My SAE projects include jackpots and showing steers and heifers at multiple fairs. In my free time, I am dedicated to my steers and heifers and practicing for livestock judging team. I am very excited about the upcoming year as your Chapter Reporter!”
Sentinel Shane Simonin
“This is my second year in the FFA and my first year as an officer. I am a part of the Livestock Judging Team. I show steers and replacement heifers through Templeton FFA. My SAE project consists of breeding my own cattle. I am super excited to be serving as your Chapter Sentinel!”
Upcoming FFA Events
Chapter Meetings = 1st Tuesday of the Month @ 6:30 in the MPR.