Post Secondary Agriculture Student Organization (PAS)

he National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization(PAS) is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates.

PAS is one of the ten career and technical student organizations that has been approved by the U. S. Department of Education as an integral part of career and technical education.

Officers and Boards Members at 2013 Fall Leadership Conference in Sioux Center, Iowa


2013-14 Ridgewater PAS Officers and Board Members

About PAS

The national organization was organized in March 1979 under Draft Bylaws. PAS was officially founded in March 1980 in Kansas City, Missouri. PAS is ready to celebrate 30 years of growth and success and to look into the future.

The membership now totals some 1,300 members from 62 Chapters located in 18 states. It is available to students in agriculture/agribusiness/natural resources postsecondary programs in approximately 550 institutions in all 50 states.
The National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization provides opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation.
PAS aspires to be the premier leadership and career development organization serving college agriculture students.

 "Uniting Education and Industry in Agriculture."

One of our main purposes is to provide an opportunity for developing leadership abilities through participation in the employment experience programs, course work, and organization activities.
Individual Leadership Abilities
Intellectual Growth
Technical Competency
Strong Personal Ethics
Life Long Learning
Education and Industry Partnerships

PAS Members Kady & Jenna at Welcome Day 2013















































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