Pork leadership institute announces class of 2024

USAgNet - 01/04/2024

The Pork Leadership Institute (PLI), a collaborative effort between the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the National Pork Board (NPB), has revealed its Class of 2024. This year's lineup includes 19 exceptional pork producers from various states, each chosen for their potential to shape the future of the pork industry.

The PLI program, renowned for its comprehensive training, aims to create knowledgeable ambassadors and future leaders. Participants will undergo an intensive year-long training covering federal legislative and regulatory processes, international trade, roles of national pork organizations, and state pork associations, along with tackling contemporary challenges faced by producers.

The Class of 2024 features individuals from states like Alabama, Arizona, California, and many others. These participants will receive extensive media and communications training, preparing them to be effective advocates for the pork industry at all levels, from local communities to the nation's capital.

Bryan Humphreys, CEO of NPPC, highlights the importance of the PLI, emphasizing its role in the success and advocacy of pork producers. This strategic initiative not only fosters leadership skills but also ensures the participants are well-equipped to represent and advance the interests of the pork industry.

Discover more about the transformative journey these leaders will embark on at the Pork Leadership Institute, a program designed to nurture and prepare the next generation of industry trailblazers.

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