FCLS Class I

Applications for the Florida Cattlemen’s Association Leadership Academy (FCLA) Class II are now being accepted. Download the Application
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 Class I

Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.22.56 PMJim Burnette is employed by Lykes Brothers. His family has a pure bred operation in Kenansville. He and his wife Leslie and their two daughters Lorena and Loralye reside in Lake Placid.

 

 

 

Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.24.53 PMBernie LeFils is a graduate of UF and Stetson, a CPA and also works on the family ranch in Osteen. Currently, he serves as the Vice-President of the Volusia County Cattlemen’s Association. Bernie and his wife Avery reside in Lake Helen, FL.
 

 

 

Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.23.33 PMPhilip Clark is originally from Melbourne FL. He is the Natural resources manager for the Seminole Tribe of Florida. He is also involved in his family’s cattle operation.
 

 

 
Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.25.04 PMJosh McLendon is a current student at the University of Florida and Vice President of the University’s Block and Bridle Club. He is representing Gadsden County Cattleman’s Association in FCLA Class I. He is graduating in May of 2016 with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science/Beef Industry Option.
 

 

 
Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.24.09 PMChance Clay is 6th generation rancher on Clay ranch. He is representing Putnam County Cattlemen’s Association in class 1 of the FCLA. Chance works with his family on their Cow Calf operation and on their commercial blueberry farm. Chance and his wife Sarah live in San Mateo, Fl.
 

 

 
Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.25.14 PMJeremy Waters was born abroad in Germany and raised in Punta Gorda. He is the Ranch Foreman at Longino Ranch. He and his wife Rachel have 3 children and have their own cow/calf herd.
 

 

 
Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.24.24 PMJason Conrad is the General Manager for Rocking S Farms in Hillsborough & Polk Counties. Jason lives in Dover with his wife Stephanie, and their Four children. He is thankful to the Hillsborough County Cattlemen for nominating him for FCLA Class 1.
 

 

 
Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.25.22 PMDr. LuJean Waters is a large animal veterinarian who owns and operates Heartland Large Animal Services out of Polk County. Dr. Waters and her fiancé Ike Stein work on many central Florida ranches, as well as their own growing herd. When not working, Ike and LuJean enjoy spending time with their son Zibe while competing as well as sponsoring veterinary care at ranch rodeos throughout the state.
 

 

 
Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.24.36 PMMike Facente is a wildland firefighter and acting mitigation specialist for the Florida Forest Service. He is a Director for Polk County Cattleman’s and he and his wife Amie, have their own cow/calf operation together with their children, Carrie, Kaylee, Radley, and Karlin.
 

 

 

Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 3.25.33 PMMichael Woodham lives in Parrish, FL with his wife Michelle and 2 sons Preston and Barrett. He works for David Cannon Well Drilling. He owns his own herd of cattle, and enjoys teaching his boys about the responsibility of raising and caring for cattle.

Applications for the Florida Cattlemen’s Association Leadership Academy (FCLA) Class II are now being accepted. Download the Application
or… Contact Dusty Holley dusty@floridacattlemen.org (863) 287-8591 for more information


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