New National Ag Consultant President Focuses on Adding Value to ASAC Members
STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS (AgPR) Feb. 11, 2021 – When Ethan Robertson, Auburn, Maine, took the presidential reins of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants (ASAC) for the 2021 year, he had exciting plans for the organization. He has wasted no time in making that happen.
As a Business Consultant with Farm Credit East in Auburn, Maine, Robertson provides leadership and guidance to agricultural producers on a daily basis. This year, he gets to expand that direction and impact agricultural consultants and their clients across the nation.
“ASAC is recognized for the caliber of ag consultants who join together to improve their capabilities by pursuing growth on a national and global level,” Robertson said. “I hope to move this premier organization forward in terms of the value we provide to individual members, and therefore magnify the positive impact ag consultants have with their producer clients each day.”
Robertson is well-respected among fellow members as a strong leader, after having steered the planning group for the inaugural and highly-successful virtual annual conference in November 2020. Previously, he served as the President-Elect and Vice President/Secretary. Robertson has also served in numerous leadership roles in his local community and in other organizations. Specifically, he served as President of the Somerset County Farm Bureau for five years, 2013 through 2018.
He and his wife Emilee have three sons, Ashton, Cohen and Bennet.
Other members of the incoming ASAC officer slate include Immediate Past President Mick Lewis CAC, of Arkansas City, Kansas; Kyle Walker CAC of Clive, Iowa; Pete Weisenberger of Tyler, Texas; and Chief Financial Officer Russell Morgan of Paducah, Kentucky. Directors include Steve McWilliams, Omaha, Nebraska; Keith Dickinson ACA, Bridgeton, New Jersey; Ron Rabou, Albin, Wyoming; and Joanna Lidback CAC, Barton, Vermont.
About American Society of Agricultural Consultants (ASAC)
Borne of the visionary need to form an organization focused on the professionalism of consulting in agriculture, ASAC was formed in 1963. Its members comprise an experienced, diverse and influential group of agricultural consultants.
The American Society of Agricultural Consultants (ASAC) is a non-profit association dedicated to raising the ethical standards and professionalism of agricultural consultants. ASAC is the only professional association representing the entire spectrum of agricultural consulting. Members are located throughout the United States. They serve clientele both domestically and globally. For more information visit their website: agconsultants.org.