Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (LEAF)
The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (LEAF) is a new 501(c)3 organization created by the industry to provide tools, training, and support necessary to develop growers and industry members as leaders.
Potato LEAF also serves to encourage members to commit their time and energy to the betterment of the U.S. potato industry as a whole. Potato LEAF supports the cultivation of future leaders through three key programs:
- Leadership development. Growers and industry members will learn what it takes to become effective communicators, influencers, and decision-makers for the industry.
- Educational training. Future leaders will be taught how to broaden their understanding of the key opportunities, practices, and challenges affecting national potato production.
- Advancement opportunities. Participants will build their industry network through opportunities for collaboration with grower-leaders from around the country.