Centennial, Colo. – The Colorado Ag Leadership Program (CALP) is pleased to announce the addition of Dani Traweek, Pueblo, Colo., as their Executive Director.
Ms. Traweek comes to CALP by way of the Colorado State Fair. She brings experience in fundraising, event marketing and advertising. Growing up in Wyoming on the family sheep farm in a rural town, involvement in 4-H and FFA, a Master of Agriculture from Colorado State University and history in the fair and rodeo industry all lend to a diverse background in Agriculture. Traweek comments, “I’m excited to begin this journey with CALP as it represents everything I’m passionate about; agriculture and helping Agriculturist build valuable leadership, entrepreneurial and communications skills to navigate an ever-increasing complicated world of consumer concern, government policy and technology.”
Ms. Traweek anticipates “hitting the ground running” on Feb. 10 with the upcoming 26th Annual Governor’s Ag Forum taking place at the Renaissance Hotel in Denver on Feb. 22, which will serve as the final project for the 12th graduating class from the program. Class 13 has been selected and will shadow Class 12 as they begin their venture into an intense two year program of leadership development, agriculture industry issues, gubernatorial navigation and international agriculture impacts.
Senator Jerry Sonnenberg serves as the President of the CALP board boasting members from all walks of Agriculture stated, “We are excited about the energy and excitement that Dani brings to our program. Her dedication to agriculture and training leaders in our industry will take the CALP program to new heights.”