State Staff

Nebraska Department of Education

Nebraska Agricultural Education and the FFA Association support the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR) Career Field and are housed in the Nebraska Career Education section of the Nebraska Department of Education.  Contact State Staff with questions about curriculum, programs, events and more.

Stacie Turnbull, Ph.D.
AFNR Career Field Specialist &
State Director of Agricultural Education

(402) 310-8344

Best contact for…
-New programs
-Professional development
-Teacher support (including: Programs of Study, Standards, Course Coding).

Sarah Heideman
AFNR Career Field Specialist,
State FFA Advisor

(402) 432-2868

Best contact for…
– FFA State Officer Inquiries and Requests
– FFA Agriscience Fair
– AET Awards Application Support
– FFA Degrees, Star, and Proficiency Awards Programs
– FFA Cornerstone and Honorary Degree
– FFA National Chapter Award Program
– Governors Agriculture Award of Excellence
– FFA Chorus & Talent
– FFA Hall of Chapters
– Agriculture Issues Academy
– Local FFA Alumni Support
– SAE for All Implementation and Support

Donelle Wolters
State FFA Leadership & Program Manager

Heather Norberg
Career and Technical Education Office Associate

(531) 229-3119

Send FFA Materials to:
Nebraska FFA Association
PO Box 95067
Lincoln, NE 68509-5067

Send FFA Payments to:
Nebraska FFA Association
℅ Grafton & Associates, PC
5935 South 56th Street, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68516

It is the policy of the Nebraska Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, or genetic information in its educational programs, admission policies, employment, or other agency programs. 

The Nebraska Department of Education recognizes the value of Career & Technical Student Organizations in the personal and professional development of career education students through Nebraska Career Education. Per state statute 79-772-79-775, the Nebraska Department of Education provides financial and administrative support for state leadership and administration of Nebraska FFA. 

Updated April 24, 2023 11:54am