American National CattleWomen Select Kristi Sproul as the New Collegiate Beef Advocacy Program Manager
(August 20, 2020) - American National CattleWomen’s organization has selected Kristi Sproul to serve as their Collegiate Beef Advocacy Program Manager. Sproul will manage the Collegiate Beef Advocate Program. She will work along with ANCW and state cattlewomen’s groups to promote and develop opportunities for the Collegiate Beef Advocates. Sproul will help develop Collegiates of character into tomorrow’s champion advocates for the Beef Industry.
Sproul has a strong background in the cattle industry. Kristi grew up in a ranching family in southeast Montana and following family tradition made her way to Oklahoma State University, receiving her bachelors and master’s degrees through the animal science department. She has had a diverse career spending most of her time in student recruitment at OSU. Currently, she is the Senior External Affairs Coordinator for Public Service Company of Oklahoma- a utility company focused on expanding economic opportunities through rural Oklahoma's energy industry. Kristi and her husband Ryan raise Red Angus cattle and their daughter Annie Kay in Northwest Oklahoma where Ryan's family settled during the land run of 1893. Sproul said, “Working with collegiate students is like a contagious fire that I thrive to be a part of”.
“We are excited to have Kristi join the ANCW team.” Evelyn Greene, President of ANCW said, Kristi understands the collegiate students and relates to them and she has a strong desire to see the collegiate students prosper in agriculture to carry on for generations to come.
The American National CattleWomen Association’s purpose is to empower women who share a passion for the beef community. The American National CattleWomen know that champions are made through character, leadership, and knowledge. The Collegiate Beef Advocacy Program strives to provide outlets for young beef leaders to further develop their passion for the cattle community, all while using their unique strengths to connect with consumers, producers, and peers to share a positive message about beef. For more information about ANCW or ANCW programs visit www.ancw.org.