MANRRS Membership

Membership is open to anyone with a vital interest in promoting diversity and inclusion in agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences. Membership categories include student, professional, associate, and business.

Students

A student member is an undergraduate or graduate enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited educational institution. Yearly dues: $20 ($10 national chapter, $10 local chapter)

Professionals/Associates/Businesses

A professional member is any person who is employed and is not enrolled as a full-time student at any higher education institution. Yearly dues: $75

To become a member, you may either:

  • Attend our general body meetings and pay your membership fees to our local chapter, or
  • Register on the MANRRS national website.

If you need more information about becoming a member of the University of Georgia Chapter of MANRRS, please email us at georgiamanrrs@gmail.com.

Benefits of Membership

It is our goal to provide the student members of our organization with the support to become productive citizens by involving them in leadership-development activities, educational opportunities, and job-readiness training. We also facilitate internship and employment placement in careers in agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences. The primary benefits of being a MANRRS member are the opportunities to hone leadership and public speaking skills, network with other students and professionals, connect with the local community through various service projects, and access scholarships and internships. Other benefits include:

  • Development of professional and leadership skills.
  • Exposure to top graduate programs, internships, and employers.
  • Participation in the national conference.
  • Interaction with a diverse network of life science professionals.
  • Having fun!

Executive Board

Name

Position

Major

Thomas Gottilla

 President

Applied Biotechnology

Alexandria Maddox

 Vice President

Biological Science

Jasmyn Reddicks

 Treasurer

Food Science 

Travia Clemons

 Secretary

Applied Biotechnology

Bria Barrett

 Parliamentarian

Applied Biotechnology

Destinee Jackson

 Programs Chair

Animal Science

Riya Kansara

 Public Relations Chair

Biological Science

Jala Johnston        

 Conference Chair

Animal Science

Ayodele Daré

 National Undergraduate Vice President of Region II  

Agricultural Communications

 

 

 

 


Director

Dr. Victoria David Administrative Director
Office of Diversity Affairs

Faculty Advisor

Shavannor M. Smith Associate Professor, Molecular Genetics of Host Plant Resistance
Plant Pathology

Staff Advisor

Narke Norton Program Coordinator I
Office of Diversity Affairs