Region 1 counties includes: Austin, Bell, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Grimes, Hamilton, Hill, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Madison, McLennan, Milam, Navarro, Robertson, Somervell, Washington
Regional One Director:
James Fairchild, Region 1 Director
James grew up in Houston, Texas. He attended Baylor University and graduated in 2009 with a B.A. in Speech Communication. He began his agricultural career coordinating recreational horse activities at a local children’s home, where he saw the beneficial effects youth experienced working with animals. James went to graduate school at Texas A&M University studying Agricultural (youth) Development. He graduated in 2013 with M. Ag in Agricultural Development. James was an ag teacher at a residential children’s home, Farm Manager at World Hunger Relief in Waco, Texas and is currently a part representative at United Ag and Turf. In his free time he enjoys gardening, bee-keeping, and caring for his chickens.
Connect with James at firstname.lastname@example.org