Todd joined APGA in 2005 and is currently the Director of Operations and Administration for APGA, the Chief Operating Officer for the APGA Research Foundation, and the Executive Assistant for the APGA Security and Integrity Foundation. At APGA he works closely with the Operations Committee, Safety Contest and Safety Management Awards and is involved with general Association administration. At the Foundation he is involved with Operator Qualification, the SHRIMP program, the Drug & Alcohol program as well as other safety and education related projects.
In 2018 Todd earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) as well as completed the Institute of Organization Management (IOM), a four-year nonprofit leadership training program.
Todd finished his undergraduate work at Kansas State University in Biological Science and Secondary Education. He then taught high school Biological, Chemical, and Physical Science for one year in Manhattan, Kansas and two years in Atchison, Kansas. He also served as an adjunct Physics professor for Benedictine College. Todd decided to go to graduate school as a Political Science student at Kansas State University. Whilein graduate school, Todd was able to work for Representative Jim Ryun (R-KS) in Washington D.C., Governor Bill Graves in Kansas, and the Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh. He is a fourth generation Kansan with strong ties to agriculture, energy, and business.
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