Agriculture professor serves on board for national organization
Dr. Thomas H. Paulsen, associate professor and chair of the applied agricultural and food studies program at Morningside College, is serving a two-year term on the board of directors for the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) organization.
Paulsen represents the Central Region, serving as a liaison between the board and membership across the central United States.
NACTA is a professional society that promotes, recognizes and rewards excellence in teaching agriculture and related subjects at the postsecondary level. Members are from two-year and four-year colleges.
Paulsen joined the faculty at Morningside College in 2016. Previously, he served for 21 years as a high school agricultural education instructor and FFA adviser and eight years as the coordinator of the agricultural teacher education program and professor-in-charge of the student-managed Ag 450 farm at Iowa State University in Ames. He has a doctorate in agricultural education from Iowa State University.