The program is held in Washington, D.C.
in early March and usually consist of 8-10 candidates representing a
broad base of ARA retailer membership. The program consists of two and a half days of classroom instruction in the ARA office followed by a half day of Capitol Hill office visits.
Generally all costs associated with the program are covered. This includes hotel accommodations, meals, and D.C. transportation. Candidate’s member companies are
asked to provide transportation to and from Washington, D.C.
Candidate selection begins in late fall. Eligible member companies will be selected first, followed by candidate nominations and approval. If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact David McKnight at David@aradc.org or (202) 595-1710.
Click here to view the April 2012 Ag Professional story on LAIB.
Click here to view photos from the 2012 class.