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Opening Sessions

Bob Goff

Bob Goff

Bob Goff is the New York Times Best-Selling Author of Love Does and Everybody Always, the Honorary Consul to the Republic of Uganda, an attorney, and the founder of Love Does—a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq and Somalia. He’s a lover of balloons, cake pops, and helping people pursue their big dreams.

Bob’s greatest ambitions in life are to love others, do stuff, and, most importantly, to hold hands with his wife Sweet Maria Goff and spend time with their amazing kids. For more, check out BobGoff.com and LoveDoes.org

Bob Goff will speak during Opening Session 1A on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 3:30 p.m. and Opening Session 1B on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 8 a.m. Tickets for each session are available through convention registration.

Sixth Session

Michelle Poler

Michelle Poler

Born and raised in Caracas-Venezuela, Michelle Poler is a creative and passionate social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, fear facer, and branding strategist.

In efforts to re-write her definition of fear, Michelle completed a project where she faced 100 fears in 100 days. At around day 40, the project was discovered by the media becoming a worldwide viral phenomenon.

She is the Founder of Hello Fears (Instagram: @hellofears), a social movement empowering millions to step outside of the comfort zone and tap into their full potential. She has spoken at TEDx, Google, INBOUND, Facebook, ESPN, Netflix, Procter and Gamble, Microsoft, Toyota, World Domination Summit, Festival of Media Global, and many more.

Her work has been featured on Forbes, CBS, CNN, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, The TODAY Show, Fox News, Telemundo, Glamour, Elle, The Rachael Ray Show, Refinery29, PSFK, Mashable and Daily Mail among many others.

In 2017 she started speaking to the younger generation. Since then, she has empowered over 100,000 students at schools and universities around the world to live with courage, find their authenticity and embrace their growth paths.

Michelle Poler will speak during the Sixth General Session on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

All General Sessions

2018-19 National FFA Officer Team

National FFA Officer Team

The 2018-19 National FFA Officers are proud to host the sessions of the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo in Lucas Oil Stadium.

Luke O’Leary, National FFA President
Retiring Address: Opening Session 1B
Host: Third & Seventh General Sessions

Layni LeBlanc, National FFA Secretary
Retiring Address: Fourth General Session
Session Host: Fifth & Eighth General Sessions

Shea Booster, Western Region Vice President
Retiring Address: Second General Session
Session Host: Sixth General Session

Jordan Stowe, Southern Region Vice President
Retiring Address: Third General Session
Session Host: Fourth & Fifth General Sessions

Ridge Hughbanks, Central Region Vice President
Retiring Address: Sixth General Session
Session Host: Opening Sessions 1A & 1B

Adrian Schunk, Eastern Region Vice President
Retiring Address: Eighth General Session
Session Host: Second & Fifth General Sessions