Spencer B. Tuma is seeking the position of Director of National Legislative Programs within the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation.
12/2016 to Current
Field RepresentativeUnited States House of Representatives | Office of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler
Serve as a liaison between constituents of Missouri's Fourth District and their federal government.
Work with a team to identify key stakeholders and events for the Congresswoman to consider.
Provide information and key talking points to constituents, team members, and Congresswoman Hartzler.
03/2016 to 12/2016
Campaign Political DirectorVicky Hartzler for Congress
Manage, coordinate, and execute district events over an area of 24 counties in the state of Missouri for the reelection of Vicky Hartzler to a fourth term in Congress.
Ensure that campaign materials, volunteers, and staff are present at events and enthusiastically spreading the word about the candidate.
Work with the campaign team to provide information regarding the candidate and policies.
06/2015 to 09/2015
Legislative Affairs InternMissouri Farm Bureau Federation
Collaborate with full-time advocates and assistants to initiate the annual policy development meetings for Missouri Farm Bureau.
Write articles for a bi-weekly newsletter that highlights key legislation to Farm Bureau members.
Coordinate with other interns to plan and execute an educational presentation for FFA Camp.
Assist in coordinating speakers, agendas, and activities for the Midwest Legislative Conference in Branson, MO.
Attend meetings and events on behalf of Farm Bureau to promote pro-agricultural legislation and initiatives in Missouri and around the country.
05/2014 to 08/2014
Constituent Services InternUnited States House of Representatives | Office of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler － Columbia, MO
Assist in initiating Congressional inquiries on behalf of constituents, design marketing materials for events, plan and execute public events such as a Human Trafficking Summit and District Farm Tour, coordinate with district and DC staff members to plan visits and staff meetings, and perform daily administrative tasks including phone management, mail sorting, and meeting with constituents.
08/2012 to 12/2015
Student Manager of EventsTiger Garden － Columbia, MO
Work with a team of employees to effectively plan and execute events of all sizes in Columbia and the surrounding areas.
Coordinate all deliveries in the shop, order inventory, assist in advertisement and promotions, design floral arrangements to be delivered to the public, assist in educating new employees about day-to-day business tasks, and manage a shop budget that covers labor, cost of goods sold, overhead cost, and monthly set costs.
Master of Public Affairs: Public Policy AnalysisUniversity of Missouri - Columbia; Harry S Truman School of Public AffairsPublic Policy Analysis
Bachelor of Science: Plant Sciences Agricultural EconomicsUniversity of Missouri - ColumbiaPlant Sciences 3.39 Agricultural Economics
High School Diploma
College Preparatory CertificateNortheast Vernon County High School4.11
Mastery of Microsoft Office
*FFA American Degree Recipient
*Collegiate Farm Bureau Officer
*Collegiate Farm Bureau Resolutions Committee Chairwoman
*2015 University of Missouri CAFNR Outstanding Senior
*2016 American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet Sweet 16 Finalist
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