Sarah J. Morton is a third generational beef cattle farmer of Central, Virginia. She is a passionate innovative pioneer, and trailblazer with expertise in transforming concepts into high impact results. Sarah received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Virginia State University, Masters of Science in Career and Technical Education from Virginia Tech and post-graduate endorsement in administration and supervision from University of Virginia and is completing a Doctorate of Philosophy from Virginia Tech. Sarah’s professional career reflects the following career paths: K-12 Educator, Administrator, Director, Chief Financial Officer for National Non-Profit, USDA, Agricultural Sales, Health Administration and Higher Education Educator.
She optimizes and advances experiential program content around transformational leadership, best practices in education, agriculture preservation, non-profit management, and grassroots organizational sectors. Sarah uses conceptualized sector strategies to establish a framework to develop growth plans, program integration and strategies for building economies of scale and sustainability.
A servant leader and change agent who focuses on academic equity, economic equity, agricultural sustainability and local food access. Her professional Motto: Engage, Educate Empower! Academic & Economic Equity for All.
She is a founding member of the Minority Veteran Farmers of the Piedmont. Our mission is educating communities on sustainable and scalable agricultural practices. Vision is creating awareness on rural living and environmental benefits to ensure local food access and security to build strong youth, and healthy families.