Carrie Almond was elected NFRW treasurer at the 36th Biennial Convention in Kansas City and took office in January 2012. She is the director of NFRW Region 6, which includes Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.
Previously, she served as NFRW member-at-large, executive liaison to the NFRW Public Relations Committee and director of NFRW Region 8. She has been active in the NFRW since her involvement with the Missouri FRW, for which she served as president, 1st vice president, 2nd vice president and treasurer.
Almond is also involved in her community of Chillicothe, where she served as treasurer of the Livingston County Animal Shelter for 10 years and has been active in the local arts council and rotary club. She also was the previous treasurer of Grace Episcopal Church and served three terms on the Vestry.
Almond is an executive vice president of Citizens Bank & Trust, a northern Missouri bank with 23 branches in 19 towns. Additionally, she manages the family farm of more than 2,000 acres. Her banking career spans the states of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, she worked for the Union Bank of Switzerland in Lausanne.
She has been married to Scott Huddleston for six years and is the stepmother of his four sons. She has six dogs, all rescues, "her babies," and a cat who "rules the house." She admits she has little time for hobbies, but loves to read and travel and hopes one day to find time to start scuba diving again and to reinstate her twin engine pilot's license.