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 also is
involved in her community of Chillicothe, where she has 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 26 branches in 19 towns. Additionally, she manages the family farm of more than 3,000 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 four years and is the stepmother of his four sons. She has four dogs, "her babies," and a cat who "rules the house." She admits she has little time for hobbies, but loves to read and hopes to start scuba diving again and to reinstate her twin engine pilot’s license.