Cattlemen’s Beef Board Seats New Members

US - The Cattlemen’s Beef Board seated new board members and elected officers and representatives to its 2009 Executive Committee and the Beef Promotion Operating Committee during its annual meeting in Phoenix on Jan. 31.
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In addition, the Beef Board unanimously elected Massachusetts dairywoman Lucinda Williams to serve as 2009 chairman of the Board, with outgoing chairman Dave Bateman of Illinois handing over the gavel as he ended his chairmanship. Texas cow-calf producer Dan Dierschke was elected vice chairman, and Tom Jones, a cattleman from Arkansas, was elected to serve as secretary/treasurer of the Beef Board for the year.

After being appointed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in December, a total of 32 Board members – including 15 new members and 17 existing members who were appointed to a second term – were seated for service on the Beef Board after taking the oath of office from USDA representative William Sessions during a CBB meeting on Jan. 28.

New members seated and the states they represent include: G. Hughes Abell, Texas; Kim Brackett, Idaho; Joyce Bupp, Pennsylvania; Wesley Grau, New Mexico; Ted Greidanus, California; Dorith Maron, Importer; F. Henry Maxey, Jr., Virginia; Roland May, Kansas; Stephen Orodenker, Importer; Chris Schluntz, Nebraska; Daniel Smith, Kentucky; Phyllis Snyder, Colorado; Michael Stahly, South Dakota; Jay Stovall, Montana; and Kelvin Whall, Importer.

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