Members of the American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) elected five candidates to serve three-year terms on the AGA Board of Directors. The election took place during the annual membership meeting at the 45th Annual AGA National Convention “Moving at the Speed of Change” in Kansas City, Missouri, December 11, 2015.
Newly elected board members are Dennis Gustin, Mandan, North Dakota; Andrea Murray, Kingfisher, Oklahoma; Randy Sienknecht, Gladbrook, Iowa and Jeff Swanson, Oxford, Nebraska. Re-elected to serve a second term was Scott Starr, Stapleton, Nebraska.
The Board of Directors also elected induvial to serve in leadership positions on the 2016 AGA Executive Committee. Neal Pearson was re-elected for a second term as American Gelbvieh Association President.
Elected as vice president was Scott Starr. Duane Strider, Asheboro, North Carolina was elected as secretary and Grant Thayer, Ramah, Colorado was elected as treasurer.
Other members of the AGA Board of Directors are: Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Indiana; Bob Hart, Kansas City, Kansas; David Martin, Judsonia, Arkansas; Dustin Rippe, Hubbell, Nebraska; Lowell Rogers, Seminary, Mississippi and Walter Teeter, Mt. Ulla, North Carolina.
Retiring members of the 2015 AGA Board of Directors were Brian Dunn, St. John, Kansas; Ronnie Rogers, Mendon, Missouri; Gary Tilghman, Glasgow, Kentucky, and Dan Warner, Beaver City, Nebraska. The service of these four gentlemen to the association is greatly appreciated.
Photo caption: The American Gelbvieh Association elected directors and officer for 2016 during its national convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Front row (left to right): David Martin, Judsonia, Ark.; Secretary Duane Strider, Asheboro, N.C.; Vice President Scott Starr, Stapleton, Neb.; President Neal Pearson, Lake City, S.D.; Executive Director Myron Edelman, Westminster, Colo.; Treasurer Grant Thayer, Ramah, Colo.; Bob Hart, Kansas City, Kan.; Jeff Swason, Oxford, Neb.; Dennis Gustin, Mandan, N.D. Back row (left to right): Randy Sienknecht, Gladbrook, Iowa; Andrea Murray, Kingfisher, Okla.; Dustin Rippe, Hubbell, Neb.; Emily Griffiths, Kendallville, Ind.; Andy LeDoux, Angenda, Kan.; Lowell Rogers, Seminary, Miss.; Walter Teeter, Mount Ulla, N.C.