Committee Leadership


Domestic Consumer Preference

Terri Carstensen, IA, Co-Chair
Laurie Munns
, UT, Co-Chair


Diane Kirkbride, WY, Co-Chair
Joan Ruskamp, NE, Co-Chair


Mike McCormick, MS, Co-Chair
Jerry Bohn, KS, Co-Chair


Scott McGregor, IA, Co-Chair
Barbara Jackson, AZ, Co-Chair

Nutrition & Health

Clay Burtrum, OK, Co-Chair
Jo Stanko, CO, Co-Chair


Jim Steinbeisser, MT, Co-Chair
Barbara Jacques, OK, Co-Chair


Global Growth

Dave Edmiston,TX, Co-Chair 
Morgan Evans, ID, Co-Chair

Beef's Image

Jana Malot, PA, Co-Chair 
Austin Brown, III, TX, Co-Chair

Freedom To Operate

Chuck Kiker III, TX, Co-Chair
Mark Harms, KS, Co-Chair

Checkoff Working Groups

Market Research Working Group

Susie O'Brien, TX, Chair 
Janna Stubs, TX, Vice Chair 

Producer Communications Working Group

Jeanne Harland, IL, Chair 
Larry Jones, KS, Vice Chair 



Ag & Food Policy

J Kent Bamford, CO, Chair 
Todd Mortenson, SD, Vice Chair

Cattle Health & Well Being

Lewis "Bud" Dinges, TX Chair 
Jimmy Holliman, AL Vice Chair 

Federal Lands

Robbie LeValley, CO, Chair 
Rex Sacco, UT, Vice Chair

Cattle Marketing & International Trade

Ed Greiman, IA, Chair 
Joe Kovanda, MO, Vice Chair

Political Action

Jim Strickland, FL, Chair 
JD Alexander, NE, Vice Chair

Property Rights/Envir.Mgt.

Joe Leathers, TX,  Chair
Tim Koopmann, CA, Vice Chair

Tax & Credit

Bill Slovek, SD, Chair
Gene Copenhaver, VA, Vice Chair 

NCBA Membership

Kevin Kester, CA, Chair 
Steve Scott, TN, Vice Chair  



Finance & Audit

Marty Smith, FL, Chair


Ted Greidanus, CA, Co-Chair
Dawn Caldwell
, NE, Co-Chair


Bob McCan, TX, Chair 


Jaclyn Wilson, NE Chair 
Alisa Ogden, NM, Vice Chair 



Livestock Marketing

Dennis Metzger,CA, Chair
Margaret Ann Smith,VA, Vice Chair 

Allied Industry

Todd Firkins, KS,  Chair 

Product Council

Kevin Hueser, SD, Chair 

Young Beef Leaders

Keith Nantz, OR, Chair 


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