Committee Leadership


Consumer Trust  

Janna Stubss, TX, Co-Chair (C)
Scott McGregor, IA, Co-Chair (F)

Export Growth

Clark Price, ND, Co-Chair (F)
Hugh Sanburg, CO, Co-Chair (C)


Ted Reichmann, MN, Co-Chair (C)
Buck Wehrbein, NE, Co-Chair (F)

Nutrition & Health

Barb Downey, KS, Co-Chair (F)


Scott Niess, IA, Co-Chair (F)
Mike Smith, CA, Co-Chair (C)


Checkoff Working Groups

Market Research Working Group

AL Lyman, IL, Co-Chair (F)
Norman Voyles, IN, Co-Chair (C)

Investor Relations Working Group

Kristin Larson, MT, Co-Chair (F)
Jo Stanko, CO, Co-Chair (C)



F- Federation, C- Cattlemen's Beef Board


Ag & Food Policy

Dave DeLaney, TX, Chair 
Debbie Lyons-Blythe, KS, Vice Chair

Cattle Health & Well Being

Jimmy Holliman, AL, Chair 
Dale Grotelueschen, NE, Vice Chair 

Federal Lands

Rex Sacco, UT, Chair 
JJ Goicoechea, NV, Vice Chair

Live Cattle Marketing

Myron Williams, SD, Chair 
Steve Sunderman, NE, Vice Chair

International Trade 

Jason Zahn, ND, Chair 
Missy Bonds, TX, Vice Chair

Political Action

Mark Spurgin, NE, Chair 
Ed Greiman, IA Vice Chair

Property Rights/Envir.Mgt.

Tim Koopmann, CA,  Chair
Tom McDonald, TX, Vice Chair

Tax & Credit

Gene Copenhaver, VA, Chair
Scott Peterson, NE, Vice Chair 

NCBA Membership 

Jerry Bohn, KS, Chair
Don Schiefelbein, MN, Vice Chair



Finance & Audit

Joe Guild, NV, Chair


Jackie Means, TX, Chair
Steve Hanson
, NE, Vice Chair


Craig Uden, NE, Chair 


Alisa Ogden, NM, Chair 
Mary Ann Kniebel, KS, Vice Chair 



Livestock Marketing

Margaret Ann Smith, VA, Chair
Tod Fleming, WI, Vice Chair 

Allied Industry

Paul Parker, NJ, Chair
Michele Egan, GA, Vice Chair

Product Council

Gail Venrick, OH, Chair
Chad Banker, MO, Vice Chair

Young Beef Leader Advisory Group

Ryan Miller, KY, Region I
Will Mayfield, TN, Region II
Austin Arndt, WI, Region III
Zac Pogue, OK, Region IV
Eamon O'Toole, WY, Region V
Jason Small, HI, Region VI
Keith Bryant, KS, Region VII


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