2017 NCBA Policy Division Chairman
Joe Guild is a fourth generation Nevadan with roots dating back to the late 1850s. He is a third generation Nevada Lawyer licensed to practice in Nevada and California. He and his partner own Great Basin Resource Advocates, a full service ranch management consulting firm. They currently operate a cow- calf ranch for a family trust located on private and US Forest Service land in Douglas County, Nevada and Alpine County, California. They also run a small herd of their own cattle on this ranch. He is a member of the management team of a very large cattle, sheep and dairy hay ranch in Eastern Nevada which operates on private and public lands. He has managed ranches and represented ranch interests for over forty years.
He is a Past President of the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association and was named Cattleman of the Year in 2001. He is a past chair of the NCBA Tax and Credit and Public Lands Committees. He is the immediate past NCBA Region VI Vice- President. He has served on numerous NCBA task forces over the years. He is also the Past President of the Nevada Agricultural Foundation. He is an alumnus of the University of Nevada Reno and is a member of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources advisory committee.
He is a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War; First Lieutenant with an Honorable Discharge. He is married to Catherine. They have five children and four grandchildren.