Gelbvieh Association elects new directors, leadership
The American Gelbvieh Association elected directors and officers for 2009 at the annual convention in Denver, Colo. Seated from left: Mark Goes, Nebraska; Nancy Wilkinson, Colorado; Jim Beastrom, South Dakota, Treasurer; Vaughn Thorstenson, South Dakota, President; Al Knapp, Kansas, Vice President; Randy Gallaway, Oklahoma, Secretary; and Wayne Vanderwert, AGA Executive Director. Standing from left are directors: Jerry Grund, Kansas; John Huston, Mississippi; Brian Schafer, Minnesota; Dave Judd, Kansas; Rob Arnold, North Dakota; Steve Arp, Wisconsin; Dick Helms, Nebraska; Ken Flikkema, Montana; and Bob Prosser, Arizona.
The American Gelbvieh Association elected new directors and leadership during its annual meeting at the 2009 National Convention in Denver, Colo. This annual event brings together members from throughout the country for committee meetings and additional business.
New directors elected for three-year terms include Rob Arnold, Minot, N.D.; Bob Prosser, Winslow, Ariz.; and Brian Schafer of Goodhue, Minn. Re-elected for their second three-year terms on the AGA Board of Directors were Jim Beastrom, Pierre, S.D. and Dick Helms of Arapahoe, Neb.
Vaughn Thorstenson of Selby, S.D., was elected to his second term as the AGA president. Al Knapp of Bonner Springs, Kan., was re-elected as the AGA vice president. New members to the AGA Executive Committee include Randy Gallaway of Mulhall, Okla., as the AGA secretary, and Jim Beastrom as the AGA treasurer.
Other directors continuing their terms on the AGA Board of Directors include: Steve Arp, Arlington, Wisc.; Ken Flikkema, Bozeman, Mont.; Mark Goes, Odell, Neb.; Jerry Grund, Wallace, Kan.; John Huston, Starkville, Miss.; Dave Judd, Pomona, Kan.; and Nancy Wilkinson, Model, Colo.
The American Gelbvieh Association Board of Directors works with its membership and staff to guide the policies and direction of the Gelbvieh breed. For more information on the Gelbvieh breed go to www.gelbvieh.org or request an inquiry packet by calling 303-465-2333.
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