American Gelbvieh Association President Rob Arnold and the Board of Directors would like to announce the hiring of Myron Edelman, Douglas, Wyo., as its executive director. Edelman officially begins his responsibilities August 1 and will be located at the Association’s headquarters office in Westminster, Colo.
Since 2009, Edelman has been with the Red Angus Association of America, initially as the director of value-added programs and most recently as the director of breed growth. He led their Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP) providing age and source verification and traceability for Red Angus influenced feeder calves, among other responsibilities.
Prior to his breed association work, Edelman was the cattle and feedlot manager for Wagonhound Land and Livestock, a 2,000 head cow-calf and 4,500 head feeder operation in Wyoming. A native of Sabetha, Kan., he grew up on a small grains and feeding operation. Edelman attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., earning a degree in agriculture education and animal science. For eight years, he taught vocational agriculture in Douglas.
“Myron has established an outstanding record for building demand for superior beef genetics, leading a team and establishing relationships within the beef industry,” says American Gelbvieh Association President Rob Arnold, Minot, N.D.
Edelman may be contacted at 303-465-2333 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.