American Gelbvieh Association Elects Board of Directors

The American Gelbvieh Association elected directors and officers for 2024 during its national convention in Omaha, Neb. Back row (left to right): Justin Taubenheim, Amherst, Neb.; Tom Vehige, Billings, Mo.; Mark Covington, Montrose, Colo.; Gary Felger, Lohman, Mo.; Troy Forbes, De Smet, S.D.; Gregg Hartman, Pueblo, Colo.; Dan Warner, Arapahoe, Neb.; Greg Anderson, Marion, N.C.; Zack Butler, Milton, Tenn. Front row (left to right): Brent Overmiller, Smith Center, Kan.; William McIntosh, Georgetown, Ky.; Lori Maude, Hermosa, S.D.; David Larson, Clearbrook, Minn.; Executive Director Megan Slater, Lincoln, Neb.

LINCOLN, Neb. – Members of the American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) elected five candidates to the board of directors at the annual membership meeting held December 1, 2023, during the AGA National Convention in Omaha, Nebraska.

Newly elected board members are Greg “Bubba” Anderson, Marion, North Carolina; Troy Forbes, De Smet, South Dakota; Justin Taubenheim, Amherst, Nebraska; and Dan Warner, Dan Warner, Arapahoe, Nebraska. Re-elected to serve a second term was William McIntosh, Georgetown, Kentucky.

The AGA board of directors also elected individuals to serve in leadership positions on the executive committee for 2024. Lori Maude, Hermosa, South Dakota, was re-elected president. David Larson, Clearbrook, Minnesota, was elected vice president. Brent Overmiller, Smith Center, Kansas, was elected secretary. William McIntosh was re-elected treasurer.

Other members of the board include Todd Bicket, DVM, Chickamauga, Georgia; Zack Butler, Milton, Tennessee; Mark Covington, Montrose, Colorado; Gary Felger, Lohman, Missouri; Gregg Hartman, Pueblo, Colorado; Tom Vehige, Billings, Missouri; and Cory Voss, Bruning, Nebraska.

Retiring members of the 2023 AGA board of directors were Dustin Aherin, Parkville, Missouri; Jeff Loveless, Spanish Fork, Utah; Derek Martin, Kinsley, Kansas; and Dan McCarty, Rifle, Colorado.

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,000 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.