American Gelbvieh Junior Association Board of Directors Elected at AGJA Great Dakota Classic

LINCOLN, Neb. – The election of the American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) board of directors was held at the 2023 AGJA Great Dakota Classic on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. AGJA members elected five candidates to serve a two-year term.

The AGJA board of directors is comprised of nine AGJA members. Directors serve two-year terms and are eligible to serve two full terms. Directors must be 16 but may not have yet reached their 20th birthday as of January 1 of the election year.

On the 2023-2024 board, we welcome Lincoln Martin, son of Eric and Holli Martin of Bucklin, Kansas. Re-elected for their second term includes Jaycie Forbes, daughter of Troy and Pam Forbes of De Smet, South Dakota; Lily Judd, daughter of Nick and Ginger Judd of Pomona, Kansas; Sadie Morris, daughter of Jason and Susan Morris of Batesville, Mississippi; and Jaylea Pope, daughter of Jeff and Jeanna Pope of Ravenna, Nebraska.

The board spends time following the election of directors to elect an executive committee to serve in leadership positions for the 2023-2024 year. Jaycie Forbes, was elected president. Gentry Warner, daughter of Dan and Kate Warner, and the late Kasey Jo Warner, of Arapahoe, Nebraska, will serve as vice president. Lily Judd, daughter of Nick and Ginger Judd of Pomona, Kansas, will serve as vice president of leadership development. Drew Stock, son of Mark and Stacy Stock of Waukon, Iowa, was elected to serve as treasurer. Isabel Lowe, daughter of Raymond and Melissa Lowe of Adrian, Missouri, was elected secretary.

Retiring board members of the 2022-2023 AGJA board of directors included Rachelle Anderson, daughter of Robert and Charlotte Anderson of Jamestown, Kansas; as well as Madalyn Welsh, daughter of Brian and Gina Welsh of Franklin, Nebraska. We thank them both for their service and commitment to the AGJA and its members during their time served on the AGJA board of directors.

The American Gelbvieh Junior Association is the junior division of the American Gelbvieh Association. The AGJA provides members up to 21 years of age the opportunity to participate in youth activities. 


From left to right: Jaycie Forbes, De Smet, S.D.; Isabel Lowe, Adrian, Mo.; Gentry Warner, Arapahoe, Neb.; Lily Judd, Pomona, Kan.; Drew Stock, Waukon, Iowa; Preston Dunn, Saint John, Kan.; Jaylea Pope, Ravenna, Neb.; Lincoln Martin, Bucklin, Kan.; and Sadie Morris, Batesville, Miss.