Bradley Joins American Gelbvieh Association Full-Time

LINCOLN, Neb. – The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Shianna Bradley to the AGA staff full-time as the office services specialist. In her role, Shianna will assist AGA members and customers with submitting data to the online registry service, create educational resources for AGA members, and work with the DNA department to organize the DNA sample storage library.

“We are fortunate to have the opportunity to have Shianna joining us full-time upon her graduation,” says Megan Slater, AGA executive director. “She brings a well-suited set of talents and experience that make her a great fit for this role where she’ll continue to work closely with AGA members and customers.”

Bradley grew up in South Whitley, Indiana, where she was an active 4-H member and FFA officer. She graduated from Purdue University on May 12 with her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with a concentration in Animal Agribusiness and a minor in Farm Management. During her time at Purdue, she was an active member of Block and Bridle. She recently worked part-time at the AGA assisting members with the AGA Online Registry Service.

“Working at the AGA the past few months has truly been informative, from learning about breeding selection tools to learning from leaders in the industry, it feels great to be able to apply my education here at the AGA,” Bradley said. “I look forward to continuing to work with such great members and diving deeper into the Gelbvieh breed and its role in the beef industry.”

Bradley began her new role with the AGA on May 15 and can be reached at or at the AGA office at 303-465-2333.

The American Gelbvieh Association is a progressive beef cattle breed association representing 1,100 members and approximately 40,000 cows assessed annually in a performance-oriented total herd reporting system.