Vanderbur Joins AGA as Data Services Coordinator

Lincoln, Nebraska – The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) is excited to welcome Megan (Meg) Vanderbur into the role of data services coordinator. Vanderbur began her role with the Association on June 15 and is excited to serve the membership.
Vanderbur will assist AGA members and customers with DNA testing and registry services. She will also play a role in AGA’s member education efforts.
“My biggest goals coming into this position,” she shares, “is making connections and helping the [AGA] membership as much as I can. Because of my background, and working with breed associations, I have a love for serving members – being able to assist them with their herds and any issues that may arise. I was so excited to find the position opening and felt like I would be a great fit in this role.”
Growing up in Greensburg, Indiana, Vanderbur is no stranger to farming and livestock, however, it wasn’t until she joined 4-H that her family began to focus on building their cow herd. She showed cattle throughout her 10 years in 4-H, and continued showing as a junior on the Indiana Beef Cattle Association circuit.
Following high school, Vanderbur enrolled at Purdue University, where she was an active member of the Block and Bridle Club and pursued internships within animal sciences outreach and breed association work. In December 2020, Vanderbur completed a bachelor of science in animal science, from Purdue University.
“We are fortunate for the opportunity to add Meg to our AGA staff ” 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 will work closely with AGA members and customers.”
Vanderbur will work out of the AGA headquarters office in Lincoln, Nebraska, and can be reached at 303-465-2333 or via email at