Officers & Directors

2019 – 2020 ABGA Board of Directors

The ABGA Board of Directors’ sets objectives, provides vision and measures the progress of the association against the stated objectives. As a member of the Board, a director pledges to act in accordance with the bylaws, code of ethics and other rules, regulations and resolutions adopted by the association. The board of directors shall exercise ordinary business judgment in managing the affairs of the ABGA. In addition, the board of directors have adopted a conflict of interest policy that governs the personal interest of directors within the association. Elected by the membership in a region, directors serve without compensation. The elected term is 3 years and directors spend on average 15 hours a month or more in managing the affairs of the association. This structure is in use by premier breed associations with other species of livestock and provides an effective method for operating a breed association.

To see details of the region each Director represents, follow this link:

OFFICERS

  • President
    Deric Wetherell
     – Region 9
    217-898-9358, Email
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    Vice President
    Kathy Daves-Carr – Region 13
    803-460-6016, Email
  • Treasurer
    Ken Baty – Region 2
    970-685-1745,
    Email
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    Secretary
    Susan Burner
     –
    Region 15
    304-279-6323,  Email

 

DIRECTORS

  • Region 1
    Madison Fenton
    14352 W Hwy 12, Touchet, WA 99360
    509-380-1676
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2022
  • Region 2
    Ken Baty – Treasurer
    6807 Trail West Road, Loveland, CO  80537
    970-685-1745
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2022
  • Region 3
    Clark Huinker
    759 State Hwy 15, Fairmont, MN 56031
    507-236-1299
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2021
  • Region 4
    Kevin Richmond
    65739 S 280 Road, Wagoner, OK  74467
    918-698-9011
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2021
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 5
    Kenny Elwood
    PO Box 97, Bella Vista, CA 96008
    530-227-7415
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2021
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 6
    Randy Dusek
    TEXAS
    325-226-4704
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2021
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 7
    Linda West
    2744 Roland Road, Whitesboro, TX  76273
    972-742-2605
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2021
  • Region 8
    John Blackstock
    PO Box 1102, Poth, TX  78147
    830-534-8411
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2022
  • Region 9
    Deric Wetherell – President
    779 CR 800E, Tolono, IL 61880
    217-898-9358
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2022
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 10 
    Josh Stephans
    MISSOURI
    417-733-5098
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2020
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 11
    Jesse Cornelius
    479 Rd 1463, Nettleton, MS 38858
    662-891-1911
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2020
  • Region 12
    Kimberly Morgan
    INDIANA
    502-639-4293
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2021
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 13
    Kathy Daves-Carr – Vice President
    1307 S Duke Street, Summerton, SC 29148
    803-460-6016
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2020
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 14
    Denise Crabtree
    3393 Marietta Rd, Chillicothe, OH  45601
    740-701-4858
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2020
  • Region 15
    Susan Burner – Secretary
    586 1st Street, Inwood, WV 25428
    304-279-6323
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2021
  • Region 16
    Sara Davis
    196 Mill Village Rd, Deerfield, MA 01342
    413-695-0771 cell
    Email
    Term expires June 30, 2020