Officers & Directors

2016 – 2017 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

 

DIRECTORS

  • Region 1
    Kimberly Liefer
    19305 S Lyons Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045
    (541) 980-1095
    kimberly@aaprinaacresboergoats.com
    Term expires June 30, 2019
  • Region 2
    Scott Pruett
    3487 WCR 61, Keenesburg, CO 80643
    (303) 732-4534 office: (720) 244-6478 cell
    eieiowefarms@yahoo.com
    Term expires June 30, 2019
  • Region 3
    Vacant
  • Region 4
    Joel (J R) Patterson
    Route 2, Box 300 Duncan, OK 73533
    (580) 252-3980 home
    bobnjr@gmail.com
    Term expires June 30, 2019
  • Region 5
    Joe Airoso– Treasurer
    13041 Cherry Rd, Wilton, CA 95693
    (916)-849-5668
    joeatalc@gmail.com
    Term expires June 30, 2017
  • Region 6
    Paul Grafe – Vice President
    212 Marquardt Rd  Boerne, TX 78006
    pgrafe@valbridge.com
    Term expires May 31, 2018
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 7
    Dawn Steward
    PO Box 514, Comanche, TX 76442
    (325) 642-6551
    dawnsteward25332@gmail.com
    Term expires May 31, 2018
  • Region 8
    Robert Washington
    990 Morris Community Rd, Yoakum, TX 77995
    (361) 293-1384
    robert.washington64@gmail.com
    Term expires June 30, 2019
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 9
    Deric Wetherell
    779 CR 800E, Tolono, IL 61880
    (217) 898-9358
    dpwether@yahoo.com
    Term expires June 30, 2019
  • Region 10 
    Tracy Diefenbach – Secretary
    9605 E 237th St, Drexel, MO  64742
    (816) 657-2274
    tldief@gmail.com
    Term expires May 31, 2017
  • Region 11
    Janis Wesson
    1791 Hwy 133, North Crossett, AR 71635
    (870) 364-7858 home
    dustydan1@windstream.net
    Term expires May 31, 2017
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 12
    Kimberly Morgan
    21009 Kemp Rd, Charlestown, IN 47111
    (502) 639-4293
    km4881@gmail.com
    Term expires June 30, 2019
  • Region 13
    Brad Mackey – Past President
    2021 Autumn Dr Kinston, NC 28501
    (252) 568-2148 office
    bradmackey@bmackfarms.com
    Term expires May 31, 2017
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 14
    Cynthia Price-Westfall – President
    929 Cambrian Rd, Cable, OH 43009
    937-215-4143 cell
    cindy_price_westfall@yahoo.com
    Term expires May 31, 2017
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
  • Region 15
    Susan Burner
    586 1st Street, Inwood, WV 25428
    (304) 279-6323
    wvburners@comcast.net
    Term expires May 31, 2018
  • Region 16
    Sara Davis
    196 Mill Village Rd, Deerfield, MA 01342
    (413) 695-0771 cell
    csdavis@oakhollowlivestock.com
    Term expires May 31, 2017
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE