The members of the Colorado Livestock Association have elected officers and directors. This year, the vote for the officers and directors of the Association was conducted solely by absentee ballot in accordance with applicable Colorado Statutes (see the Notice of Special Meeting).
As per the Association by-laws, President-Elect Dwain Weinrich, Smithfield Hog Production, has filled the office of President and Mike Veeman will now fill the role of Immediate Past President for two years.
The following Officers and Directors have been elected to their respective positions:
Kenny Rogers, Wagon Wheel Ranch, Yuma, CO was elected President-Elect for a two-year term.
Case Gabel, Magnum Feedyard, Co. LLC, was elected Treasurer for a one-year term
Britt Dinis, Empire Dairy, was elected to serve a three-year term as a Director.
Justin Miller, Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, Lamar, was elected to serve a three-year term as a Director.
Luke Larson, Ordway Feedyard, Ordway, was elected to serve a three-year term as a Director.
Leigha Mertens, Wickstrom Feedyard, Orchard, was elected to serve a two-year term as a Director.
Thank you to the 2020 Nominating Committee members:
Nolan Stone, Immediate Past President and Nominating Committee Chair
Glenn Benjamin, Producer Council Representative
Luke Lind, Feeder Council Chair
Erik Mohrlang, Dairy Council Chair
Brett Rutledge, Swine Council Chair
Don Anderson, Member-At-Large
Jim Docheff, Member-At-Large
Also, the CLA Producer Council elected Will Johnson, Flying Diamond Ranch, Kit Carson, to serve as Chair. The Industry Partner Council elected Dick Carlson, Quality Liquid Feeds, Greeley, to serve on the CLA Board of Directors as its Board Representative and Ben Fritz, Zoetis, Nunn, as the new Chair.
Congratulations to CLA’s new leadership!