Board of Directors

2017 AHA Board
Pictured is the 2017 American Hereford Association (AHA) Board of Directors. Seated (l to r) are: Terri Barber, Channing, Texas, president; Kevin Schultz, Haviland, Kan., vice president; Dave Bielema, Ada, Mi.; Joe Van Newkirk, Oshkosh, Neb.; and Jack Ward, Kansas City, Mo., executive vice president. Directors standing (l to r) are: Bruce Thomas, Gold Creek, Mont.; Bob Thompson, Rolla, Mo.; Jim Bellis, Aurora, Mo.; Kyle Perez, Nara Visa, N.M.; Joel Birdwell, Kingfisher, Okla.; Jim Mickelson, Santa Rosa, Calif.; Tommy Mead, Midville, Ga.; and Peter Atkins, Tea, S.D.

  

 

2017 AHA Board of Directors

Terri Barber, president  
10175 F.M. 3138  
Channing, TX 79108
817-727-6107  
tbarber@elanco.com  
Kevin Schultz, vice president
2048 280th Ave.
Haviland, KS  67059
620-546-4570
kevin@sandhillfarms.com

Pete Atkins
27106 468th Ave
Tea, SD  57064
605-351-9847 
atkins15@sio.midco.net

Jim Mickelson
5174 Sonoma Mountain Road
Santa Rosa, CA  95404
707-762-1473
jim@jerryanddonsyager.com

Jim D. Bellis
19264 Lawrence 2170
Aurora, MO 65605
417-466-8679
jimbellis@missouristate.edu

Kyle Perez
9767 Quay Road O
Nara Visa, NM 88430
575-403-7971
Kyle@perezcattleco.com

David Bielema
P.O. Box 550
Ada, MI  49301
616-292-7474
greatlakesherefordbeef@gmail.com

Bruce Thomas
P.O. Box 330012
Gold Creek, MT 59733
406-544-1536
bruce@thomasherefords.com

Joel Birdwell 
5880 State Hwy 33 
Kingfisher, OK 73750
405-368-1058 
bbirdwell@pldi.net

Bob Thompson
12905 County Road 4010
Rolla, MO  65401
573-341-3820
bandgthompson@earthlink.net

Tommy Mead
1222 Reeves Road 
Midville, GA 30441 
706-339-0201
tommy@meadcattle.com

 

Joe Van Newkirk
18302 Highway 26
Oshkosh, NE  69154-5042
308-778-6049
vannewkirkherefords@gmail.com

 

 

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