Let our Office Staff Assist You


To contact via email click on the staff member's name below. You can also call the Association office at 816-842-3757.

Administrative Staff

Jack Ward, Executive Vice President
Leslie Mathews, Chief Financial Officer
Stacy Sanders,  Director of Records Department
Amy Cowan, Director of Youth Activities and Foundation
Angie Stump Denton, Director of Communications and Public Relations
Trey Befort, Director of Commercial Programs
Bailey Clanton, National Shows Coordinator and Youth Activities Assistant
Christy Bradshaw, Education and Information Service  Coordinator
Anne Stuart, Executive Assistant

Records Department: records@hereford.org

Tena Martin, Records Supervisor
Samantha Kennedy, Customer Service
Kristy Kesner,  Customer Service
Laura Loschke,  Customer Service
Toni Shapiro, Customer Service
Lata Taula, Custome Service
Katrisha Thomas, Customer Service
Nancy Thomas, Customer Service
Tara Edwards, Receptionist

Certified Hereford Beef Staff

Amari Manning, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer
Mick Welch, Vice President of Sales
Brad Ellefson, Vice President of Customer Service
Trey Befort, Director of Commercial Programs
Mark Layco, Director of Retail Marketing
Anne Stuart, Business Analyst

Hereford World Staff

Joe Rickabaugh, Director of Field Management and Seedstock Marketing
Caryn Vaught, Production Manager
Julie White, Editor
Sara Gugelmeyer, Assistant Editor
Alison Marx, Advertising Coordinator
Nicole Woods, Creative Services Coordinator
Christy Benigno, Editorial Designer/Assistant
Bruce Huxol, Graphic Designer
Sean Jersett, Graphic Designer
Debbie Rush, Production Assistant


Latest News

Watch National Hereford Show in Louisville Thursday, Nov. 19

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Register Now for 2016 World Hereford Conference

The 17th World Hereford Conference is scheduled for April 18-25, 2016, in Montevideo, Uruguay. Hereford breeders can save $200 registering for the conference prior to Nov. 30. Susan Croll, Arrowhead Hills Travel, is available to help coordinate travel for American Hereford Association members. She can be reached at 620-364-5871 or susancroll@yahoo.com.

Register Now for MyHerd.org Webinars

 Do you need help with the new online registry system, MyHerd.org? Or would like to see how the new system works before signing up? Join the MyHerd team for a webinar on how to get started with MyHerd.org. Participants will learn about the customized home screen for pedigree and performance members. The team will demonstrate how to register calves in real-time and transfer owned animals electronically. This is also an opportunity to ask questions and get virtual help.
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