Board of Directors

2016 AHA Board
Pictured is the 2016 American Hereford Association (AHA) Board of Directors. Seated (l to r) are: Sam Shaw, Caldwell, Idaho, president; Terri Barber, Channing, Texas, vice president; Curtis Curry, McAlester, Okla.; Jonny Harris, Screven, Ga.; and Jack Ward, Kansas City, Mo., executive vice president. Directors standing (l to r) are: Joe Van Newkirk, Oshkosh, Neb.; Bob Thompson, Rolla, Mo.; Kyle Perez, Nara Visa, N.M.; Dave Bielema, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Kevin Schultz, Haviland, Kan.; Jim Mickelson, Santa Rosa, Calif.; Jim Bellis, Aurora, Mo.; and Peter Atkins, Tea, S.D.

  

 

2016 AHA Board of Directors

Sam Shaw, president  
22453 Howe Rd.  
Caldwell, ID 83607-9017
208-453-9790  
sam@shawcattle.com  
Terri Barber, vice president
10175 F.M. 3138
Channing, TX  79018
817-727-6107 
tbarber@elanco.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

Kevin Schultz
2048 280th Ave.
Haviland, KS  67059
620-546-4570
kevin@sandhillfarms.com

Curtis Curry
2501 Hereford Dr.
McAlester, OK 74501-8270
918-426-4240
curtis.curry@american-national.com

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

Jonny Harris
334 K-Ville Rd.
Screven, GA 31560
912-586-6585
greenviewfarms@windstream.net

 

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

 

 

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