Texas Beef Council’s board of directors controls and directs all Texas beef checkoff activities. The board includes 18 directors nominated by nine Texas beef and cattle organizations and two at-large members elected by the board. Each director may serve six consecutive one-year terms.

Executive Committee and Officers

Both the Texas Beef Council and the Beef Promotion Research Council of Texas executive committee may act on behalf of the full board between regular meetings. Five directors including the chairman, vice chairman and past chairman make up the executive committee. Any action taken by this committee must be ratified by the full board at the next scheduled meeting.

Executive Committee

Chairman

Michael White

Chairman

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Vernon

Vice Chairman

Brad Hastings

Vice Chairman

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Amarillo

Immediate Past Chairman

Steven Lastovica

Immediate Past Chairman

Represents: At-Large
Hometown: Salado

Executive Committee

Kelley Sullivan Georgiades

Executive Committee

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Crockett

Executive Committee

Dr. Jason Cleere

Executive Committee

Represents: Independent Cattlemen's Association
Hometown: Madisonville

Board Members

Mike Collier

Represents: Purebred
Hometown: Brenham

Neil Dudley

Represents: Packer
Hometown: Hamilton

Bryan Forester

Represents: Livestock Marketing Association
Hometown: Larue

Dan Gattis

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Georgetown

Leslie Kinsel

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Cotulla

Pat McDowell

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Shamrock

Brandi Richards

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Hereford

Fred Schuetze

Represents: Purebred
Hometown: Granbury

Marsha Shoemaker

Represents: Texas CattleWomen
Hometown: Bellevue

Mark Sustaire

Represents: Dairy
Hometown: Winsboro

Piertsje Vanderlei

Represents: Dairy
Hometown: Amherst

Bill Wight

Represents: At-Large
Hometown: Odessa

Chloe Nunley Wilson

Represents: Independent Cattlemen's Association
Hometown: Sabinal

Richard Winter

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Canyon

Zachary Yanta

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Runge