Cattle feeder Jimmy Maxey from Fresno, CA., was elected by fellow Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) members to serve as CBB chairman in 2015. The vote came during the 2015 Cattle Industry Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Melissa Sandford sat down with him to find out what he hopes to accomplish in his year as chairman. Interview with Jimmy Maxey, New CBB Chairman
Other new leadership to the CBB includes Brett Morris of Ninnekah, OK, who will serve as secretary/treasurer helping to lead the national Beef Checkoff Program throughout the coming year.
The Beef Board also elected members to serve on the CBB Executive Committee: Vice Chairman Anne Anderson, who will serve as chairman of the Executive Committee; and members Jimmy Maxey (CBB chairman); Brett Morris (CBB secretary/ treasurer); Laurie Bryant, an importer representative; Sarah Childs of Florida; Dave Edmiston of Texas; Robert Fountain of Georgia; Barbara Jackson of Arizona; Laurie Munns of Utah; Kent Pruismann of Iowa; and Gary Sharp of South Dakota.
CBB members elected to the 2015 Beef Promotion Operating Committee during the annual meeting in San Antonio include: Chairman Jimmy Maxey; Vice Chairman Anne Anderson; Secretary/Treasurer Brett Morris; Marty Andersen, Wisconsin; Jeanne Harland, Illinois; Brittany Howell, Kansas; Joe Guthrie, Virginia; Chuck Kiker, Texas; Stacy McClintock, Kansas; and Joan Ruskamp, Nebraska.