Anne Ilse Anderson
Reappointed in 2023
Committees: Safety & Product Innovation Committee
Anne and her husband Jim own a cow-calf operation in the Texas Hill Country. The Andersons and their partner Brett Morris raise purebred Speckled Parke cattle as well as Speckled Parke/Angus crosses. The Andersons also raise 11 species of exotic animals for hunting, as well as Whitetail and Red Tail deer.
Anne received her bachelor’s degrees in food and nutrition and home economics education with minors in consumer studies, biology and chemistry from the University of Texas (Austin). She also earned a Master of Arts degree with concentrations in business and consumer education from the University of Texas (San Antonio).
Since 1978, Anne has worked with various beef industry organizations, including six years as a previous member of the CBB and serving as its 2016 chairman. She’s also been involved with the Texas Cattle Feeders Association and the Beef Industry Council of the National Livestock and Meat Board. One of Anderson’s many achievements and career milestones was her role as executive vice president and the very first employee of the Texas Beef Council from 1986 to 1995, during which time she established the council’s bylaws and articles of incorporation. She remains active in numerous industry organizations including Texas Cattlewomen, Women in Agriculture and the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).