Export Growth Committee

Purpose:

To set priorities for the operating committee and give direction to contractors to develop Export Market Development Authorization Requests to support an increase in value of beef exports as a percent of total production to 16 percent.

Strategic Initiatives:
  • Adopt animal identification Traceability systems
  • Increase market access
  • Promote unique attributes of U.S. beef

Twice a year, producer leaders meet in committees to review promotions and other projects that directly tie to their strategic initiatives based on the industry Long Range Plan.

Export Growth Committee Beef Board Members

Bartholomew, Tammy

Tammy Bartholomew

Drexel, Missouri

Brown, Richard

Rich Brown

Maryland, New York

Combs, Bobby

Bobby Combs

Chilhowie, Virginia

Edwards, DJ

DJ Edwards

Hamilton, Kansas

Eschiliman, Jim

Jim Eschliman

Ericson, Nebraska

Grande, Lynda

Lynda Grande

Columbus, Montana

Kent, Amelia

Amelia Kent

Clinton, Louisiana

Means, Jackie

Jackie Means

Van Horn, Texas

Miller, Ryan

Ryan Miller

Bardstown, Kentucky

Perry, Philip

Philip Perry

Oskaloosa, Kansas

Petsch, Irv

Irv Petsch

Meriden, Wyoming

Pinheiro, Rocky

Rocky Pinheiro

Glenn, California

Price, Charlie

Charlie Price

Oakwood, Texas

Quam, Terry

Terry Quam

Lodi, Wisconsin

Rideout, Mary Jo

Mary Jo Rideout

Red Rock, Arizona

Sampson, Brian

Brian Sampson

Nevada, Iowa

Sumption, Eric

Eric Sumption

Frederick, South Dakota

Taylor, Jimmy

James “Jimmy” Taylor

Cheyenne, Oklahoma

Von Der Lieth, Rob

Rob Von Der Lieth, Jr.

Copperopolis, California

Wiseman, Shane

Shane Wiseman

Winchester, Kentucky

Export Growth Committee Federation Members

Rosemary Anderson

Whitman, Nebraska

Charles Bassett

Missouri

Joel Beverly

Arcadia, Florida

Austin Brown III

Texas

Gary Deering

Sturgis, South Dakota

Trish Dowton

Ellis, Idaho

Robert Fountain, Jr.

Adrian, Georgia

Lynn George

Cody, Wyoming

Daniel Hanrahan

Cumming, Iowa

Dana Hauck

Delphos, Kansas

Joe Johnson

Purvis, Mississippi

Bill Lickley

Jerome, Idaho

Sue Link

Elbert, Colorado

Bill Lipscomb

Prattville, Alabama

Douglas Maag

Vale, Oregon

Kiley Martinell

Dell, Montana

Ryan Moorhouse

Hartley, Texas

Liz Para

Othello, Washington

Gary Patton

Wooster, Arkansas

Clark Price

Hensler, North Dakota

Jeff Rudolph

Gothenburg, Nebraska

Tracy Thomas

Kansas City, Kansas

Byron Yeoman

Drover, Oklahoma

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