Safety Committee


Support the Long Range Plan by identifying and prioritizing initiatives to provide safe and wholesome beef and beef products to maintain and grow consumer confidence and trust.

Strategic Initiatives:
  • Research and innovate new production technologies
  • Ensure antibiotic stewardship
  • Certify and verify production practices
  • Adopt animal identification traceability systems
  • Ensure beef safety

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.

Safety Committee Beef Board Members

Bamford, Kent

Kent Bamford

Haxtun, Colorado

Blackmon, Aubrey

William “Aubrey” Blackmon

Houston, Arkansas

David Bruene

Kelley, Iowa

Bryant, Laurie

Laurie Bryant

Washington, District of Columbia

Crabb, Robert

Robert Crabb, Jr.

Siler City, North Carolina

Hamilton, David

David Hamilton

Thedford, Nebraska

Hutsell, David

David Hutsell

Hartville, Missouri

Jefcoat, Larry

Larry Jefcoat

Soso, Mississippi

Malaer, Brian

Brian Malaer

Harwood, Texas

Mitchell, Bob

Bob Mitchell

Wauzeka, Wisconsin

Parent, Jack

Jack Parent

Swanton, Vermont

Sumption, Eric

Eric Sumption

Frederick, South Dakota

Safety Committee Federation Members

Lee Bradshaw

Caldwell, Idaho

Brent Buckley

Kapolei, Hawaii

Darren Carter

Ninety Six, South Carolina

Tim Cooley

Maricopa, Arizona

Weston Dvorak

Manning, North Dakota

Matt Ferguson

Carrizozo, New Mexico

Bryan Forester

Larue, Texas

Andrew Gilmer

Rosedale, Virginia

Timmery Hellyer

Lander, Wyoming

Chris Jeffcoat

Littlestown, Pennsylvania

Joel Keith

Great Bend, Kansas

Pat McDowell

Shamrock, Texas

Scott Niess

Osage, Iowa

Dale Oeschger

Bay Port, Michigan

Allan Robison

Cable, Ohio

Doug Temme

Wayne, Nebraska

Gregg Wiedel

Hebron, Nebraska

Byron Yeoman

Drover, Oklahoma


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