Mark Holder and Brent Pannell, both of Olustee, have been elected as alternate delegates to the 132nd Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, Nov. 5 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan., reports Richard Wilson, Interim CEO of the American Angus Association.
Holder and Pannell are members of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., are two of 309 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as an alternate state representative to the annual meeting. Representing 46 states, District of Columbia and Canada, the state delegates will participate in the business meeting and elect new officers and five directors to the American Angus Association board.
The annual meeting will take place in conjunction with the 2015 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show, Nov. 3-5, in Overland Park, Kan. The event is open to anyone in the cattle business and will feature high-profile keynote speakers; educational sessions, featuring thought leaders from every industry sector; the International Angus Genomics Symposium, sponsored by Neogen’s GeneSeek operations; Angus University, sponsored by Merck Animal Health; entertainment; evening galas; prize giveaways; and an expansive trade show. Visit www.angusconvention.com to learn more.
The American Angus Association is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving nearly 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. For more information about Angus cattle and the 2015 convention, visit www.ANGUS.org.