Don E. Abernathy ofAltus has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates, November 6 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Missouri, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.
Abernathy, a member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri, is one of 304 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as an alternate state representative to the annual meeting. Representing 42 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 2014 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show, Nov. 4-6, in Kansas City, Mo. The first-ever 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; 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 2014 convention, visit www.ANGUS.org.