If you are interested in becoming a member of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board, you:
- Must be a Beef producer or importer who is engaged in the growing or importation of beef in the United States who owns, or who shares the ownership and risk of loss of, such beef.
- Must be nominated by a Certified Producer Organization or Certified Importer Organization and submit a completed application.
For the 2014 Board, there are vacancies for 38 producer member positions in: Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Northwest, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Southeast Unit, Southwest Unit, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and two Importer positions
The Secretary of Agriculture selects appointees from beef producers and importers nominated by certified nominating organizations and members serve 3-year terms.
All eligible beef producers and importers are invited to seek nomination for a seat on the Board by the June 1, 2013, deadline.