Committees & Directors

NAAB BOARD

OFFICERS

  • Chair Dr. Katie Olson, ABS Global, Inc.
  • Vice-Chair Paul Hunt, Alta Genetics
  • 3rd Mbr Exec Comm David Jensen, Hawkeye Breeders
  • Secretary/Treasurer Jay Weiker, National Association of Animal Breeders

DIRECTORS

  • Christopher England, Select Sires, Inc.
  • Bobby Fair, STgenetics
  • Earl Souva, Great Lakes Sire Services
  • Roy Wilson, GENEX

BEEF DEVELOPMENT

  • Dr. Aaron Arnett, Chair, Sexing Technologies
  • Doug Frank, ABS Global
  • Lorna Marshall, Select Sires
  • Brad Johnson, GENEX
  • Myron Edleman, ORIgen, Inc. 
  • Don Trimmer, Alta Genetics Inc.

NOMINATING

  • Keith Heikes, GENEX
  • Chuck Sattler, Select Sires

CREDENTIALS

CSS Board

  • Chair, Dr. Charles E Brown II, Alta Genetics
  • V-Chair, Dr. Tony Good, Select Sires, Inc.
  • Secretary-Treasurer-President, Jay Weiker, NAAB-CSS
  • Asst. Secretary-Tresurer, Jere Mitchell, NAAB-CSS
  • John Azevedo, JLG Enterprises
  • Dr. David Brown, Select Sires, Inc.
  • Bobby Fair, Inguran, LLC dba Sexing Technologies
  • Dr. Patrick Phillips, Hawkeye Breeders
  • Catherine Carrier, GENEX
  • Earl Souva, Great Lakes Sire Service

DAIRY SIRE EVALUATION

  • Jon Schefers, Chairman, Alta Genetics
  • David Kendall, Sexing Technologies
  • Ryan Starkenburg, ABS Global, Inc.
  • Jeff Ziegler, Select Sires
  • Scott Carson, GENEX

ETHICS AND PRACTICES

  • Paul Hunt, Alta Genetics
  • Jay L. Weiker, NAAB-CSS
  • Dr. Katie Olson, ABS Global, Inc.

INFORMATION PROCESSING

  • Jenny DeMunck, Chair, GENEX
  • Matt Blum, Accelerated Genetics
  • Daniel Castellani, Sexing Technologies
  • Andy Stiefel, ABS Global
  • Jim Williams, Select Sires
  • Derek Damko , World Wide Sires (non-voting member)

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

  • Todd Kranz, Chairman, Select Sires
  • Dean Gilge, GENEX
  • Rene Coumans, Alta Genetics
  • Louis Prange, Sexing Technologies
  • John Schouten, World-Wide Sires (Representing Select Sires)
  • Heather Mager, Hawkeye Breeders Service
  • Andrew Thompson, ABS Global

TECHNICAL

  • Clara Gonzalex-Marin, Chair, Sexing Technologies
  • Bill Beckman, Alta Genetics
  • Karin E. Kriefer, Genex
  • Bo Harstine, Select Sires

 

SCHOLARSHIP (GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP)

  • Matt McClure, ABS Global
  • Chuck Sattler, Select Sires
  • Molly Sloan, Alta Genetics
  • Terri Dallas, Genex

Standby

CUSTOM FREEZING (Standby)

  • David Jensen, Hawkeye Breeders
  • Steve Trantham, GENEX
  • Logan Ridge, Prairie State Select Sires
  • Scott Muilenburg, ORIgen
  • Earl Souva, Great Lakes Sire Service

INHERITED BIOCHEMICAL DEFECTS (Standby)

  • Jenny DeMunck, GENEX
  • David Kendall, Sexing Technologies
  • Ryan Starkenburg, ABS Global
  • Dr. Robert Welper, Alta Genetics
  • Jeff Ziegler, Select Sires

MANAGERS (Standby)

  • Myron Edelman, ORIgen
  • Cees Hartmans, Alta Genetics
  • Huub te Plate, GENEX
  • Juan Moreno, Sexing Technologies
  • Dave Thorbahn, Select Sires
  • Nate Zwald, ABS Global

MARKET DEVELOPMENT (Standby)

  • Jack Hippen, Sexing Technologies
  • Chris Sayers, Select Sires
  • Roy Wilson, GENEX

MEMBER ASSOCIATION DIRECTORS (Standby)

  • Dan Andreas, Select Sires
  • John Ruedinger, GENEX

RESEARCH (Standby)

  • Dr. Heather Adams, GENEX
  • Dr. Brad Didion, Alta Genetics
  • Dr. Matt McClure, ABS Global
  • Dr. Matt Utt, Select Sires
  • Dr. Ramakrishnan Vishwanath, Sexing Technologies

SIRE EVALUATION FOR FERTILITY (Standby)

  • Dr. Gamal Abdel-Azim, GENEX
  • Dr. Leo Brito, Sexing Technologies
  • Gabi Marquez, ABS Global
  • Ashley Mikshowsky, Alta Genetics
  • Chuck Sattler, Select Sires

SIRE HEALTH & MANAGEMENT (Standby)

  • Dr. Katie Speller, Select Sires
  • Dr. Pat Phillips, Hawkeye Breeders
  • Dr. Catherine Carrier, GENEX
  • Dr. Elizabeth Lahmers, Select Sires
  • Dr. Steve Malin, Sexing Technologies, Inc.