Oct. 18, 2005
Contact: Burt Rutherford(800)
TCFA NAMES OFFICERS, BOARD
The Texas Cattle Feeders Association (TCFA), during its 2005 Annual
Convention in Grapevine, named the officers and directors who will lead
the group for the coming year.
is chairman of the board; Don McCasland of
is chairman-elect; and Walter E. Lasley ofStratford
is vice chairman.
feeders elected to one-year terms on the board of directors are Michael
Bentley of Canadian; Monte Cluck of Gruver;
of Kansas City, Mo.; Jason Hitch of
Nelson of Dalhart; and Gene Scivally of Amarillo.
chosen for two-year terms are
of Amarillo, Tom E. Fanning of Buffalo, Okla.; Don McCasland of Clovis,
N.M.; Jonny Miller of Amarillo; Daryl Berlier Owen of Amarillo; and
William W. Snead of Dalhart.
Directors elected to three-year terms are Michael Bezner of Dalhart; Laphe
LaRoe of McLean; Walter E. Lasley of Stratford; Steve Lewis, DVM of
Hereford; Lonnie McDonald of Muleshoe; and Bob Tabb of Dimmitt.
In addition, the two past presidents serve as members of the board.
They are Ernie Morales of Devine and Charlie Sellers of Amarillo.
represents cattle feeders in
New Mexico, an area that produces 30% of the nation's fed beef.