Let our Office Staff Assist You

To contact via email click on the staff member's name below. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Central Time. You can call the Association office at 816-842-3757. 

Administrative Staff

Jack Ward, Executive Vice President
Leslie Mathews, Chief Financial Officer
Shane Bedwell, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Breed Improvement
Stacy Sanders,  Director of Records Department
Amy Cowan, Director of Youth Activities and Foundation
Trey Befort, Director of Commercial Programs
Bailey Clanton, National Shows Coordinator and Youth Activities Assistant
Christy Bradshaw, Education and Information Service  Coordinator
Anne Stuart, Executive Assistant
Katy Holdener, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Kaylen Baker, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Records Department: records@hereford.org

Tena Martin, Records Supervisor
Tara Edwards, Customer Service
Linda Farris, Receptionist
Kristy Kesner, Customer Service
Laura Loschke, Customer Service
Toni Shapiro, Customer Service
Katrisha Shoup, Customer Service
Lata Taula, Customer Service
Nancy Thomas, Customer Service

Certified Hereford Beef Staff

Amari Manning, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer
Mick Welch, Vice President of Sales
Trey Befort, Director of Commercial Programs
Ron Santoro, Northeast Region Brand Manager
Anne Stuart, Business Analyst
Katy Holdener, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Kaylen Baker, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

 

Hereford World Staff

Joe Rickabaugh, Director of Field Management and Seedstock Marketing
Caryn Vaught, Production Manager
Julie White, Editor
Sara Gugelmeyer, Assistant Editor
Alison Marx, Advertising Coordinator
Nicole Crosson, Creative Services Coordinator
Christy Benigno, Editorial Designer/Assistant
Bruce Huxol, Graphic Designer
Sean Jersett, Graphic Designer
Debbie Rush, Production Assistant

Latest News

The Harvest II Catalog is now online!

The Harvest II is less than a week away! View the catalog for a supreme line up of embryos, semen, trips and more online. If you are unable to join us in wine country, visit liveauctions.tv to bid online. The auction will be held Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds support Hereford youth through scholarships and education. Check out the offering today.

Hereford Youth Foundation of America Debuts Vanier Family Scholarship Fund

Highlighting the scholarship offering this fall is a special gift from Jack and Donna Vanier of CK Ranch, Brookville, Kan. The Vanier family will award a $10,000 Vanier Family Scholarship to 10 Hereford youth who demonstrate a strong work ethic, commitment to higher education and have overcome obstacles in his or her life. Vanier Family Scholarships willl total $100,000 in 2016. View press release.  

Certified Hereford Beef Sire of Distinction

The Certified Hereford Beef Sire of Distinction (CHBS) program recognized 957 Hereford bulls that have excelled in carcass traits. Download Full Report

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