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
SyAnn Foster, 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
Abigail Mahanes, 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, Regional Brand Manager
Sarah Samuels, Regional 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 Mais, Editor
Alison Marx, Advertising Coordinator
Abigail Shipley, Creative Services Coordinator
Christy Benigno, Editorial Designer/Assistant
Sharon Blank, Graphic Designer
Bruce Huxol, Graphic Designer
Sean Jersett, Graphic Designer
Debbie Rush, Production Assistant

Latest News

February EPD's Released

The Februrary EPD run has been released as of February 15th. All EPDs reported in EPD searches and on registration certificates and reports now reflect the new EPDs.  Next anticipated release of EPDs is March 15th.

Hereford Research Foundation Founders Society Information

Learn more about the mission and how to join the HRF Founders Society here.

Feed the Future Program benefits Hereford Youth

The American Hereford Association is pleased to partner with BioZyme Inc. and the Hereford Youth Foundation of America to launch the "Feed the Future" program. BioZyme Inc. will donate $1 to HYFA for every tub or bag of eligible BioZyme product bought by AHA members through 2017. Proof of purchase must be sent to hereford@biozymeinc.com. 

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