The Wisconsin Hereford Association is divided into 4 district — NW, NE, SW, and SE. The dividing line from south to north is Hwy 39/51. The dividing line from west to east is I-90 to 16, 60.
Front row, left to right:
Lisa Davis (Secretary), Melissa Berggren (Treasurer), Rick Starck (President), Fred Larson (Vice President), Loxi Smythe (Director).
Back Row, left to right: Shawn Prodell (Director); Jim Wiechert (Director), Jim Renn (Director), B.J. Jones (Director), Doug Schulz (Director), Steve Folkman (Director), Jamie Kent (Director)
Not Pictured: Zeb Allen (Director), Jackie Bevan (Director)
The Wisconsin Hereford Association is divided into 4 districts – NW, NE, SW, and SE. The dividing line form South to North is Hwy 39/51. The dividing line from West to East is I-90 to 16, 60.
Executive Committee: Rick Starck, President, Fred Larson, Vice President, Lisa Davis, Secretary, Melissa Berggren, Treasurer
Finance Committee/Audit/By Laws/ Hall of Fame: Jim Renn, Chair, B J Jones, Jamie Kent. In charge of assisting Melissa in carrying out financial functions and financial concerns.
Communications Committee: Fred Larson, Chair, Loxi Symthe, Jacki Bevan (ZOOM/Facebook) Janet Wiechert (Website). Handles Facebook, ZOOM meeting coordinator, WHA website, association mailings, and other necessary communications.
Advertising/Promotions: Loxi Smythe, Chair, Doug Schultz, Jerry Huth, Rick Starck. Promoting the WHA, explore advertising options, develop press releases to media outlets. Arrange and coordinate WHA show events such as the WPS Farm Show, Farm Technology Days, WCA Conference and developing relationships with the UW Extension and local and regional farms shows.
State Sale & Banquet: Melissa Berggren, Chair, Chuck Badertscher, Loxi Smythe, Jackie Bevan. Shawn Prodell Arrange and coordinate for 2023’s WHA State Sale.
WJHA Liaison: BJ Jones, Chair, Jackie Bevan, Jim Renn. Coordinate between the WHA and WJHA and work together in promoting Wisconsin Herefords.
State Fair Liaison: Doug Schultz, Chair, Kermit Rhiner. BJ Jones, Shawn Prodell Coordinate between state fair and WHA/WJHA the happenings at the state Wisconsin State Fair and Jackpot Steer Show.
Feeder Calf Sale Opportunities: Zeb Allen, Chair, Jerry Huth. Explore marketing options for Wisconsin Hereford based feeder calves.
Queen Program: Jackie Bevan, Chair, Jim Renn, Nicky Folkman. Work an funding the present program, continue building the endowment, and analyze the structure and opportunities for the program.
World Beed Expo: Jamie Kent, Chair, Jim Renn. Keep the WHA informed on the happenings of the WBE.
WCA Liaison: Zeb Allen, Chair, Jerry Huth. Contacts between the WHA and Wisconsin Cattle’s Association.
Review/Directory committee: Steve Folkman, Chair, Jim Wiechert, Chuck Baderscher. This committee is in charge of the WHA Review developing advertiser relationships, explore advertising possibilities, and develop the 2023-2024 WHA Directory.
County Youth Awards: Jim Wiechert, Chair,Diana Wichert, Janet Wiechert. Continue the awards program as set by the WHA Board.
Tour: Southeast district: (Directors of southeast district) Steve Folkman & Jim Renn.