Selects firm for ongoing management
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) recently elected offices and executive committee members who will guide the organization over the next two years. In addition, three new board members were elected, and three current board members were re-elected.
The officer team includes Kevin Maher, Board Chair, VetMeasure, Inc.; Eric Moore, DVM, Vice Chair, Norbook, Inc.; Chelsea Good, Treasurer, Livestock Marketing Association; and Michael Short, DVM, Secretary, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services.
In addition to the officer team, the board of directors elected three members to serve at-large on the executive committee. Joining the officers on the executive committee are Todd Low, Hawaii Department of Agriculture; David McElhaney, Allflex USA; and Lucas Pantaleon, DVM, Engormix/Pantaleon PLLC.
“I look forward to working with our board and newly elected officer team as we continue advancing the animal agriculture sector of our food and agriculture system forward,” Kevin Maher, Board Chair, VetMeasure, Inc., says. “Animal agriculture has tremendous potential while also facing several obstacles. NIAA will continue to bring animal agriculture leaders together to collaborate while deriving solutions for our sector.”
As a member-driven non-profit, the National Institute for Animal Agriculture works to unite and advance the aquatic livestock, beef, dairy, equine, poultry, small ruminant, and swine sectors that, collectively, form animal agriculture.
To learn more about NIAA visit, www.animalagriculture.org.
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) was established to derive solutions on the most current issues in animal agriculture. Its members include farmers and ranchers, veterinarians, scientists, government officials and allied industry representatives. NIAA is dedicated to programs that work toward the eradication of diseases that pose a risk to the health of animals, wildlife and humans. It also promotes a safe and wholesome food supply and best practices for animal health and well-being as well as environmental stewardship. More information is available at animalagriculture.org.