Kansas cattleman elected NCBA president


Kansas cattleman elected NCBA president

Photo courtesy the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has elected its officer team for 2021-2022.  Jerry Bohn, a cattle producer from Wichita, Kansas will serve as president.

Bohn is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserves and has been part of the cattle industry his entire life.  His involvement in the industry ranges from his time custom grazing cattle with his family in Flint Hills to managing Pratt Feeders, a commercial cattle feeding operation in Kansas, for 34 years.

Bohn says he’s looking forward to his year as NCBA president and is thankful for the opportunity to give back to the industry that made him who he is today.

The rest of the officer team includes: Don Schiefelbein of Minnesota, president-elect; Todd Wilkinson of South Dakota, vice-president.  Mark Eisele, a Wyoming rancher has been elected chair of the NCBA Policy Division and Nebraska cattle producer Buck Wehrbein was elected vice chair.  Clay Burtrum of Oklahoma and Brad Hastings of Texas were elected chair and vice chair of the NCBA Federation Division.

The elections took place during NCBA’s virtual Winter Business Meeting, which concluded this week.