"I feel privileged to be elected president of the MCA,” Dick said. "It's incredibly important to participate in this grassroots organization that supports our ways of life, and I look forward to the year ahead serving it."
Chuck Miller, Miller County, will serve as president-elect. Jeff Reed, Wayne County, was elected to serve as vice president.
Regional vice presidents were elected based on the region they reside in across the state. Region 1 will be represented by Joseph Lolli of Macon County. Region 2 will be represented Anita Vanderwert of Boone County. Deb Thummel, Worth County, will serve as the Region 4 vice president. The Region 5 vice president will be Alex Haun of Johnson County. Region 6 will be represented by Warren Love of St. Clair County. Josh Worthington, Dade County, will represent Region 7. The Region 2 Vice President position is currently vacant.
Other leadership includes, as Cow/Calf Council Representative, John Harris of Lafayette County; as Seedstock Council Representative, Rex Ricketts of Boone County; as Stocker/Feeder Council Representative, Jared Anstine of Johnson County; and, as Dairy Industry Council Representative, Ted Sheppard of Texas County.
The 55th Annual Missouri Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show concluded January 8, 2023.