Texas Beef Council’s board of directors controls and directs all Texas beef checkoff activities. The board includes 18 directors nominated by nine Texas beef and cattle organizations and two at-large members elected by the board. Each director may serve six consecutive one-year terms.

Executive Committee and Officers

Both the Texas Beef Council and the Beef Promotion Research Council of Texas executive committee may act on behalf of the full board between regular meetings. Five directors including the chairman, vice chairman and past chairman make up the executive committee. Any action taken by this committee must be ratified by the full board at the next scheduled meeting.

Executive Committee

Vice Chairman

Steven Lastovica

Vice Chairman

Represents: At-Large
Hometown: Salado

Executive Committee

Michael White

Executive Committee

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Vernon

Past Chairman

Jason Beyer

Past Chairman

Represents: Packers
Hometown: Stephenville

Chairman

Ryan Moorhouse

Chairman

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Hartley

Executive Committee

Brad Hastings

Executive Committee

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Amarillo

Board Members

Dr. Jason Cleere

Represents: Independent Cattlemen's Association
Hometown: Madisonville

Mike Collier

Represents: Purebred
Hometown: Brenham

Bryan Forester

Represents: Livestock Marketing Association
Hometown: Larue

Dan Gattis

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Georgetown

Leslie Kinsel

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Cotulla

Pat McDowell

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Shamrock

Dr. Tommy Perkins

Represents: Purebred
Hometown: San Antonio

Brandi Richards

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Hereford

Kelley Sullivan

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Crockett

Mark Sustaire

Represents: Dairy
Hometown: Winsboro

Piertsje Vanderlei

Represents: Dairy
Hometown: Amherst

Bill Wight

Represents: At-Large
Hometown: Odessa

Chloe Nunley Wilson

Represents: Independent Cattlemen's Association
Hometown: Sabinal

Zachary Yanta

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Runge