Board

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

Steven Lastovica

Steven Lastovica

Chairman

Represents: At-Large
Hometown: Salado

Michael White

Michael White

Vice Chairman

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Vernon

Jason Beyer

Jason Beyer

Executive Committee

Represents: Packers
Hometown: Stephenville

Brad Hastings

Brad Hastings

Executive Committee

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Amarillo

Ryan Moorhouse

Ryan Moorhouse

Executive Committee

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Hartley

Board Members

Dr. Jason Cleere

Dr. Jason Cleere

Represents: Independent Cattlemen's Association
Hometown: Madisonville

Mike Collier

Mike Collier

Represents: Purebred
Hometown: Brenham

Bryan Forester

Bryan Forester

Represents: Livestock Marketing Association
Hometown: Larue

Dan Gattis

Dan Gattis

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Georgetown

Leslie Kinsel

Leslie Kinsel

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association 
Hometown: Cotulla

Pat Mcdowell

Pat McDowell

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Shamrock

Dr. Tommy Perkins

Dr. Tommy Perkins

Represents: Purebred
Hometown: San Antonio

Brandi Richards

Brandi Richards

Represents: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Hometown: Hereford

Kelley Sullivan

Kelley Sullivan

Represents: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Hometown: Crockett

Mark Sustaire

Mark Sustaire

Represents: Dairy
Hometown: Winsboro

Piertsje Vanderlei

Piertsje Vanderlei

Represents: Dairy
Hometown: Amherst

Bill Wight

Bill Wight

Represents: At-Large
Hometown: Odessa

Chloe Nunley Wilson

Chloe Nunley Wilson

Represents: Independent Cattlemen's Association
Hometown: Sabinal

Zachary Yanta

Zachary Yanta

Represents: Texas Farm Bureau
Hometown: Runge