International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) President Brandon Belt announced 2017 standing and special committee assignments.

“Strong leadership is an important part of the overall success of each committee,” said IBBA Executive Vice President Tommy Perkins, PhD., PAS. “I appreciate each of the appointed committee chairs who have taken on the challenge and extra effort to lead their respective committees.”


  • Awards Committee: Chairman Eddy Roberts
  • Breed Improvement Committee: Chairman Chris Heptinstall will lead members Mark Cowan, Tom Davis, Pete De Leeuw. Cody Gariss, Joy Reznicek, Dr. Randy Schmidt, Kent Smith, Vern Suhn, Chuck Sword, Dr. Scott Vancil, Mike Vorel, and Brad Wright.
  • Commercial Marketing Committee: Chairman Danny Farris will lead members Craig Green, Todd Harvey, Caitlyn Smart, and Kelley Sullivan.
  • Finance Committee: Chairman Bill Davis will lead members Steve Densmore, Doyle Miller, Milt Sundbeck, and Mike Weathers.
  • International Committee: Chairman Buck Thomason will lead members Marcos Borges, Don Cox, Howard Davis, Allen Goode, Craig Green, Todd Harvey, Richard Hood, Dan Marvel, Darryl McDonald, Brittany Pearce, Joy Reznicek, Patrick Simmons, Geary Stutts, Kelley Sullivan, and Dickie Torbert.
  • Member Services & Education Committee: Co-Chairmen Shiloh Hall and Eddy Roberts will lead members Michael Childers, Nic Cornelison, Rebecca Creasy, Trey Cuevas, Mary Beth Farris, Jeremy Jackson, Darryl McDonald, Michele L. Millar, Vince Roberts, and Davy Sneed.
  • Nominating Committee: Chairman Mike Vorel will lead members Ron Flake and Traci Middleton.
  • Promotions Committee: Chairman Mike Vorel will lead members Jarrod Creasy, Bill Davis, Danny Farris, Wade Fisher, Cody Gariss, Sara Green, Joy Reznicek, Chris Sankey, and Kelley Sullivan.
  • Show Committee: Co-Chairwomen Carolyn Carson and Sharee Sankey will lead members Don Cox, Allen Goode, Jack Gorczyca, Jim Harris, Kody Lucherk, Traci Middleton, Joshua Rivers, Stephen Roop, Myron Saathoff, Bob Savoie, Callie Scott, Caitlyn Smart, Geary Stutts, Russ Williamson, and Katy Knox Wunderlich.


  • Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee: Brandon Belt, Joe Kassler, and Mike Vorel will each serve.
  • Feedyard Development Committee: Chairman Lee Alford will lead members Alex Johns, John McKnight, and Tommy Rogers.
  • Junior Advisory Committee: Chairman Steve Densmore will lead members Jessica Maxwell, Sharron McCreary, Traci Middleton, Ginger Pritchard, Myron Saathoff, and Bob Savoie.

“I thank each of the 2017 committee members for their commitment to the breed,” Perkins stated. “Committee involvement is important to the future growth and development of the IBBA.”