Wyoming Ranching Family, the Lerwick Family

Wyoming Beef Council Board Vacancies

The five voting members of the WBC are appointed by Wyoming's Governor to serve three-year terms. Members can serve multiple terms but no more than two terms can be served consecutively. Applications can be downloaded here and should be submitted to the WBC Executive Director by May 1st. Letters of support and recommendation are encouraged.

  • The WBC has an existing vacancy for a dairy producer. The term has been vacant since July 1, 2021.  The term will begin immediately upon appointment and end June 30, 2024 with the possibility of reappointment for an additional three-year term.  The link below will take you to the application and position description. Applications are due May 1, 2022.
  • The WBC has an upcoming vacancy for a feeder member.  The term begins July 1, 2022 and ends June 30, 2025 with the possibility of reappointment to an additional three-year term.  The link below will take you to the application and position description.  Applications are due May 1, 2022.  
  • The WBC has an upcoming vacancy for a producer of range cattle.   The term begins July 1, 2022 and ends June 30, 2025 with the possibility of reappointment to an additional three-year term.  The link below will take you to the application and position description.  Applications are due May 1, 2022.

Board Member Application


Wyoming Directors to the Federation of State Beef Councils

Wyoming Directors to the Federation of State Beef Councils are appointed by the members of the WBC and serve as non-voting members of the Council. Federation Directors serve three-year terms with no more than two terms to be served consecutively.  

  • The next Federation Director vacancies will occur February 28, 2022.  Applications are due March 31, 2022. This position is currently held by Spencer Ellis of Lovell who is not eligible for reappointment.  The term will begin upon appointment and end February 28, 2025 with the possibility of reappointment to an additional three-year term. Interviews and selection will occur at the Spring WBC meeting - date and location to be determined. 

Application and position description for Checkoff Federation Director


Wyoming Directors to the US Meat Export Federation

Wyoming Directors to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) are appointed by the members of the WBC and serve as ex-officio (non-voting) members on the Council. USMEF Directors serve three-year terms with no more than two terms to be served consecutively. 

  • The next vacancy for Wyoming USMEF Director will occur June 1, 2022. Applications are due  January 1, 2022, with interviews occurring at the Spring WBC meeting--date and location to be determined. 

Application and position description for USMEF Director