Cattle raisers elect board members, honorary directors
SAN ANTONIO -- New directors were elected to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) board of directors at the 134th annual convention.
New directors include Joe “Jody” M. Bellah of Throckmorton, Austin Brown III of Beeville, Stephen Diebel of Victoria, Dr. Lewis “Bud” Dinges of Richmond, and James E. Link of Crowley.
New executive committee members include Hughes Abell of Austin, Joe Leathers of Guthrie, and Dan Kinsel of Cotulla.
Daniel Yturria Butler of Raymondville, Frank Green of Liberty, Ardon Judd of Houston, David Killam of Laredo, Jim Peters of Quemado, and Leonard Singletary of Laneville were elected as honorary directors.
Clarence Scharbauer of Amarillo was elected as an honorary vice president.
All members with honorary titles serve as ex officio members of the board.
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 134-year-old trade organization.
As the largest and oldest livestock association in Texas, TSCRA represents more than 15,000 beef cattle producers, ranching families, and businesses that manage approximately 4 million head of cattle on 51.5 million acres of range and pasture land, primarily in Texas and Oklahoma.
TSCRA provides law enforcement and livestock inspection services, legislative and regulatory advocacy, industry news and information, insurance services, and educational opportunities for its members and the industry.