Locals named delegate, alternate delegates at American Angus Association Convention

Staff Reports • Updated Oct 3, 2017 at 9:00 PM

Quintin Smith, of Lebanon, was elected as a delegate to the 134rd annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 6 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, according to Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the American Angus Association.

Quintin Smith, a member of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., is one of 331 angus breeders who was elected by fellow members in Tennessee to serve as a representative at the annual meeting. Representing 44 states and the District of Columbia, the delegates will participate in the business meeting and elect new officers and five directors to the American Angus Association board.

In addition, Jamie K. Smith, Callie Que Smith and Chuck Lanning, all of Lebanon, were elected as alternate delegates to the convention. 

Jamie Smith, Callie Smith and Lanning were among 258 angus breeders elected by fellow members to serve as alternate state representatives at the annual meeting.

The annual meeting will take place in conjunction with the 2017 Angus Convention on Nov. 4-6 in Fort Worth. The event is open to anyone in the cattle business and will feature high-profile keynote speakers; educational sessions, including thought leaders from every industry sector; the International Genomics Symposium, sponsored by Neogen GeneSeek operations; Angus University, sponsored by Merck Animal Health; entertainment; evening galas; prize giveaways; and an expansive trade show. Visit angusconvention.com to learn more or to register. 

The American Angus Association is the nation’s largest beef breed organization that serves 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. For more information about angus cattle and the convention, visit angus.org.

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