Beef Improvement Federation

Past Presidents

The Beef Improvement Federation would not be where it is today without the strong leadership and initiative of our presidents. Since our inception in 1968, to present day, the Beef Improvement Federation has continued to progress the beef industry through research and programs, propelled by the leadership of our presidents and executive board.

We are proud to present the past presidents of the Beef Improvement Federation and honor the work they have done for our members and the entire beef industry.

NAME
Tommy Clark
Lee Leachman
Donnell Brown
Marty Ropp
Craig Bieber
Steve Munger
Steve Whitmire
Mark Cowan
Larry Mehlhoff
Ben Eggers
Brian McColluh
Tommy Brown
Lora Rose
Chris Christensen
Lynn Pelton
YEAR
2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011
2009-2010
2008-2009
2007-2008
2006-2007
2005-2006
NAME
Jimmy Holliman
S.R. Evans, Jr.
Richard McClung
Connee Quinn
Galen Fink
Willie Altenburg
Jed Dillard
Gary Johnson
Burke Healey
Glenn Brinkman
Paul Bennett
Marvin Nichols
Jim Leachman
Jack Chase
Bob Dickinson
YEAR
2004-2005
2003-2004
2002-2003
2001-2002
2000-2001
1999-2000
1998-1999
1997-1998
1996-1997
1995-1996
1994-1995
1993-1994
1992-1993
1990-1991
1988-1989
NAME
Harvey Lemmon
Henry Gardiner
Gene Schroeder
Bill Borror
Steve Radakovich
Roger Winn
Jack Farmer
Mark Keffeler
James Bennett
Martin Jorgensen
Ray Meyers
David Nichols
Doug Bennett
Clarence Burch
Frank Baker
YEAR
1987-1988
1986-1987
1985-1986
1984-1985
1983-1984
1982-1983
1981-1982
1980-1981
1979-1980
1977-1978
1975-1976
1973-1974
1971-1972
1969-1970
Initial Chair