Local residents elected as angus association delegates

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Bill Wilson and Karl Gillette of Cloverdale have been elected as a delegate and as an alternative delegate, respectively, to the 129th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates that takes place on Nov. 12 in Louisville.

Wilson and Gillette are both members of the American Angus Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.

Wilson is one of 330 Angus breeders and Gillette is one of 280 breeders who have been elected by fellow members in their state to serve as representatives at the annual meeting.

Representing 46 states, District of Columbia and Canada, the delegates will participate in the business meeting and elect new officers and five directors to the American Angus Association board.

The annual event is held in conjunction with the annual banquet and the Super Point Roll of Victory Angus show, Nov. 10-13 during the North American International Livestock Exposition.

The American Angus Association has nearly 30,000 active members and is the largest beef breed organization in the world.

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