Two Ohioans elected to national goat board


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The American Sheep Industry Association’s Goat Committee has elected an interim board of directors for the first-ever national organization devoted to the goat industry — the American Goat Federation.

The purpose of the organization will be to build and define the U.S. goat industry on a unified front to work on issues facing the entire industry.

Those elected to the interim board are: Tom Boyer, Coalville, Utah; Steve Burton, West Jordan, Utah; Jeff Crawford, Chatsworth, Ga.; Bob Duke, Utopia, Texas; Brain Faris, Ph.D., Manhattan, Kan.; Will Getz, Ph.D., Fort Valley, Ga.; Shawn Harper, Benton, Ky.; Katherine Harrison, Groveport, Ohio; Marge Kilkelly, Dresden, Maine; Pierce Miller, San Angelo, Texas; and Robin Saum, Lancaster, Ohio.

These individuals will be charged with formulating bylaws and developing a membership campaign and budget for the organization.

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