Hauser Elected Vice Chairman at NLPA Annual MeetingFri, 07 Feb 2014 15:06:32 CST
Doug Hauser, Kingfisher, OK, was elected as the new Vice-Chairman of the National Livestock Producers Association at the association's annual meeting held January 20-22, 2014, in Charleston, SC. Hauser replaces Gary Smith, Glenwood, IA, as Vice Chairman as Smith moves into the office of Chairman of the Board. Former Chairman, Stan Mannschreck, Anadarko, OK, stepped down after five years and reaching the organization's term limit.
Hauser is a Farm Bureau agent in Kingfisher and is the representative of the National Livestock Credit Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK, to the NLPA. Hauser has been on the National Livestock Commission Board for over 20 years. He also farms with his son Doug and father Gene, raising wheat, rye and canola, has a cow herd and grazes stocker cattle on his wheat and rye pastures.
"As a representative to NLPA, we have a great board and an opportunity to help out the livestock industry and our patrons at home," said Hauser. He and his wife, Karen, have three children.
Other Executive officers installed at the annual meeting were Gary Smith, Producers Livestock Marketing Association, Omaha, NE, as Chairman; Chuck Adami, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association; Darrell Ailshie, Tennessee Livestock Producers, Inc.; William Beeman, Empire Livestock Marketing, LLC; Jack Hanson, Tri-State Livestock Credit Corporation and Rick O'Brien, Producers Livestock Marketing Association, N. Salt Lake, UT.
National Livestock Producers Association services are designed to help member marketing agencies and credit corporations become more effective and efficient for its producer-patrons. Through member interaction, many innovative services and programs are formed and alliances cemented which are designed to provide the livestock producer many opportunities to improve their bottom line. NLPA was founded in 1921 and has administrative offices in Colorado Springs, CO.
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