Weston Givens of Arnett to Lead Oklahoma Cattlemen for Next Two YearsMon, 24 Jul 2017 05:57:40 CDT
The Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association elected new officers on Saturday during their 65th annual convention and trade show.
"The offices are rotated so that only a few open up each year," said Weston Givens, OCA President.
Givens just started his two-year term as president. According to Givens, "The early leaders of the OCA used much forethought in designing the volunteer leadership rotation and election system."
In addition to President Givens who calls Arnett, Okla. home, the newly elected volunteer leaders on the OCA Executive Committee are: President-Elect, Mike Weeks, Stuart, Okla.; Northwest District Vice President, Darrel Shepard, Custer, Okla.; Southwest District Vice President, Harold Gillenwaters, Chickasha, Okla.;
Each year a new director is elected for each district. The directors elected this year to serve a three-year term are: Northwest, Ryan Sproul, Waynoka; North Central, Jeff Henricks, Okarche; Northeast Matt Boyer, Claremore; Southwest, Don West, Verden; South Central, Lucas Reinhart, Ratliff City; Southeast, James Shropshire, McAlester. Lori White, Putnam was elected to finish a vacant director position in the Northwest.
"The OCA is membership owned and driven. We appreciate the willingness of the above individuals to serve as volunteer leaders," Givens said. "A complete list of OCA Officers and District Directors can be found at www.okcattlemen.org."
Pictured here is Immeidate Past President Charlie Swanson with new President of the OCA, Weston Givens.
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