Board of Directors

Washington State Beef Commission board members come from every part of the beef community. They are nominated by their peers and appointed by the Washington Secretary of Agriculture. Board members serve a two year term, and may be reappointed to additional terms.

Dave Boon

Chair, Dairy Producer

Liz Para

Vice Chair, Cattle Feeder 

Kale McGuinness

Treasurer, Livestock Auctions

Sid Viebrock

Cow/Calf producer

Craig Vejraska

Cow/Calf Producer

Dave Stiner


Don Floren

Cattle Feeder

Case Vander Meulen

Dairy Producer

Bill McLean

Cattlemen's Beef Board Representative


State Veterinarian  


Patti Brumbach

Executive Director

Bridget Coon

Director, Digital Strategies

Jackie Madill

Director, Consumer Information

Linda Stewart

Office Manager