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.

Liz Para

Chair, Cattle Feeder

Kale McGuinness

Vice Chair, Livestock Auction

Case VanderMeulen

Treasurer, Dairy Producer

Sid Viebrock

Cow/Calf Producer

Craig Vejraska

Cow/Calf Producer

Dave Stiner

Packer 

Will Derting

Cattle Feeder

Eddie Avila

Dairy Producer

Bill McLean

Cattlemen's Beef Board Representative

Dr. Brian E. Joseph

State Veterinarian  



Staff

Patti Brumbach

Executive Director

KayDee Gilkey

Director, Industry Image

Jackie Madill

Director, Consumer Information

Jen Lewis

Office Manager