Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack makes 41 appointments to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. Two of the appointees are from California.
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James Maxey of Fresno, and Michael Smith of Visalia will represent the Board’s Southwest Unit.
The board is comprised of 103 members. The Ag Secretary selects appointees nominated by beef, veal, dairy and importers certified organizations. All the new appointees will serve 3-year terms.