Upcoming Events 

June 23 - Arcel Allsup Benefit, Quail Park Arena, Willcox

June 28-July 4 - World's Oldest Rodeo, Prescott

July 9-12 - AACD Summer Conference, Phoenix

July 14 - Babbitt Ranches 2018 Colt Sale, Flagstaff

July 26-28 - 114th Annual Convention of the ACGA, Prescott

August 1-4 - Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting, Denver

August 9-11 - AZ Cowboy Poets Gathering, Prescott

August 15-17 - Arizona Section, Society for Range Management Summer Meeting, Moqui Group Campground, Coconino National Forest

August 18 - Greenlee County Cattle Growers' Association Meeting, Eagle Creek School

August 29 - Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Symposium, Ruidoso, NM

September 7 - UA Cooperative Extension Drought Management Tools & Resources Workshop, Benson

September 8 - 2nd Annual Los Charros Foundation, Inc. FFA/4-H Fundraiser, Sonoita

September 14 - UA Cooperative Extension Drought Management Tools & Resources Workshop, Globe

September 15 - Gila County Cattle Growers' Association Annual Meeting & Steak Fry, Gila County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall 

September 15 - 3rd Annual Legacy Ranch Horse Sale, Prescott

September 27-30 - Public Lands Council Annual Meeting, Park City, Utah

November 17 - Gila County Cattle Growers' Salute to Ranching Holiday Dinner-Dance & Auction, Gila County Fair Grounds Exhibit Hall

January 30-February 1, 2019 - 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show, New Orleans, LA

February 8-9, 2019 - ACIF Presents "A Cow-Calf Symposium for SW Ranchers", Phoenix

Restore Our Border


Executive Committee

 Jay Whetten, Willcox  

1st Vice President: Bill Dunn, Kearny

2nd Vice President: Jim Chilton, Arivaca

Treasurer: Cindy Tidwell-Shelton, Tempe  

Member-At-Large: Therese Griffin Hicks, Globe 

Member-At-Large: Duane Coleman, Winslow 



Immediate Past President: Jim O'Haco, Winslow 

County Directors
Apache: Lance Knight
Arizona Strip: Brandon Atkin
Cochise: Richard Searle
Coconino: Mike Oden
Gila: Woody Cline
Graham: Fred Davis
Greenlee: Crystal Noland
La Paz: Brian deGanahl
Maricopa: Trever Hall
Mohave: Clay Overson
Navajo: Mark Carlisle
Pima: Clay Parsons
Pinal: Catherine Mann
Santa Cruz: Dean Fish
Yavapai: Keith Cannon
Yuma: Vacant

Arizona State Cowbelles President: Pam Turnbull
UA  Collegiate Livestock Growers' Association: Zaid Ramirez
Business Associate: Ann Henderson
YCI: Vacant

ACFA President: William Sawyer
ACIF President: Chuck Backus

ACGA Past Presidents


The purpose of these committees is to review, monitor, and help develop Association policy for presentation to membership at the annual meeting. Committee programs should enhance committee participation and unity; develop the necessary financial support; encourage individual participation in the Association; and advise the Board of Directors regarding any actions needed to be taken by the Association.

Committees may be comprised of anyone interested in serving who is a current, regular, dues-paying (producer) member. Committee members should be alert to any problems or opportunities developing and report them immediately to staff or officers. Committee members also help to inform members in their area and others that they come into contact with about the Association, its activities, and its programs. All ACGA members are invited to attend committee meetings throughout the year, however, only dues-paying (producers) members have voting privileges. To join a committee contact the ACGA staff for more information.

Committee  Chair  Vice Chair
Ag Policy Roger Warner
Education & Research Dan Faulkner Chuck Backus
Federal Lands John Fowler  
     -Forest Therese Griffin Hicks  
     -BLM Brian deGanahl Emmett Sturgill
 Wildlife Richard Searle Woody Cline
Membership Clay Parsons
State Land/Private Jack Mann J.R. DeSpain

Public Lands Council Appointments
Jim Chilton, Director
Therese Hicks, Representative
John Fowler, Representative
Emmett Sturgill, Representative

Border Working Group
Dan Bell, Co-Chair
Gary Thrasher, Co-Chair
Scott Arenas
Steve Brophy
Cindy Coping
Kelli Glenn
Don Kimble
Phil Krentz
Sue Krentz
John Ladd
Ted Noon
Louie Pope