Board Members

John T. Richeson, PhD
John T. Richeson, PhD

Paul Engler Professor of Beef Cattle Feedlot Management
West Texas A&M University

Paul A. Beck, PhD
Neil Andrew

Account Manager Northeast
Zinpro Corporation

Dr. Cassandra B. Tucker, PhD
Cassandra B. Tucker, PhD

Professor
University of California Davis

Dr. Marcia Endres, PhD, DVM
Marcia Endres, Ph.D., DVM
Committee Chair-Qualifications & Standards

Professor - Dairy Cattle Production & Welfare
University of Minnesota

 
Cassandra Jass, DVM
Cassandra Jass, DVM
Committee Chair-Training & Education

Veterinarian, Director of Production Well-Being
Iowa Select Farms

Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS
Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS

Animal Welfare Lead; North America
Merck Animal Health

Brandon Treichler, DVM
Brandon Treichler, DVM

Quality Control Veterinarian
Select Milk Producers

Dave Sjeklocha, DVM
Dave Sjeklocha, DVM

Technical Services
Merck Animal Health

 
David Hermes, DVM, ACPV
David Hermes, DVM, ACPV
Treasurer

Regional Veterinarian
Perdue Foods LLC

David A. Pyle, DVM, DACVP
David A. Pyle, DVM, DACVP

David Pyle. DVM, LLC

Tom Hoagland
Tom Hoagland

Dept of Animal Science
University of Connecticut

Heidi Ward, DVM, PhD
Heidi Ward, DVM, PhD
Secretary

Assistant Professor & Veterinarian
University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service

 
Karen Christensen, PhD
Karen Christensen, PhD
Chair

Sr. Director of Animal Well-Being
Tyson Foods

Kenneth E. Anderson, PhD
Kenneth E. Anderson, PhD

Professor, Poultry Extension Specialist
Director, North Carolina Layer Performance and Management Program
Prestage Dept. of Poultry Science
North Carolina State University

Bucky Gwartney, PhD
Bucky Gwartney, PhD

USDA - AMS

Lynn Delmore, PhD
Lynn Delmore, PhD

Colorado State University
Department of Animal Sciences
Center for Meat Safety & Quality

PAACO COMMITTEES

Executive Committee:

Chairperson: Dr. Karen Christensen
Vice Chairperson: Dr. John Richeson
Treasurer: Dr. David Hermes
Secretary: Dr. Heidi Ward

Qualifications & Standards Committee:

Chair: Marcia Endres
Members: Ken Anderson, Angela Baysinger Lynn Delmore, David Pyle, Brandon Treichler, John Richeson, Heidi Ward

 
Training & Education Committee:

Chair: Cassandra Jass
Members: Paul Beck, Cassandra Tucker, Bucky Gwartney, Dave Hermes, Tom Hoaglund, Dave Sjeklocha, Neil Andrew

Finance Committee:

Chair: David Hermes, Treasurer
Members: Executive Committee

 
Nominating Committee:

Members: Executive Committee

Member Organization Board Liaison

Jacelyn M. Hemmelgarn, PSA

ORGANIZATION STAFF CONTACTS

American Association of Bovine Practitioners

K. Fred Gingrich II, DVM
Executive Vice President
American Association of Bovine Practitioners
1130 East Main St Suite 302
Ashland, OH 44805

American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Harry Snelson, DVM
Executive Director
830 26th St
Perry, IA 50220

American Association of Avian Pathologists

Suzanne Dougherty
Executive Vice President
12627 San Jose Blvd., Suite 202
Jacksonville, FL 32223-8638

Bob Bevans-Kerr
Executive Director
American Association of Avian Pathologists
12627 San Jose Blvd., Suite 202
Jacksonville, FL 32223

 
Poultry Science Association

Jacelyn M. Hemmelgarn
Executive Director
701 Devonshire Dr, C-51
Champaign, IL 61820

American Society of Animal Science

Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe, CEO
PO Box 7410
Champaign, IL 61826

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists

Kenneth R. Cummings
Executive Vice President
348 Rosemont Ringoes Rd
Stockton, NJ 08559

 
American Meat Science Association

Collette Kaster, CEO
301 N Neil St Ste 400
Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

American Dairy Science Association

Catherine Perry, Executive Director
1800 South Oak St, Suite 100
Champaign, IL 61820