GW staff update
Buckley Joins American Gelbvieh Association
he American Gelbvieh Association is pleased to announce and welcome Taylor Buckley as the new data and member services coordinator.
says Buckley. “I look forward to meeting the members and assisting the association in every aspect that I can.” Buckley grew up in the beef industry in Franktown, Colorado. Throughout her time in high school she was actively involved in 4-H and FFA at the local and state regional levels. Buckley graduated from West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) in May 2018 where she received her bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications as well as a minor in animal science. During her college career, she was the office manager at the Beef Carcass Research Center at WTAMU. Buckley also completed internships at Friona Industries and Superior Livestock Auction.
Buckley will assist AGA members and customers with DNA testing, as well as all aspects of the AGA Online Registry Service. She will also play a role in the AGA’s member education and communications team.
“We are fortunate for the opportunity to add Taylor to the AGA staff. She brings a well-suited set of talents to assist our members and commercial customers and will grow to be an integral part of the AGA’s commitment to serving the modern beef industry,” says Megan Slater, AGA director of operations and public relations.
“I am very excited to begin my career at the AGA; my combined passion for the beef industry and background in agricultural communications falls directly in line with the association’s purpose of serving its members and customers,”
Buckley started at the AGA office on June 4. She can be reached at the AGA office at 303-465-2333 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. D
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