The NAGA Board of Directors conducts and supervises all aspects of the association’s business. Board members, elected by the membership, serve three-year terms. One third of board members are up for election each year. The Board of Directors elects the officers.

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NAGA Officers

Brian Beavers – Kansas, President and Treasurer

Peg Ballou – Ohio, First Vice President

Todd Laudenslager – Pennsylvania, Second Vice President

Tim Zindl – Wisconsin, Immediate Past President

Robert Sexton – Ohio, Executive Director

Stephanie Spika Hickey – Virginia, Communications Director

Board of Directors

Dr. Doug Anderson – Georgia, 2023

Sam Ballou – Ohio, 2021

Mike Forsgren – Minnesota, 2023

Bernadette Gilliland – Pennsylvania, 2020

Andy Hairston – Idaho, 2022

Rick Kuhl – New Jersey, 2022

Todd Laudenslager – Pennsylvania, 2022

William MacFarlane – Wisconsin, 2020

Mike Martz – Pennsylvania, 2022

Scott Meyer – Minnesota, 2021

Jay Sutherland – Utah, 2021

Carrie Wierzba – Wisconsin, 2021

NAGA Board of Advisors

NAGA Advisors are employed in strategic governmental offices, avian diagnostic laboratories and private sector positions apprise the organization of and advise us on developing situations both desirable and undesirable throughout the United States.

Dr. Mickey Hall, Extension specialist with Clemson University
Dr. Eva Wallner-Pendleton, Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Marilyn M. Simunich, Director, Animal Health Laboratory, Idaho State Dept. of Agriculture