As Executive Director, Elizabeth directs and coordinates all activities of the Ohio Beef Council and the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association. She is responsible for compliance with the beef checkoff Act & Order and for all OBC/OCA financial statements. Finally, she supervises all OBC/OCA staff.
Director of Accounting & Operations
Ron is responsible for all fiscal activities for Ohio Beef Council, Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, Ohio Cattleman Magazine and Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation. This includes monthly payables and receivables. Ron generates all monthly financial statements and assists in preparing the annual budget for each entity. For the checkoff, he records all remittances, Ohio and out-of-state, makes deposits and is responsible for the Bi-monthly Checkoff Update mailing to Ohio collection points. Ron is also responsible for payroll and all tax reports. He oversees all computer maintenance, hardware and software, as well as coordinating all building maintenance and repairs. Ron also assists the other Directors in their programs.
Manager of Communications & managing editor
Hanna is responsible for overseeing all coordination and planning of the Ohio Cattleman magazine, including compiling editorial, photos, advertising, proofing and working with appropriate vendors to meet production and printing schedules. She also works to distribute producer communications in a timely manner via social media and newsletter format. In addition, Hanna serves as the staff graphic designer, photographer and maintains media relations.
Manager of consumer programs & digital marketing
Ashley develops marketing recommendations for Ohio Beef Council marketing plan and implements tactics of the plan to increase consumer demand for beef and veal products. She also works to plan and coordinate events and organizational programs for the Ohio Beef Council, and on occasion assist with Ohio Cattlemen’s Association and Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation. In addition, Ashley provides regular updates to the OBC website and social media platforms.
Manager of member services
Bailey coordinates association membership marketing activities including recruitment and retention programs, county association services and producer education programs. He works with various agri-business companies who are members of OCA’s Allied Industry Council and manages the Ohio Beef Expo Trade Show and Genetic Pathway. Bailey is also responsible for advertising sales for the Ohio Cattleman magazine.
Tiffany is responsible for the administrative duties of OCA and OBC. This includes management of membership and beef quality assurance databases and the intern program. Tiffany manages daily tasks around the office including mailings, scheduling and general organization.
best program coordinator
Karigan coordinates the Beef Exhibitor Show Total (BEST) program. BEST is a youth development program of the OCA that recognizes Ohio’s junior beef exhibitors through a series of sanctioned cattle shows. The program promotes leadership and community service and educates participants on issues important to the cattle industry. Blue’s responsibilities include program administration, marketing and show management.