Juniors

The purpose of the North American Limousin Junior Association is to develop knowledgeable, motivated beef industry leaders, while promoting the Limousin breed through fellowship, leadership and education.

A one-time membership fee and an annual activity fee opens NALJA membership to anyone age 21 and younger. NALJA members enjoy special member rates on all registrations and other NALF services, receive the NALJA News newsletter, and take part in setting the direction of NALJA through an annual meeting.

NALJA members may participate in NALJA leadership conferences – such as the POWER conference – as well as the national junior show and regional shows during the summer.


Membership Application

The initial cost of a junior membership is $50. This fee activates the Junior membership for the current year and the following calendar year. After this time, Junior members pay a $25/year activity fee to qualify for active member rates and to show at NALF and NALJA sponsored events.

Download the Membership Application and join today!

 

NALJA By-Laws

The objectives of NALJA are:

  1. Offer education opportunities which will prepare members for a future in agriculture, ideally within the Limousin breed.
  2. Develop leadership and communication skills to enable members to become more effective beef industry leaders.
  3. Improve the network of communication between the NALF board, state associations, and NALJA members.
  4. Provide members the opportunity to explore a wide variety of career opportunities.
  5. Expand the base of active, participating members by promoting enthusiasm for the Limousin breed through programs designed around the needs of today’s youth.

Learn more in the NALJA By-Laws.

 

Board of Directors

The North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) has a governing board of 10 junior directors. In addition to those 10 directors, the immediate past president of NALJA serves as an Ex-officio member of the board. Directors are elected to two-year terms and are eligible to serve two terms.

Their main purpose is to plan national programs and activities for the membership. The Junior Board’s primary responsibility is to organize, plan and run the National Junior Limousin Show & Congress (NJLSC) each summer. They also represent the Limousin breed at state and regional field days and at the Youth Beef Industry Congress (YBIC), which is a three-day seminar sponsored by the U.S. Beef Breeds Council and other industry groups and businesses.

NALJA Board of Directors Application – will download as a Microsoft Word file.


Lindsey Gulotta, President

  • Hometown: Independence, LA
  • Age: 20
  • Parents: Troy & Linda Gulotta
  • 3rd year on NALJA Board

Colt Schrader, Vice President

  • Hometown: Beggs, OK
  • Age: 21
  • Parents: Art & Lesa Schrader
  • 2nd year on NALJA Board

Hannah Ziegler, Secretary

  • Hometown: Bloomville, OH
  • Age: 20
  • Parents: Chris Ziegler
  • 3rd year on NALJA Board

Zane Gavette, Treasurer

  • Hometown: Everson, WA
  • Age: 19
  • Parents: Debi Gavette
  • 2nd year on NALJA Board

Randa Taylor, Ex Officio

  • Hometown: Decatur, TX
  • Age: 20
  • Parents: Suzanne Taylor
  • 4th year on NALJA Board

Tristan Gulotta, Director

  • Hometown: Independence, LA
  • Age: 18
  • Parents: Troy & Linda Gulotta
  • 2nd year on NALJA Board

Clayton Schowe, Director

  • Hometown: Cassville, MO
  • Parents: Dale & Jill Schowe
  • 1st year on NALJA Board

Riley Smith, Director

  • Hometown: Macomb, IL
  • Parents: Bret & Erin Smith
  • 1st year on NALJA Board

Wiley Fanta, Director

  • Hometown: Starbuck, MN
  • Parents: Casey & Kelly Fanta
  • 1st year on NALJA Board

Shelby Hubbard, Director

  • Hometown: Miami, OK
  • Parents: George & Suzanne Hubbard
  • 1st year on NALJA Board




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