The annual convention for the North American Limousin Foundation is held during the Limousin activities of the 2022 Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City, Okla. Activities for the annual convention include a board of directors meeting, the annual membership meeting, National Limousin Sale, and the membership banquet and Genetics on Ice Auction, in addition to show and social activities at Cattlemen’s Congress.
2022 NALF Annual Convention and Cattlemen’s Congress Limousin Activities • December 31 – January 5 • Oklahoma City, Okla.
Members are encouraged to purchase their tickets for the Membership Banquet and Genetics on Ice Auction, which will be held Monday, January 3 at 6:00 p.m., at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Will Rogers World Airport. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet fellow breeders, contribute to the junior activities fund, and recognize recipients of the coveted year-end awards.
Tickets are $47.50 and may be purchased by contacting Tammy Anderson (Tammy@NALF.org) or Alison Jones (Alison@NALF.org) at the NALF office (303- 220-1693). Tickets must be purchased by Monday, December 27, 2021.
The National Limousin Sale is breeders’ opportunity to market the best of the best of Limousin and Lim-Flex® genetics. The 2022 National Limousin Sale will be a video sale and will be held January 2, beginning with a social hour at 4:00 p.m., followed by the sale at 5:00 p.m. Contact American Cattle Services, MC Marketing Management, R&R Marketing, or Grassroots Genetics for more information.
The annual Genetics On Ice auction will be held in conjunction with the membership banquet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 3. The Genetics On Ice auction benefits the North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA) and the Limi Boosters. For more information, contact Ken Holloway at 580-597-2419 or Mallory Blunier at 303-220-1693.
The annual membership meeting of the North American Limousin Foundation will take place the 2022 Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, January 3 – place TBD. The agenda includes 1) Welcome, introductions, and Foundation overview; 2) Nominating committee report and election; 3) Reports from the treasurer and secretary; 4) Recognition of NALF committees and retiring directors; 5) New business.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Will Rogers World Airport will serve as the host hotel for the 2022 Cattlemen’s Congress and Annual Limousin Convention. To reserve your room, call (405) 682-6000. If you reserve your room online, ensure you have the correct hotel by checking the information provided below.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Will Rogers World Airport
1815 S Meridian Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Board of Directors’ Election
The candidates for the 2022 NALF board of directors’ election have been set. The NALF nominating committee has slated one candidate.
Meet the 2022 NALF Board of Director Candidate
The North American Limousin Foundation nominating committee has selected the candidate for the 2022 board of directors’ election. The nominating committee had no others express any interest in serving by the July 15 deadline. As a result, the one slated by the nominating committee will run uncontested this year on the ballot. The nominating committee also recommended to re-up Ronn Cunningham, Jerry Wulf, Troy Gulotta, and Kevin Ochsner for a second term. All have accepted.
Lance Sennett, Indiana
The following is a brief biography submitted by the candidate.
Lance Sennett, Waynetown, Indiana
Lance Sennett is from Waynetown, Indiana where he and his family own and operate Sennett Cattle. Sennett Cattle consists of a 300 cow/calf operation making up of commercial and purebred cattle. Sennett Cattle also proudly raises breeding stock which are backed with an elite set of donor cows consisting of Lim-Flex, Angus, Simmental, Maine-Anjou, and Chianina females. Lance and family also feed out about 2000 head per year in a feedlot that was designed by Lance himself. Sennett Cattle was also awarded the Environmental Stewardship Award in 2008. As a fourth-generation farmer, he also as a grain operation.
Although Lance got his start showing Herefords, he has been no stranger to the Limousin world. His real passion began with the Limousin breed. As a past Secretary and President of the North American Limousin Foundation, he is looking forward to being back on the Board of Directors. Lance was also a past President and Vice President of the Indiana Beef Cattlemen’s Association, where the association awarded him the Young Cattlemen of Year in 2012.
Lance attended Western Kentucky University where he met his wife, Margaret. They have three daughters, which are now the fifth generation, Ellie, Emily, and Claire, where they are involved in the family operation and competitively show cattle on the national level.
All candidates (nominated or member-at-large) will have their biographies published in the October issue of Limousin365 and will be placed on the official ballot. The election will be held during the NALF annual membership meeting on Monday, January 3. If you are not able to attend the annual meeting (during the NWSS), you may request an official ballot from the NALF office prior to December 1, 2021. You must submit a letter to the NALF office requesting an absentee ballot. A form letter is available on the NALF website to place the request. The office will not accept requests after that date. Once members complete and sign their absentee ballots, they should return them to NALF’s official accountant prior to December 31, 2021.