The 76th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) was held October 3, 2022, in Madison, Wisconsin, with 75 attendees honoring the 2020 and 2021 Peer Award recipients.
Updates to NAAB business were provided, and voting delegates elected these individuals to the NAAB Board of Directors: Chris England, Select Sires (2nd term and third member of the executive committee); Brad Sayles, Semex USA (1st term); and Jerry Thompson, ABS Global (1st term). They join incumbent board members Paul Hunt, Chair; Bobby Fair, Vice Chair; Earl Souva and Roy Wilson.
Honored were the 2020 and 2021 NAAB Peer Award recipients – nominated individuals who have made significant contributions to bovine artificial insemination.
Distinguished Service 2020: John Schouten
Distinguished Service 2021: Keith Heikes
Member Director 2020: Dan Andreas
Member Director 2021: Pete DeGroot
Pioneer 2020: Doug Wilson
Pioneer 2021: Dr. Ole Meland
Research 2020: Dr. John Cole
Research 2021: Dr. John Parrish