Stuart Reaches 20-Year Milestone with NLPA
Springs, CO (Aug. 24, 2007) -- For
two decades, Scott Stuart has been a sentry to the livestock marketing
cooperative industry through the leadership he has given to the
National Livestock Producers Association.
The NLPA Board of Directors celebrated Stuart's 20th anniversary
at their meeting in Syracuse, N.Y., Aug. 16-18, 2007.
has so much passion for our organization and our industry and he
has maintained that passion over the years. He has been unselfish
with his time, energy and commitment and has seen us through good
and bad,” Jack Hanson, NLPA's Chairman of the Board said.
"Scott always keeps the principles of our organization in the
forefront of his mind and he has been wonderful to work with. His
dedication and wide-range of abilities have served NLPA so well."
NLPA hired Scott
as the manager of National Producers Service Company (NPSC) on October
5, 1987. Five years later, he was chosen to replace Harold Lein
as the President and CEO of NLPA. Scott has guided the organization
through many trials throughout the years and has spent countless
hours representing NLPA and livestock markets in many forums that
shape the animal agriculture industry.
serves the organization in several capacities including representing
NLPA on the board of directors for the National Institute of Animal
Agriculture where he currently serves as the chairman of the board.
He has also brought about the start-up and maintenance of the Sheep
and Goat Fund Loan Program as well as the Beefmobile project.
Scott grew up
on a ranch in Kremmling, Colo., and has bachelor's degree in Agricultural
Economics from Colorado State University. Scott and his wife Katie
live in Black Forest, Colo. and he has two sons, J.P. and Sam. Scott
is an accomplished horseman and enjoys judging rodeos for the Colorado
Professional Rodeo Association.
National Livestock Producers Association, founded in 1921, is an
organization of livestock marketing cooperatives and credit corporations
representing more than 215,000 livestock producers nationwide.)