Idaho Beef Council Board Members

Meet the board of directors

Idaho Beef Council's (IBC) eight member Board of Directors serves to inform and to guide the beef promotion and research initiatives undertaken by the IBC. This team of industry leaders consists of three cow/calf producers (one representing the Idaho CattleWomen Council of the Idaho Cattle Association), two feeders, two dairymen and an auction market representative.

Board members are recommended by their respective organizations and appointed by Idaho's Governor for a three year term.

ira brackett

Cow/Calf Producer

Kimberly, Idaho


steven taylor

Auction Market 

Jerome, Idaho

Vice Chairman

j.w. wood

Cattle Feeder

Parma, Idaho

Secretary - Treasurer

willie bokma

Dairy Producer

Twin Falls, Idaho

lynn bachman

Cow/Calf Producer 

Bruneau, Idaho 


Dairy Producer

Castleford, Idaho

Bruce Kerner

Cattle Feeder 

Weiser, Idaho 


Jodie Mink

Cow/Calf Producer, CattleWomen

Cambridge, Idaho