Board of Directors

An eight member Board of Directors guides the Idaho Beef Council (IBC). 

The Board 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 the Governor for a three year term. 


2017-18 Executive Committee

Chairman - Lou Murgoitio

Vice-Chairman - Jeff Johnson 

Treasurer - Trish Dowton 


2017-18 Idaho Beef Council Board of Directors

Ira Brackett

Cow/Calf Producer

Homedale, Idaho

Lee Bradshaw 

Cattle Feeder

Caldwell, Idaho

Lou Murgoitio

Dairy Producer

Boise, Idaho

Steven Taylor

Auction Market

Jerome, Idaho

Jeff Johnson

Cattle Feeder

Parma, Idaho

Trish Dowton

Cow/Calf Producer, CattleWomen

Ellis, Idaho

Bill Lickley 

Cow/Calf Producer

Jerome, Idaho