Being Accepted for Livestock Hall of Fame
The International Stockmens Educational Foundation
opens nominations to the public
TX) For the first time in its 16-year history, the International
Stockmens Educational Foundation (ISEF) is inviting the
public to submit their nominations to its Hall of Fame. The Hall
of Fame, recognizing all-time greats of the livestock industry,
was established as part of the International Stockmen's School,
and continued as part of the International Livestock Congress.
is an abundance of men and women in livestock agriculture who
have made extraordinary contributions to this industry,
said ISEF Chairman Dan Gattis. This applies to individuals
who advance research for food safety, to ranchers who have preserved
their ranching heritage while modernizing their management techniques,
to corporate executives who have championed the animal agriculture
prestigious gallery provides due recognition to truly outstanding
stockmen, breeders, businessmen associated with the industry,
educators and administrators whose contributions have significantly
advanced animal agriculture and benefited mankind. The recipients
will be leaders of impeccable character, with broad vision and
dedication to the highest ideals. In short, they will represent
the very best among the world's livestock leaders. Deceased stockmen
and women can be considered as worthy individuals if, in the view
of the committee and the Board, their contributions warrant special
The 25 members of the ISEF Board of Directors will select the
recipient. The award will be presented as part of the International
Livestock Congress to be held February 25-28 in Houston, Texas.
An appropriate portrait will be displayed in a special gallery,
with suitable plaque listing the unique contributions of the individual
to the livestock industry. A special Hall of Honor will be established
in the new facility of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to
appropriately display the portraits.
addition to the displayed portrait, the award winner will receive
travel to Houston for the recipient and one guest, complimentary
registration to the International Livestock Congress and a special
gift from the Foundation.
are due no later than October 1 and should include the following:
Name and address of the nominee
A brief description (no more than 250 words) of the nominees
contributions to the livestock industry
A resume or curriculum vitae
may be sent to ISEF Executive Director Julie J. Kimball by October
P.O. Box 150128, Fort Worth, TX 76108, by fax to (817) 367-3751or
by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ISEF was formed in 1986 as an outgrowth of the International
Stockmens School founded in 1942 by the late Dr. M.E. Ensminger.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, its primary purpose is to manage
the International Livestock Congress, held each year during the
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, where representatives from around
the world gather to discuss relevant and critical global issues
facing the beef and horse industries.