American Lamb Board Looking for U.S. Representation at LambEx

American Lamb Board Looking for U.S. Representation at LambEx

The American Lamb Board is seeking two candidates to represent the United States in the Young Guns Leadership Program at LambEx. The American Lamb Board believes producer education is of the utmost importance for the long-term viability of the American Sheep Industry. The American Sheep Industry Association is pleased to share this opportunity with it’s Young Entrepreneur stakeholders.

The program is intended to broaden the understanding of new innovation and technologies in sheep production practices. This leadership development forum will provide innovative and progressive opportunities for our young producers to increase U.S.  production efficiencies and provide a consistent, high quality, premium product for continued lamb demand growth and increasing the U.S. market share.

Each country will select two young producers (22-40 years old) who exhibit future leadership potential to participate in the forum for two years. The leaders that are selected will be required to present a report on the Young Leader Program at the 2019 ASI Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

The program August 1-8th, will kickoff with innovative industry and operational opportunities and finish in Perth at the 2018 LambEx. Airfare, hotel and other travel expenses will be covered for the participants that are selected to represent the United States. Participants will be responsible for some meals as well as incidentals.

There are two parts to the selection-application process:

1.      Applicants must complete the written application, which is available at or by contacting Karissa Maneotis at .

2.      Interviews will be conducted over the phone or in person depending on applicant’s location.

All applicants must be members of the American Sheep Industry Association.

Applications are due on April 30th. Interviews will be conducted May 1-15th and successful participants will be notified by May 25th.

Questions and applications can be directed to Karissa Maneotis or by calling the ALB office at 303-759-3001.

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