Former Angus Regional Manager Receives Award from National Cattlemen’s Foundation
By Katy Holdener
Will Mayfield, former Angus regional manager and current registered Angus producer from Pulaski, Tennessee, has been named the recipient of the Max Deets Leadership Award for 2018 by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation.
Mayfield was recognized for his outstanding leadership in the cattle industry at the Best of Beef Breakfast during the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in Phoenix Feb. 2.
The Max Deets Leadership Award is presented each year to the Young Cattlemen’s Conference chair selected by his or her peers the previous year. The award is named after Max Deets, a Kansas cattlemen and industry leader who served as president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in 1997. The award was established through contributions from the Kansas Livestock Association and NCBA.
Mayfield currently serves as the regional beef coordinator for Select Sires in the southeastern portion of the country while remaining active in his family’s Angus cow-calf operation. He served as an Angus Regional Manager in Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia from 2012 to 2013. Additionally, Mayfield is the NCBA Region II Young Beef Leader Representative.
— Compiled by Katy Holdener, Angus Communications