Contact the Missouri Beef Industry Council

2306 Bluff Creek Drive

Columbia, MO 65201

Phone: 573-817-0899

Fax: 573-817-0889



Mark Russell

Executive Director 

  • Program and Budget Planning
  • Producer Communications
  • Industry Relations and Research 
  • Administration

Email Mark 


Taylor Tuttle

Director of Education & Marketing 

  • Beef in the Classroom
  • Digital and Traditional Marketing 
  • Producer Communications
  • Team Beef/Beef Promotion Grants 

Email Taylor 

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Mary Scott

Director of Consumer Affairs

  • Retail
  • Foodservice
  • Influencer Outreach 
  • Consumer Outreach 

Email Mary 

Barb Reynolds

Barb Reynolds

Administrative Coordinator

  • Office Support 
  • Buyer Card Requests
  • Metal Sign Orders
  • Producer Communications 

Email Barb 


Elected Board Members

Region 1

Glen Waters 

Norborne, Missouri 

Region 1

James Daniels - Treasurer 

Mendon, Missouri 

Region 2

Nathan Martin - Chairman 

Centralia, Missouri 


Region 2

Daniel Schafer 

Benton City, Missouri 

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Region 3

Janet Crow

West Plains, Missouri 

Region 3

Jarrod Simpson

Salem, Missouri 

Region 4

Brian Worthington - Secretary 

Dadeville, Missouri 

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Region 4

Mark Harmon

Carthage, Missouri 

At Large Director

Charles Bassett - Vice Chairman 

Dixon, Missouri 

Photo Courtesy of Missouri Beef Cattleman

MCA Past President

Keith Stevens



Marty Lueck 

Missouri Dairy 

Craig Westfall


LMA Representative

Appointed Members

Ex-Officio Members 

Director Chris Chinn, Missouri Department of Agriculture 

Bill Crane, Missouri Association of Meat Processors

Tammy Bartholomew, Cattlemen's Beef Board

David Hutsell, Cattlemen's Beef Board

Leon Kreisler, Cattlemen's Beef Board

Bill McLaren, Cattlemen's Beef Board 

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