Southern Section Committees

2024 Award Committees

Award committees and participation on the committees is defined in the rules associated with an award. Award committees are posted after all nominations are received for the year, as the structure of the committee often changes to avoid conflict of interest.

*Designated Chair

Extension Award
NC - D. Harmon*
MS - B. Karisch
NC - D. Poole
VA - V. Mercadante
TN - K. Mason

Emerging Young Scholar Award
AL - K. Mullenix* 
CO - E. Melchior
FL - E. Palmer
TX - M. Cravey

Distinguished Service Award
AL - K. Mullenix*
FL - J. Vendramini
NC - D. Poole

Young Animal Scientist - Education
AL - K. Mullenix*
AL - W.B. Smith
VA - B. Wilson
NC - D. Poole

Young Animal Scientist - Research
AL - K. Mullenix* 
TN - P. Myer
VA - V. Mercadante
FL - P. Moriel

Joseph P. Fontenot Travel Scholarship

NC - D. Poole*
TN - J. Reinhart
OK - P. Beck
TX - J.A. Carroll

2024 Program Committees

Breeding and Genetics 
OK - D. Hagen*
AL - O. Ajogbor
AL - W. Diniz

VA - V. Mercadante*
LA - A. Edwards
TN - K. Mason
NC - J. Rogers

AR - K. Vierck*
GA - A. Stezleni
AL - A. Tigue
FL - T. Scheffler

Pasture and Forages
OK - S. Gunter*
AL - L. Dillard
OK - P. Beck
AL - B. Smith

SC - N. Long*
TX - G. Perry
GA - P. Fontes
MS - K. Harvey

Ruminant Animal Production
GA - D. Henry*
TX - B. Clemmons
MS - B. Karisch
KY - J. Lehmkuhler

Small Ruminant Production
NC - A. Weaver*
AR - J. Burke
WV - S. Bowdridge
KY - B. Davis

Graduate Student Competition
AL - J. Sawyer*
AR - B. Littlejohn
TX - R. Poole
TX - J. Leatherwood

Teaching & Undergraduate Education and Undergraduate Student Competition
TX - S. Paudyal*
NC - C. L. Pickworth
AL - C. Heaton
TX - N. Mast

2024 Other Committees

TX - C.L. Bratcher*
AL - J.T. Sawyer

Academic Quadrathlon
LA - C.C. Williams*
TX - W. Crossland

2024 Local Coordinator
KY - D. Aaron

SC - C.F. Rosenkrans*
TX - J.A. Carroll
OK - P.A. Beck
MS - C.L. Bratcher

TX - C.L. Bratcher*
TN - J.D. Rhinehart
NC - D.H. Poole

GA - R.L. Stewart*
KY - F.W. Harrelson

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