Southern Section Committees

*Designated Chair


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.

Extension Award
TN - J. Rhinehart*
SD - J. Caton
TN - J. Ivey  
MS - B. Karisch
KY - G. Rentfrow

Emerging Young Scholar Award
TN - D. Poole* 
TN - R. Browning
TX - M. Cravey
OK - S. Gunter
FL - E. Palmer

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

Young Animal Scientist - Education
AL - K. Mullenix*
OK - A. Foote
AL - W.B. Smith
VA - B. Wilson

Young Animal Scientist - Research
FL - J. Vendramini* 
MO - R. Godfrey
TX - N. Burdick-Sanchez
VA - V. Mercadante

Joseph P. Fontenot Travel Scholarship

VA - K. Smedly*
TX - C. Bratcher
OK - P. Beck
TS - J.A. Carroll

2023 Program Committees

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

NC - D. Harmon*
VA - V. Mercadante
LA - A. Edwards
NC - J. Rogers

KY - G. Rentfrow*
AR - K. Vierck
GA - A. Stezleni
AL - A. Tigue

Pasture and Forages
GA - J. J. Tucker*
OK - S. Gunter
AL - L. Dillard
OK - P. Beck

VA - V. Mercadante*
SC - N. Long
TX - G. Perry
GA - P. Fontes

Ruminant Animal Production
FL - M. Hersom*
GA - D. Henry
TX - B. Clemmons
MS - B. Karisch

Small Ruminant Production
OK - S. K. Linneen*
NC - A. Weaver
AR - J. Burke
WV - S. Bowdridge

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

Teaching & Undergraduate Education and Undergraduate Student Competition
TX - W. B. Smith*
NC - C. L. Pickworth
TX - S. Paudyal
AL - C. Heaton

2023 Other Committees

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

Academic Quadrathlon
AL - W.B. Smith*
LA - C.C. Williams
TN - J. Carter

2023 Local Coordinator
NC - C.L. Pickworth

MS - J.M. Parish*
SC - C.F. Rosenkrans
TX - J.A. Carroll
OK - P.A. Beck

OK - P. A. Beck*
TX - C.L. Bratcher
TN - J.D. Rhinehart

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

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