LBIC Membership

The Council is comprised of ten (10) members. The Louisiana Cattlemen’s Association appoints three (3) members. Three (3) members are appointed by the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation. The Louisiana Livestock Auction Markets Association appoints two (2) members and Cattle Producers of Louisiana appoints one (1) member. Additionally, the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture serves as an ex officio member in an advisory capacity.

Appointed by Louisiana Cattlemen’s Association

Joey Blanchard
Thibodaux, LA

Shelia Pitre, MD
Thibodaux, LA

James LeLeux
Perry, LA

Appointed by Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

Amelia Kent
Clinton, LA

Walter Smith, Chairman
Mt Hermon, LA

Marty Wooldridge
Oil City, LA

Appointed by Louisiana Livestock Auction Markets Association

Edward Lopinto
Amite, LA

Mack Shelton, Secretary-Treasurer
Delhi, LA

John Thompson, Vice-Chairman
St. Francisville, LA

Appointed by Cattle Producers of Louisiana

Vacant

Ex-officio Member

Mike Strain, DVM
Commissioner
LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry