Mission: To enhance the lives of consumers by connecting them with BEEF


Jean O'Toole 

Executive Director 


Cindy Chan Phillips, RD 

Director of Nutrition Education 


Katherine Brosnan 

Director of Industry Relations & Consumer Promotions 


Denise Jones 

Administrative Assistant


2017 Annual Report 

The New York Beef Council Annual Report highlights only a few of the organization’s program successes from 2017, which all worked towards the mission of enhancing the lives of consumers by connecting them with BEEF.

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Mailing Address

New York Beef Industry Council

PO Box 250

Westmoreland, NY 13490

Phone: 315.339.6922

Fax: 315.339.6931

Shipping Address (UPS/Fed Ex)

6351 Rt 26

Rome, NY 13490

Board of Directors

Rich Brown- Chairman, CBB Director 

Ken Krutz- Vice Chairman, NCBA Federation Director, At Large, Empire Livestock, LLC.

Jennifer Hammond- Secretary, Beef, NY Beef Producers’ Association

Steve Walker- NCBA District I Vice President, Dairy, Northeast Dairy Producers Association

Peter Lehning- Beef, NY Beef Producers’ Association

Dick Kimball- NY Farm Bureau/Dairy

Jurian Bartelse- Veal, NY Veal Growers Association

Erin Hull- At Large, Direct Marketing 

Jim Lane- At Large, Retail

Ex-Officio Board Members 

Brenda Bippert- Executive Secretary, NY Beef Producers' Association

Mike Baker- Beef Cattle Extension Specialist, Cornell University

Kathy Barrett- ProDairy, Cornell University 

NYBC Community Guidelines 

The New York Beef Council (NYBC) and subsidiaries thereof project and maintain a healthy positive social media environment for all of our followers on all of our channels.   

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