President: Wanda Pinnow, Montana
Wanda Pinnow and her husband Craig own and operate the 3rd generation ranch originally homesteaded by Craig’s Grandfather in Baker, MT, the ranch is in the Southeastern part of the State. They run a cow/calf operation with a few sheep on the side; the only crop they put up is dry land forage. They have three children, Alexiss Miller (Brandon), Amber Hurley (Steven) of Baker, and Leevon (Maria) Pinnow of Colstrip. They also feel blessed with eight grandchildren.
Wanda has been an active 4-H leader for over 23 years. She served on the MT State 4-H Leaders Council from 1998-2002, where she was on the committee that designed the Mt 4-H license plate. Wanda served on the Fallon County Fair board from March of 2006 to Oct of 2015. Served as county election judge for 18 years.
Wanda is a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Baker where she has taught Religious education since 1991. Wanda has been a member of Court St Monica #1994 as a Junior Catholic Daughter and currently as a Senior Catholic Daughter. Wanda has served on St. John’s Parish Council as President/Secretary for the past 10 years.
Wanda joined Baker CowBelles and Montana CattleWomen in 1996. She became a District Director in 1998, served as Beef Education Director from 2002-2008, and served as Vice president from 2008-2010. She then became the President-Elect from 2010-2012, served as the Montana CattleWomen’s President 2012-2014. From 2014 – 2016 served as Immediate Past President for MT CattleWomen. Wanda is a member of the American National CattleWomen (1998) and has served as ANCW Membership Chairman for two years. She is working group manager of the ANCW Legislative Policy and Resolutions Working Group.
In her spare time, (if she is not with her grand children) you will find her on a golf course trying to improve her game.
President Elect: Evelyn Greene, Alabama
Evelyn Greene from Auburn, Alabama grew up on an agriculture farm in Cullman County, Alabama. Growing up on a diversified farm with cattle, sweet potatoes, corn, and soybeans gave her the value of hard work. Her family’s beef operation was in the largest beef producing county in Alabama, and this is where she gained her passion for the industry. She is a beef advocate and beef promoter. She was involved with 4-H in her elementary and high school years. Since 1982, she has been the support and management of her family farm – row crop and cow/calf operation.
She is married to Wayne Greene, Ph.D., P.A.S. Professor and Head Animal Sciences at Auburn University and a specialist in Beef Cattle Nutrition.
Evelyn has a diverse background in many capacities and leadership roles through her community, county, state and national levels as a cattlewoman with over 25 years of actively serving the beef industry. She has served in all the officer positions Cullman Co. Cattlewomen’s Association. She is currently serving with Lee Co. Cattlewomen’s and Cattlemen’s Associations. She also has served in all the officer roles of the Alabama Cattlewomen’s Association and became President in 2011. She has served as Secretary 2010, National Beef Cook-Off Committee (2008-2011), Chair National Beef Cook-Off Committee (2012-2014), Chair Board of Directors (2012-2016) and currently serving as the manager of the Collegiate Beef Advocacy Program since 2016 for the American National Cattlewomen’s Association.
Evelyn is an alumnus of the Masters of Beef Advocacy Program and is Beef Quality Assurance certified. During her professional career of 30 years, she was a certified Optician and office manager of a growing Optometry Practice in Cullman, Al. After retiring from her professional career, she continues the passion she grew up with farming and agriculture. To her, the beef community is a snapshot of all things that have made America great. She is driven by her passion for the industry to strive for excellence.
Vice President: Reba Mazak, Florida
Reba Mazak is a fifth generation Florida cattle rancher. She grew up on a ranch in Geneva, Florida and later moved to Sumter County, Florida where she resides today. She married her late husband, Paul Mazak, when she was eighteen years old. Together, Paul and Reba started and grew their own cattle operation. Reba owns approximately 300 commercial cow/calf pairs spread between her ranch in Sumter County, Florida and Uvalde, Texas. Aside from the cattle operation, Reba owns a limerock mine in Central Florida and a manages a hunting program in Southwest Texas.
Reba has been a part of the Florida CattleWomen, formerly known as the Cowbelles for more than 40 years. She has held all offices at the state level and served as state President in 2004, where she spoke to the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry about the Beef Check Off. She currently serves on the Florida CattleWomen Convention Committee.
Reba served on the Silent Action Committee, the Ways and Means Committee and the Executive Board for American National CattleWomen. She has also completed the Masters of Beef Advocacy Program, was a part of the first class to graduate from ANCW Women’s Leadership Program in 2018 and is BQA certified.
In her spare time, Reba enjoys spending time with her two daughters and their spouses, Rebecca and Grant Handley and Audra and Wes Platt, and her two grandsons, Mayland and Myles Handley. She enjoys ranching and promoting the beef industry.
ANCW’s 2019 Executive Committee members:
- President: Wanda Pinnow – Montanta
- President-Elect: Evelyn Greene – Alabama
- Vice President: Reba Mazak – Florida
- Recording Secretary: Leslee Lohrenz – Colorado
- Business Manager: Jill Worthington – Oklahoma
- CFO: Tammi Didlot – Oklahoma
- Past President: Gwen Geis – Wyoming
- Region I Director: Jodi Jordan – Indiana
- Region II Director: Debbie Gill – Florida
- Region III Director: Kasey Wallace – Iowa
- Region IV Director: Debbie Gill – Texas
- Region V Director: Angela Whitlock – Wyoming
- Region VI Director: Pam Griffin – Arizona
- Region VII Director: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig – North Dakota
- Chair of the Board of Directors:
- Parliamentarian: Staci Emm