Nebraska Cattlemen is pleased to announce the hire of Mackenzie Johnston as South Central Field Staff. She will be responsible for assisting with member recruitment and retention efforts in the south central region. She will also help local affiliates with meeting coordination, membership drives and related activities.
Johnston holds a Bachelor’s of Animal Science with a business emphasis from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Along with her new position with Nebraska Cattlemen, she also works on her family’s cow/calf operation south of Brewster, Nebraska. Prior to joining Nebraska Cattlemen, she graduated from the Nebraska LEAD program.
“I am incredibly excited to have this opportunity with Nebraska Cattlemen and to work directly with the great cattlemen and cattlewomen of this state. We are experiencing unprecedented times in the cattle industry that people will someday call “the good ol’ days.” Nebraska Cattlemen has so much to offer producers, and I look forward to promoting our activities and opportunities, along with increasing involvement.”
“I’m very pleased to announce Mackenzie Johnston has joined the NC team. Mackenzie’s industry experience, education and passion for the Nebraska’s beef industry are an excellent fit for the South Central Field staff responsibilities. Mackenzie will definitely make a difference working for Nebraska Cattlemen members.” said Pete McClymont, Executive Vice President of Nebraska Cattlemen.
Johnston is a native of Brewster, Nebraska where her family has a Red Angus, cow/calf commercial ranching operation. She is a fourth generation rancher, and also serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Nebraska Red Angus Association.
Johnston began her employment with the Nebraska Cattlemen on April 1, 2014.