JRA Board of Directors

2021-2022 Junior Red Angus Board of Directors

Isaac Berg

  • Isaac Berg

Isaac Berg from Pipestone, Minnesota, is the son of Philip and Laurel Berg. He is a freshman at South Dakota State University this fall majoring in animal science, especially genetics. Isaac has been active in 4-H, FFA and the Minnesota Junior Red Angus Association. He was president of his FFA chapter and vice president of his 4-H club. Isaac is heavily involved in improving and managing his family’s purebred Red Angus herd. Fun fact: Isaac attended six Round-Up events starting at the age of 11 years.

Mia Gibson

  • Mia Gibson

Mia Gibson is the 18-year-old daughter of Lin and Jim Gibson from Elgin, Iowa, and a freshman at Des Moines Area Community College majoring in agribusiness. In high school she was very involved in her FFA chapter, district and state, 4-H, county beef association, National Honor Society and Iowa Junior Red Angus Association. Mia is passionate about Red Angus and agriculture and wants to increase her advocacy while on the board to encourage juniors to become more knowledgeable and gain leadership skills.

Elizabeth McGibbon

  • Elizabeth McGibbon

Elizabeth McGibbon of Green Valley, Arizona, is a sophomore at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The daughter of Micaela and Andrew McGibbon and a fifth-generation southern Arizona rancher, she raises registered and commercial Red Angus. Izzy is an animal science major with minors in Nebraska Beef Industry Scholars and Engler Entrepreneurship. She is a true leader of the beef industry and hopes to continue to promote the many benefits of Red Angus. She looks forward to serving the industry well into the future.

Peyton Nagel

  • Peyton Nagel

Peyton Nagel is the 20-year-old son of Mark and Kris Nagel from Alhambra, Illinois. He is a junior at Kansas State University studying animal science with a pre-vet option and is involved with the pre-veterinary and the Veterinary Voyagers clubs. In high school he was in FFA, where he served as chapter secretary and received multiple awards including his state degree. In 4-H, he was an officer for two years. Peyton is involved in growing his family operation and wishes to apply his experience to grow JRA, develop friendships and build relationships in the industry.

Andrea Rutledge

  • Andrea Rutledge

Andrea Rutledge is a 19-year-old junior at Montana State University, pursuing a degree in animal science – livestock management. She is the daughter of Kelly and Kristie Rutledge and the fifth generation raising cattle and small grains on their centennial operation in Big Sandy, Montana. In high school she was active in 4-H and FFA, serving as a state officer for both. Andrea is passionate about agriculture and Red Angus. She looks forward to connecting with members and producers, while encouraging youth to pursue a path of leadership.

Tiffany Watkins

  • Tiffany Watkins

Tiffany Watkins is the 18-year-old daughter of Andy and Sandy Watkins, from Dade City, Florida. Tiffany is studying livestock production at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College in Georgia. In high school, she was involved in FFA and 4-H, holding many officer positions, as well as her state junior cattlemen’s association where she held a board position. Tiffany has been raising Red Angus for three years and is very passionate about the breed. She looks forward to promoting Red Angus all around the country, especially in the Southeast.