6/13/2018 4:47:00 PM/Categories: Popular Posts, General News, Ag Conferences, Today's Top 5, People in Ag, Livestock, National News
The Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA), today, announced Jay Bodner of Helena, Mont. as their new Executive Vice President. This announcement comes after a month-long search for the new head of the association.
“After an extensive search and interview process, Jay was an easy choice for the new Executive Vice President, said Bryan Mussard, President of MSGA. “He’s been with the Association for sixteen years, he is well respected throughout the state and we want to expand on his potential.”
Bodner, a native of Raynesford, Mont., has worked for MSGA for the past 16 years as the Director of Natural Resources and lead lobbyist. During his tenure at MSGA, he also served as Executive Director of the Montana Public Lands Council and the Montana Association of State Grazing Districts. Jay and his wife Donna reside in Helena; they have two children, Anthony and Janae.
The Montana Stockgrowers Association, a non-profit organization representing nearly 2,500 members, strives to serve, protect and advance the economic, political, environmental and cultural interests of cattle producers, the largest sector of Montana’s number one industry – agriculture.
6/13/2018 5:56 PM
Jay Bodner is a great choice to fill this role! MSGA is very lucky to have such a strong and seasoned Lieutenant waiting in the wings to step up to this responsibility. The organization will not miss a beat; especially important in working with the Legislature, just seven months from now.
6/16/2018 6:58 AM
Congratulations Jay. Jay is a great choice for Stockgrowers
6/16/2018 10:16 AM
WELL, YOU HAVE GOT A GOOD ONE IN JAY BODNER---I HAVE KNOWN JAY FOR SOME TIME AND HE IS A HARD WORKER AND A JOY TO BE AROUND ---HE WILL DO THE ORGANIZATION VERY WELL. DALE MAHLUM
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