ACWA Leadership

President, Bea Jai Merriman

Bea is most passionate about her family, photography, and the beef industry. She was raised in a little river town called Southside.

Outspoken, transparent, and daring, Bea is not scared to live life to the fullest. Her family cattle farm is her biggest accomplishment.

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Vice President, Laraine Morrison

Laraine Morrison lives in Lineville, Alabama with her husband of 37 years, Mike. Together they raised three beautiful children, Shea, Caitlyn, and Michael while managing a successful farm. It’s been her greatest accomplishment to raise three successful, compassionate, and hard-working adult children. She taught them to do everything with integrity or it doesn’t count.

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Secretary, Holli Thompson

Bio coming soon!

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Treasurer & Parliamentarian, Lana Slaten

Lana Slaten is most passionate about her family, who are close, supportive and fun-loving. Her biggest accomplishment has been raising her son to be a fine young man. She was raised in Cullman, Alabama.

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VP of ANCW, Evelyn Greene

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.

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