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Western Stock Show Association Announces Four New Board of Directors
Ron Williams Re-elected as Chairman of the Board

National Western Stock Show, Rodeo and Horse Show
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Karen Woods, kwoods@nationalwestern.com
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May 16, 2014

Denver, Colo. - The Western Stock Show Association (DBA, National Western Stock Show) announced four new members to the Board of Directors during the annual meeting held today at the Stadium Arena at the National Western Complex.  The announcement was made by Paul Andrews, President and CEO of the National Western Stock Show and Complex.   “We are excited to welcome Justin Cumming, Doug Jones, Leslie Lange and Terrance Carroll to the board of the Western Stock Show Association.  They are all great leaders in their field and share the passion for the National Western Stock Show and our Vision, Values and Mission”, stated Andrews.

The new Directors join the Association with a wealth of experience and accolades.  Included is a brief description of their backgrounds.

Justin Cumming is a fifth-generation Coloradan who grew up on the family farm and ranch near Julesburg.  Justin and his family exhibited Hereford and Simmental cattle at Stock Show for over 50 years.  Justin currently serves as Chair of the Executive Livestock Committee and is a member of the Junior Livestock Auction Committee. Justin is an attorney concentrating on agricultural law as well as real estate, probate and tax litigation. He has litigated cases in over 40 counties throughout Colorado.

Douglas L. Jones is the President and owner of The JONES Realty Group, a commercial real estate investment services group with a primary focus on asset management, property management, brokerage, leasing and development of commercial properties in the Denver area. Doug is active in the day-to-day operations of the company and supports The JONES Realty Group’s principal activities. Prior to establishing The JONES Realty Group, his professional background included banking and service as a staff member in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. Mr. Jones is a Trustee of the Western Stock Show Association and assists in evaluating the National Western’s Long Range Planning needs. He has also served on several other committees for the National Western.  Mr. Jones has been active on numerous civic Boards in Denver.

Leslie Lange is an accomplished professional horsewoman specializing in quarter hose disciplines ranging from English classes to Western classes, and has trained world champion quarter horses and paint horses. She is a respected horse show judge and serves as a member of many equine organizations including the American Quarter Horse Association (of which she is an honorary vice president), the National Reining Horse Association, the National Snaffle Bit Association, the Appaloosa Horse Club of America, and USA Equestrian, Inc. A past present of the snaffle bit association, she is current president of the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association and current chair of the National Western Executive Horse Committee.

Terrance Carroll is a lawyer, minister, and former Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives, the first African- American ever to hold that office in Colorado. Carroll was elected in 2002 and represented House District 7 which encompasses parts of Denver until term limited in 2011. Terrance is currently Associate General Council at SCL Health and serves as a trustee of the Western Stock Show Association as well as co-facilitator of the National Western Community Advisory Committee and assists in evaluating the National Western’s Long Range Planning needs.

Ron Williams was re- elected as Chairman of the Board.  The board has now increased to fifteen total members, per the new by-laws.  Board members for the 2014-15 year are:

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers

Pete Coors

Pat Grant

Doug Jones

Guy McEndaffer

Thomas Bradbury

Justin Cumming

Mark Gustafson

Gail Klapper

Tracy Ringolsby

Terrance Carroll

Don Elliman

Buck Hutchison

Leslie Lange

Ron Williams

Board Officers were also elected at the annual meeting and are as follows:


Ron Williams

First Vice President

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers


Mark Gustafson

Vice Chairman

Pat Grant

Second Vice President

Buck Hutchison


Don Elliman


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