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From ANIMAL PEOPLE, June 1998:

Issued as “private and confident
i a l , ” for “members only,” the 1998
Animal Welfare Council board of directors
membership list includes Houston
Livestock Show and Rodeo horse show
director Judith Pence Jordan as president,
with Churchill Downs Inc. vice president
for corporate communications Karl Schmitt
as AWC vice president. The AWC secretary
is Renee Storey, vice president of administration
for the Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus.

Treasurer is Steve Kendall,
national program director for the A n i m a l
Husbandry Society. Other AWC directors
include Ward Stutz, director of state associations
for the American Quarter Horse
Association; Max Fisher, director of communications
for Purina Mills Inc.; C a r o l
A l m, executive vice president of the
International Arabian Horse Association;
Doug Corey, DVM, of the A m e r i c a n
Association of Equine Practitioners;
Myron “Doc” Etienne, chair of the
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
humane advisory committee; Mike Lucke,
communications director for the R e n o
Rodeo Committee; Carolyn Stull, identified
as an extension specialist for the
University of California at Davis Center
for Equine Health, but actually best known
as a defender of the veal industry; D a v i d
V e r t i n, of Carriage Horse Operators of
North America; Mary Brown, of H i g h
Prairie Farms, in Denver; and S h e i l a
L e h r k e, animal welfare specialist for the
International Pro Rodeo Association. The
AWC information officer is Terri Greer,
of Weatherford, Texas, who formerly held
a similar position with PRCA.
The Tyson Foundation, the charitable
arm of the Tyson Foods poultry and
pig empire, on April 25 announced it will
give $1 million to the University of
Arkansas Press over the next four years,
contingent on the university continuing an
annual $250,000 subsidy. Chancellor John
A. White announced on March 24 that the
book publishing firm would be closed due to
a $4.4 million deficit, but reversed his decision
two weeks later.

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