About the International Livestock Identification Association
The ILIA headquartered in Sacramento California with Chad Parker acting as the ILIA Secretary Treasurer.
The ILIA is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The current ILIA President Garth Woods (Saskatchewan), President Elect Jack Noble (Oregon), Vice President Cody Burlile (Idaho), Director at Large Howard Brittain (Texas), Alternate Director at Large Shawn Davis (New Mexico), Past President John Suther (California).
The ILIA is proud to have created the "Tom Spencer Charity Fund" which is funded yearly through the ILIA conference and charity auction. This fund is used to provide post-secondary scholarships for young adults across the United States and Western Canada from member organizations of the ILIA. Some of the funding can be used to fund guest speakers to the annual conference, and this is controlled through the Fund Committee of the ILIA.
Texas Southwest Cattle Raisers Association will be hosting the 75th Annual (2022) conference in Forth Worth, Texas. The 2021 Conference was hosted in San Diego, California.
ILIA is an organization of member states, provinces, New Zealand, and Native American Tribal Nations where livestock brand recording, livestock identification and livestock inspection are recognized by legislation.