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About ILIA

Inspection & ID Working Hand in Hand with Livestock Traceability

The ILIA is 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 Fort 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.

2024-25 Board of Directors

Position Name State/Province Phone Email
Current ILIA President Howard D. Brittain Texas (325) 340.2268
President Elect Shawn Davis New Mexico (505) 508.8734
Vice President Ty Thomas Montana (406) 439.2645
Director At Large Christian J "C J" Fell Nebraska (308) 883.2296
Alternate Director At Large Richard Wright California (916) 900-5006
Past President Cody Burlile Idaho (208) 884.7070
Secretary/Treasurer Chad Parker California (916) 900-5071

Conferences


2024 - 77th annual conference in Billings, Montana


July 14th to the 17th

2024 Agenda:

2024 Conference Agenda

2024 Registration:

2024 Registration Form


2024 Billings Hotel Information:

Northern Hotel
19 North Broadway
Billings, MT
Phone Number: (406) 867-6767

Hotel Reservation
Please reserve before June 14th, 2024

Contact information for the 2024 event is:

Ty Thomas
Assistant Administrator

Montana Department of Livestock
Lewistown, Montana


Office Phone: (406) 439-2645




2023 - 76th annual conference was hosted in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


It was hosted from July 23rd to the 26th.




ILIA MEMBERS

2022 List of ILIA Members

Click here to download the ILIA membership application form (.PDF)

State/Province Phone # Fax # Website
Alaska (907) 745.7200 (907) 745.7112 http://dnr.alaska.gov/ag/
Alberta (LIS) (403) 509.2088 (403) 509.2098 https://lis-ab.com/
Alberta Ag (780) 422.7249 (780) 422.4513 https://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/
Arizona (602) 542.4373 (602) 542.4290 https://agriculture.az.gov/
Arkansas (501) 907.2400 (501) 907.5425 https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/
British Columbia (250) 314.9686 (250) 314.9698 https://www.ownershipid.ca/
California (916) 654.0889 (916) 653.5190 https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/Livestock_ID/
Colorado (303) 869.9160 (303) 466.1429 https://ag.colorado.gov/brands
Florida (850) 410.0900 (850) 410.0918 https://www.fdacs.gov/
Hawaii (808) 973.9600 (808) 973.9613 https://hdoa.hawaii.gov/
Idaho (208) 884.7070 (208) 884.7097 https://isp.idaho.gov/brands/
Iowa (515) 281.3338 (515) 281.4819 https://iowaagriculture.gov/
Kansas (785) 564.6609 (785) 564.6778 https://www.agriculture.ks.gov/brands
Louisiana Dept of Agriculture & Forestry 1 (866) 927.2476 (225) 922.1234  https://www.ldaf.state.la.us/
Manitoba (204) 945.7690 (204) 945.4327 https://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/
Minnesota (651) 296.2942 (651) 296.7417 https://www.bah.state.mn.us/
Mississippi (601) 359.1101 (601) 359.1166 http://www.mbah.state.ms.us/
Missouri (573) 751.3377 (573) 751.6919 https://agriculture.mo.gov/
Montana (406) 444.7323 (406) 444.1929 https://liv.mt.gov/
Nebraska (308) 763.2930 (308) 763.2934 https://nbc.nebraska.gov/
Nevada (775) 738.8076 (775) 738.2639 https://agri.nv.gov/
New Mexico (505) 841.6161 (505) 841.6160 https://www.nmlbonline.com/
North Dakota (701) 223.2522 701) 223.2587 http://www.ndstockmen.org/
Ohio (614) 728.6240 (614) 728.6328 https://agri.ohio.gov/
Oklahoma (405) 235.4391 (405) 235.3608 https://www.okcattlemen.org/
Ontario (519) 826.4391 (519) 826.3940 http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/
Oregon (503) 986.4681 (503) 986.4734 https://www.oregon.gov/oda/ahid
Saskatchewan (306) 787.4682 (306) 787.1315 https://lssc.ca/
South Dakota Div of Criminal Investigation (605) 773.3331 (605) 773.4629 http://dci.sd.gov/
South Dakota State Brand Board (605) 773.3324 (605) 773.7122 https://sdbrandboard.sd.gov//
South Dakota Tribal Land Enterprise (605)747.2381 (605) 747.2965 https://www.rsttle.com/
Texas (800) 242.7820 (800) 332.8523 https://tscra.org/
Utah (801) 538.7100 (801) 538.7169 https://www.ag.utah.gov/
Washington (360) 902.1855 (360) 902.2087 https://agr.wa.gov/
Wisconsin (608) 224.4880 (608) 224.4871 https://www.datcp.wi.gov/
Wyoming (307) 777.6443 (307) 777.6561 https://wlsb.state.wy.us/

ILIA Scholarships

The Tom Spencer Endowment Trust Fund

Sponsored by International Livestock Identification Association

Scholarship Guidelines

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a post high school credited college or university program, or professional program (agriculture, law enforcement, etc.).
  • Applicants must be a child, step child or grandchild of an active ILIA member organization. The associated member, whose child, step child or grandchild is applying, must be an employee of the active ILIA member association. Any Board members and or Administration Directors above a Chief Brand Inspector would not have their child, step child or grandchild qualify.
  • Applicants must have successfully completed High School by the award date.
  • Applicants with participation in 4-H or FFA or agricultural based community service will be given priority.

AWARD

  • A one-time eligible scholarship in the amount of $2000 USD will be awarded to the successful applicant(s) each year.

APPLICATION MATERIALS TO BE RETURNED

  • Completed application form.
  • Written essay highlighting your plans to serve agriculture and rural communities upon completion of your diploma, degree or program.
  • List of volunteer and/or work experiences, school and community activities related to agriculture.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

  • May 1st of the year the Scholarship is to be awarded in.
  • Scholarship will be awarded before or during the Annual ILIA conference in July.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

    Nikki Henderson
    Livestock Services of Saskatchewan
    PO Box 1620
    Swift Current, SK Canada S9H 3V5

Selection of applicants will be determined by the current members of the ILIA Endowment Fund Committee.

Click here to download the ILIA Endowment Fund Scholarship Application...

Allied Partners

Datamars L&H Branding Irons Zoetis Telus Agriculture Central Texas Farm Credit Harlow Cattle Co