Kelsey and his ohana manages Waiakea Uka Ranch, with pastures in Waimea, Honomu and Waiakea Uka. They raise pure and percentage Dorper sheep, as well as a herd of black angus cattle. They sell their selection of lamb cuts at local markets and restaurants.
Daphne McKeehan Secretary
Daphne and her family own and operate Ahualoa Hog Farm and has raised hogs for 21 years and meat sheep for 10 years. They take pride in their livestock and continuously focus on genetic improvement. Daphne is also the owner and operator of Convenience Plus and Alkala Property Management.
Thema Black Vice-President
Since 2009, Thema manages the sheep herd at University of the Nations in Kona, a mix of St. Croix and Dorper crosses. In the 70-90's she and her family operated a sheep ranch in Oregon, where she showed and sold registered Suffolks. She is a volunteer staff member at YWAM Kona.
Amy Decker Treasurer
Amy and her husband Rick own and operate Silver Oaks Ranch in Kona. They run a small Boutique Inn and also breed and sell (and milk!) a small herd of hand selected registered Nigerian Dwarf goats. Amy has been breeding and selling Nigerian Dwarf goats since 2001 when she imported the first registered breed to the islands.
Chris Willcox Director
Chris is the owner/operator of Goat Dozers, a sustainable brush clearing solution working out of Kona.