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 John Suther (California), President Elect Garth Woods (Saskatchewan), Vice President Jack Noble (Oregon), Director at Large Cody Burlile (Idaho), Alternate Director at Large Howard Brittain (Texas), Past President Blaine Northrop (North Dakota).
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.
Arizona Department of Agriculture will be hosting the 74th Annual (2020) conference in Prescott, Arizona. The 2019 Conference was hosted in Calgary, Alberta.
ILIA is an organization of member states, provinces, and Native American Tribal Nations where livestock brand recording, livestock identification and livestock inspection are recognized by legislation.