About the International Livestock Identification Association
The ILIA is headquartered in Helena Montana with Tammy Bridges acting as the ILIA Secretary Treasurer.
The ILIA is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The current ILIA President is Scott Williamson (Texas), President Elect – Cody James (Utah), Vice President – Blaine Northrop (Nevada), Director At Large – John Suther (California), Alternate Director At Large – Vacant, Immediate Past President – Cpl. Christian (Chris) Reister (Alberta).
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.
The ILIA hosts its annual conference in July each year. Idaho is proud to be hosting the 71st annual (2017) ILIA conference in Boise. The 2016 conference was hosted in Fargo, North Dakota.
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.