38 CALF News • April | May 2022 • Trail’s End  CALF COMMUNITY On the Human Side National The American Angus Association has named Jaclyn Upperman executive director of the Angus Foundation. She will lead the foundation’s mission of serving Angus youth, education and research. Upperman has served as the American Angus Association director of events and education, including junior activities, for eight years. Colorado The Colorado Livestock Association (CLA) announced Zachary Riley as the organization’s new chief executive officer. He will replace long-time leader Bill Hammerich. Riley is well versed in the legislative and regulatory issues related to Colorado animal agriculture. He has also been involved with industry efforts on health care, climate, energy, transportation and labor. Riley’s family has raised cattle for five generations in eastern New Mexico. Prior to joining CLA, he served as senior director of public policy and federal affairs at Colorado Farm Bureau. Kansas Brookover Feedyards, Inc., announced the acquisition of Brookover Feed Yard Scott City, previously known as Brookover Cattle Company. First built in the 1950s by Forest Brookover, the feedyard has been family owned for more than 60 years, most recently by Sam Brookover. Company ImmuCell Corporation has hired Courtney Carter as sales and marketing manager for the western region, covering Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska. ServiTech, Inc., announced the retirement of Nancy Jenny after 34 years with the company. Jenny was one of the original employees at the Hastings lab when it opened in 1988 and became the lab manager in 2003.  WILLIAM R. “BILL” ANGELL, 75, passed away Jan. 27, 2022. From his youth growing up on a farm in Michigan, Angell had a love for agriculture. He was on the livestock judging team at Michigan State University and then coached the team at the University of Wisconsin where he earned a master’s degree. Angell was a field man for the American Polled Hereford Association, then worked for the Record Stockman newspaper and Superior Livestock Auction. He later became the yards manager at the National Western Stock Show. He was a fixture ringside at production sales across the country for decades. Angell is survived by his wife, Donna, and three children. MARVIN MAUL, DVM, 89, passed away Jan. 30, 2022. Maul was raised in Kiowa, Colo., on the Maul and Sons Polled Hereford Ranch. He attained his veterinary degree from Colorado State University while serving six years in the Air Force ROTC, where he received a First Lieutenant commission from the Air Force. He and his wife, Nancy, started the Comanche Veterinary Clinic in Kiowa. They later moved to Michigan where he went to work for the Upjohn Company and from there went to California to start a 20-year career as vice president and director of corporate regulatory affairs for Syntex. Maul is survived by his wife and a daughter. GARTH MERRICK, 75, passed away March 1, 2022. After graduating from Colorado State University and serving in the National Guard, Merrick started Hereford Bi-Products in 1968 in Hereford, Texas, which evolved into Merrick Pet Care in 1988 when he began home-cooking food for his beloved pets. He used his business success to embark on his true passion, helping others. Garth had a heart for giving like no one else. He loved helping others and donated to ministries and organizations all over the country any chance he got. He loved the city of Hereford, Texas, and loved investing in the community. Merrick is survived by his wife, Susie, and four children.  William R. “Bill” Angell Marvin Maul, DVM