Bryan Mussard was elected President of the Montana Stockgrowers Association in December 2016. He will serve a two-year term through December 2018. Bryan previously served as 1st Vice President, elected in December 2014.
Bryan has been involved in five major segments of the beef industry. He bought his first commercial cow when he was 10 years old. He ran commercial cows for the next 16 years. He purchased his first registered cows from Shultz Angus in 1984. Today, Bryan, along with his wife, Marcia, his family, and good friends operate Reminisce Angus which sells 100 bulls annually and runs 350 mother cows. Bryan has been actively involved in the commercial feeding business for 40 years. Today, his operation weans, backgrounds, and develops 10-12,000 head of cattle annually and collects genetic data for customers through their Tracker marketing program. Bryan also manages ranches through the Big West Management Program.
Bryan and Marcia have six children: Gerad (32), Zerah (31), Silas (27), Zach (26), Talitha (23), and Lauren (19). Bryan has been a MSGA member for 24 years. He served as chairman of the MSGA Marketing Committee from 2002 to 2005, on the Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009, and as trustee for the MSGA Foundation from 2010 to 2012. He has been a member of the South Western Montana Stockmens Association for 24 years, which awarded him “Stockman of the Year” award in 2009. Bryan has also been a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association for 12 years.