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Abbott Reappoints Dalhart Resident to State Board

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed one Dalhart resident to a state board.

According to information released by the Governor's Office, Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Dalhart's Leo D. Vermedahl to the Texas Animal Health Commission. Vermedahl's new term will expire in September of 2023.

Vermedahl is the owner of Vermedahl Cattle Company and the former president of the Texas Cattle Feeders Association. Vermedahl is also a former chairman of the Texas Beef Council. The Dalhart resident holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Philosophy in nutrition from the University of Minnesota.

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