Michigan Angus Auxiliary

Auxiliary Board

Elected as 2020 officers and committee chairs of the Michigan Angus Auxiliary at the Michigan Angus Banquet held in March were, seated L to R: Sharon Vaassen, Ann Arbor, secretary-treasurer; Nancy Thelen, Saline, vice president; and Rachael Vaassen, Saline, president. Standing are: Lori Pillars, Martin, historian; Kendra Diekevers, Saranac, awards chair; and Ricka Boehmer, Niles, Miss Michigan Angus chair; Not pictured are Julie Thelen Conover, immediate past president and Sterling Reichenbach from Bath, scholarship chair.

2020/2021 Officers:

Rachael Coleman
(734) 645-2304 | Email: itsmerachael@gmail.com

Vice President
Nancy Thelen
(734) 944-6262 | Email: hillsideacrea01@aol.com

Sharon Vaassen
Email: svaassen@med.umich.edu

Lori Pillars
(616) 862-4619 | Email: clayknollfarm@att.net

Awards Chair
Kendra Diekevers 
Email: kdiekevers2@email.davenport.edu 

Miss Michigan Angus Chair
Ricka Boehmer
(517) 719-3158 | Email: rickab1128@hotmail.com

Scholarship Chair
Sterling Reichenbach
(517) 282-8175 | Email: sterlingreichenbach@gmail.com

Past President
Julie Thelen Conover
(734) 260-8635 | Email: thelenju@gmail.com


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Each year, Michigan Junior Angus members, who are seniors in high school, are invited to apply for the Michigan Angus Auxiliary Scholarship. The forms and directions are available to download from the American Angus Auxiliary website. Get the application & directions here. A panel of judges will review the applications. One boy’s and one girl’s applications will be forwarded to the American Angus Auxiliary Chair for consideration. The winners of the Michigan Angus Auxiliary Scholarship(s) and the Katy Maxey Memorial Scholarship will be announced at the Preview Show each year. If you have questions, please contact Sterling Reichenbach at (517) 282-8175 or sterlingreichenbach@gmail.com