* Chapter memberships are NOT restricted to county lines.
President - Heather Dawn - Abilene, Texas
Chapter Information - The Big Country CattleWomen is a new chapter of the Texas CattleWomen and we are an affiliate of the American CattleWomen Association. Our chapter serves Taylor, Runnels, Jones, Callahan, Nolan, Coleman and all counties in the Big Country. This chapter began in the summer of 2023, and it was founded by a diverse group of BEEF-loving women who wanted to share their love and passion for farming and ranching. We are passionate about all things BEEF! Our chapter aims to promote a community of women in the beef industry who can fellowship, educate, promote, and encourage other women to experience the ranching lifestyle. Our goal is to be active in our community and to encourage future BEEF stewards for generations to come
President - Andrea Woods - College Station, Texas
Chapter Information - We are centrally located in Brazos County, Texas. We have members from each of the contiguous counties - Grimes, Robertson, Burleson and Madison. We welcome anyone in our area who is interested in learning more about the beef industry. You do NOT need to be a cattle owner to be a member. Our meetings are typically held the first Monday of each month. We are a new group hoping to grow our membership and make a difference in our community on behalf of the beef industry. We have both an Instagram page and a Facebook page.
President - Sherry Helmer - George West, Texas
Email Phone: 956-241-1653
Chapter Information - Brush Country CattleWomen was organized in 1975 as a local chapter of Texas CattleWomen and American National CattleWomen. Members are located in Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces and San Patricio Counties. Membership is open to all women concerned with the industry and beef nutrition. You do not need to be a cattle raiser to be a CattleWomen. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, except July and August. Volunteer hostesses arrange venues and speaker throughout our seven county area. For more information and to receive our newsletter, please contact the president.
President - Robyn Fox
Email Phone: 325-280-9978
Chapter Information - Central Tx CattleWomen was organized in 2019. Meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month. Members are located in Brown, Comanche, Eastland, Callahan and Mills counties, however, membership is open to women of all counties that would like to participate. Visit us and get updates on Instagram or our FaceBook Page Central Tx CattleWomen. Owning cattle is not a requirement having a passion is!
President - Julie Shaw & Ashlee Miller - Coleman, Texas
Chapter Information - Serves primarily Coleman County with approximately 50 members. Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month. 2023 is the 50 year anniversary of the Circle C CattleWomen. This year Circle C is honored to have co-presidents that are both related to Patsy Miller, the original founder of Circle C CattleWomen. Julie Shaw is a niece of Patsy Miller and Ashlee Miller is a granddaughter in law. All three of these ladies have ranched on the land originally purchase by J.P. Morris in 1884 from funds he earned driving cattle to northern markets through Coleman County on the Great Western Trail. The Great Western Trail came through Coleman County and is celebrated each year in Coleman. Circle C CattleWomen have added markers along the trail and host their large fund raising event during the Great Western Trail Days, but are also involved in Ag Days, Youth Stock Show and other community events.
President - Lindsey Alexander - Lampasas, Texas
Chapter Information - Members come from Lampasas, Burnet, Mills and San Saba counties. Monthly meeting the first Monday of each month at a different location each month. Annual "Mooo"nlight Madness Golf Tournament, a scholarship fundraiser, is a night tournament which benefits our local scholarship fund. We also team with a local drive in each Father's Day and give a $100 of Beef Gift Certificates and a grilling basket. We are very excited about being able to give $1,000 worth of scholarships away each year. Annually we also award a First Time Beef Exhibitor Award to each new beef project participant at the Lampasas County Livestock Show and Food Show.
President - Sarah Webb
Concho Valley CattleWomen - Formed to serve the cattle women in the Concho Valley. Members are located in Tom Green, Schleicher, Irion, Reagan, Glasscock, Sterling, Coke, Runnels and Concho counties. Meetings are held quarterly on the first Saturday of that month. (January, April, July, October) As a new chapter, we are still building our education and service opportunities.
President - Portia Olson
Website Phone: 713-409-9220
Members come from 10 counties Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Freestone, Gregg, Henderson, Houston, Navarro, Rusk, and Smith. We participate in many local events and expos to promote and educate the community on the beef industry. Monthly meetings are held every 4th Saturday of the month at the Anderson County Livestock Exchange.
President - Liz Anthony - Friona, Texas
Email Phone: 806-206-7800
Chapter Information- Members live in Deaf Smith, Randall, Potter, Parmer and Castro Counties. Monthly meetings held 3rd Thursday each hosted by a couple of members in different locations. HCW enjoy grilling at community events & has become well known for our steak-on-a-stick. A few years ago a generous sponsor outfitted HCW with a grill trailer, so now we promote beef & grill at everything from golf tournaments to brisket cook-offs! HCW also donates time, resources and BEEF through many activities throughout the year to the following local charities and civic organizations: Area Food Bank, Hereford Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Lion’s Club, Christmas Stocking Fund, and Ronald McDonald House. HCW awards $1500 annually in scholarships to high school seniors.
President - Karen Schneider - Kendall County
Members come from 14 counties; Bandera, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Bexar, Real, and San Saba.
Meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month and RSVP’s are requested by the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Monthly meetings will include HCCW’s business meeting, a featured speaker, and a beef lunch at the venue. There are no meetings in November, December, July and August.
We are active in promoting and educating our youth and the public of our industry. The nutritional value of beef, beef byproducts in their daily life, safety practices near animals and machinery and environmental practices we implement as good stewards of the land.
The HCCW participates in County Ag Days throughout the region, Food and Wine Fest in Fredericksburg, Texas, and other events to promote beef and educate youth. The Women’s Ranch Seminar is a free one-day seminar in June for women of the Hill Country to learn and interact with industry professionals. The annual fund raiser, the Hill Country CattleWomen’s Spring Round-Up, is in April each year. It features a steak dinner, dancing to a live band, live and silent auctions and fun raffles. From this very successful event, the HCCW awards annual scholarships to college students from the region in their junior or senior years of education and to men and women wishing to attend or attending a trade school. Additional information may be found on the HCCW website.
President - Tanya - Schulenburg, Texas
Chapter Information - Members come from Fayette, Colorado & Lavaca Counties. We meet monthly, typically on the 4th Wednesday of the month at varying locations and rotating between lunch and supper. A current posting of times and locations is on our web site. Main activities include: Annual 5K Ranch Run the first weekend in August which is held in conjunction with the Schulenburg Festival as the primary scholarship fundraiser, participate in state activities like Ag Day and Beef For Father’s Day, donate hamburger to area food banks and high school home economic programs, and exhibit at local health fairs. We award a number of scholarships annually to graduating high school seniors in our communities. New members are always welcome.
President - Jan Elliott - Uvalde, Texas
Chapter Information- Members live in Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Dimmit, Frio, Guadalupe, Kendall, Kinney, LaSalle, Lubbock, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Real, Tarrant, Uvalde, Webb, Wharton, Wilson and Zavala counties. Our monthly meetings are held throughout South Texas at ten am the third Tuesday of each month, September through May. We do not meet in the summer except to promote Beef for Father's Day and to have an executive board retreat. STCW are the official hostesses for the annual Briscoe Ranch BBQ Cook Off at the Crossroads, Miss Rodeo Texas sponsors, beef providers to three South Texas Children's Homes, “Steaks for Troops,” Wounded Warriors, active and retired military and San Antonio rodeo contestants. STCW also support youth in 4-H, FFA and other agriculture related organizations and gives a cash prize to a Miss Rodeo America contestant who receives her Masters of Beef Advocacy.
President - Mary Garbett, Houston, Texas
Chapter Information – Counties include Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller and Wharton. We meet the third Wednesday of the month at various locations (no meetings March, June, July and August). Annual events include: Beef for Father’s Day Promotion, serving beef meals to families at the Ronald McDonald House with entertainment for the children and serving veterans and families of veterans at the Fisher House. Our main fundraiser is a Luncheon and Style Show in February with vendors and a raffle. At our annual Christmas party, we Toys for Tots and money for gift cards that are given to Fisher House for veterans and families. Members attend local county fairs or elementary schools to distribute Beef By Products coloring books to educate kids on the many uses of beef and its nutritional values. We award scholarships annually. New members are always welcome.
President - Amy Brainard, Canadian, Texas
Email Phone: 806-217-0383Chapter Information- Meeting are the 2nd Monday of each month in different towns or homes. Counties that Top O Texas Covers: Collingsworth, Wheeler, Hemphill, Gray, Roberts, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Ochiltree and Carson. Activities: First Saturday after labor day Style Show Spring Scholarships to high school seniors in counties that we have members. Ag Day Family of year Burnings of Bricks, Mudd Bog, Fall foliage in Canadian, Tri State Fair, WRCA Rodeo in Amarillo (Over 10,000 people coverage), Chautaqua, Beef For Fathers Day, Relay for life, Meals on Wheels in our 9 counties. Top O Texas has 7 area banks that handle Beef Gift Certificates: Shamrock, Canadian, Groom, Panhandle, Miami, Wheeler, White Deer.
President - Debbie Wellmann - Brenham, Texas
Email Phone: 936-825-4673
Chapter Information-Washington County CattleWomen was organized in early 1970 as a local chapter. Also a member of Texas CattleWomen and American National CattleWomen. WCCW has forty members. Membership is open to anyone interested in the cattle industry and beef nutrition. Junior membership is also welcome. Meetings are held six times a year on the fourth Thursday. We participate in many local events, scholarships, donate beef to local and surrounding high school classes and support the local county fair beef projects. Texas and National projects as Beef for Father's Day and Beef Leaders of Tomorrow are supported. Additional information may be received from the president.
President: Louisa Mayfield - Marfa, Texas
Chapter Information: Counties served: El Paso, Hudspeth, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Presidio, Brewster, Pecos, Reeves and Terrell. Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of each month at Noon, except January and July.
Fundraising Activities: We sell dinner and cocktail napkins featuring brands from the West of the Pecos area. Both come in packs of 50 for $5.00. We also hosted a membership drive/fundraising event this summer; with an authentic chuck wagon steak dinner, beer and wine, dancing and a chance to win a fully processed beef. We hope to make this an annual event to help grow our chapter and further our education and promotion activities.
Scholarships: We have a WPCW Scholarship Fund set up at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. Memorials may be sent to the scholarship fund by contacting WPCW Treasurer Lanell Brown, P.O. Box 522, Marfa, TX 79843.
Sponsorships: Each year, we sponsor one of the Champion Steer buckles at the Big Bend Livestock Show. We are also a Range Magazine sponsor; an educational newsletter about the agricultural and livestock industries. It is distributed semi-annually to thousands of elementary school children across the state. In addition, we host a BEEF for Father’s Day drawing. We partner with local grocery stores to give gift certificates used to purchase beef items to local families who enter.
Community Involvement: We are involved with the Kids, Kows & More program, which educates school children about BEEF and the beef industry. Our members also volunteer at Steaks for Troops events at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. The event feeds troops that are deploying and returning from battle, as well as their families.
President - Martha Crump - Henrietta, Texas
Email Phone: 940-631-6470
Chapter Information- Counties Served: Wichita, Baylor, Clay, Archer, Montague and Young. Monthly Meeting: the third Tuesday each month at the Wichita Club in Wichita Falls at 11:30 AM except for special occasions. The April meeting is at our booth at the Baylor County Ag Fair. About 200 to 300 local people attend for the complimentary lunch and excellent speakers. We do not meet July and August. Fundraising - We sell 2 sizes of napkins with local brands & the E-Z Hooks.
President - Ashby Dauer
Molly Goodnight Collegiate CattleWomen is a collegiate chapter, founded in 2020, open to students of Clarendon College. We meet every third Thursday of the month at 7p.m. Our mission is to encourage beef education for our fellow students and community members, while creating industry connections and resources for our graduating students. We plan student fundraiser activities for the rest of the student body and hope to host educational activities as well. We are excited to grow as a new chapter and beef resource in the Panhandle of Texas!
President - Courtney Herrera - Huntsville, TX
Sam Houston CattleWomen is a collegiate chapter that includes Sam Houston State University students and recent graduates. We meet on the last Thursday of the month during the regular spring and fall semesters at 6 p.m. in the Pirkle Engineering and Technology building. Activities we participate in throughout the year include beef promotion on campus, beef education in and out of the classroom and social activities within the chapter. As a newer chapter, new members are always welcomed and we are excited to see our chapter grow.
President - - College Station, TX
Texas Aggie CattleWomen is a collegiate chapter open to students from Texas A&M University and Blinn Junior College. We meet every three weeks on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Our mission is to promote beef consumption, serve and educate our community, and to provide our members with professional development and networking opportunities within the beef industry. Please feel free to contact us via email if you have any opportunities where our members can volunteer.
President - Jillian Pfeuffer - Lubbock, TX
Tech CattleWomen is a collegiate chapter open to students attending Texas Tech University. We meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 7pm. Our mission is to promote beef consumption, serve and educate our community, and to provide our members with professional development and networking opportunities within the beef industry. Please feel free to contact us via email if you have any opportunities where our members can volunteer.