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Frischknecht and his wife, Marla, run Frischknecht Livestock, which is comprised of approximately 6,000 Rambouillet/Columbia cross-bred ewes, cattle and irrigated farm land. Prior to being elected president, Frischknecht served as the association?s vice president and secretary/treasurer; as chair of its Predator Management and Public Lands Committees; and as vice chair of
Frischknecht, a practicing attorney, currently serves on the Utah Sheep Board, as president of the Manti LaSal National Forest Wool Growers Association and as director of the Utah Wool Marketing Association.
He is a former president of both the Utah Wool Growers Association and the Washington, D.C.-based Public Lands Council. Frischknecht has served on the National Animal Damage Control Advisory Committee, the Utah Governor?s Agriculture Advisory Board, the Snow College Institutional Council, the Utah Board of Big Game, the Utah State Lands Grazing Advisory Council and Board and the Bureau of Land Management Richfield, Utah, District Grazing Advisory Board.
?My new position is one I do not take lightly. I am honored and dedicated to serve the sheep industry. Indicators show a bright future for our industry, not without challenges but with which we can deal,? comments Frischknecht.
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