The Board of Directors

Board Committees

Shirelle Erb
Chairman
Salt Lake City, Utah
Shirelle has been and Outside Director on the Western AgCredit Board of Directors since 2005. Shirelle enjoys being part of an organization that continues to look for ways to improve processes. Shirelle received a bachelor’s degree in accounting fr...

Bill Wright
Member Director
Holden, UT
Bill joined the board in 2016. He appreciates the opportunity his service on the board gives him to expand his financial knowledge and gain insight into what’s happening in the agriculture industry in Utah. Bill owns and operates a dairy farm in Ho...

Kim Haws
Member Director
Newton, Utah
Kim was elected to the Board of Directors in 2003. Kim enjoys the opportunity being a Director gives him to represent shareholders' interests and discuss the issues and financial challenges of agriculture. Kim graduated from Utah State University...

Richard Nielson
Member Director
Ephraim, Utah
Richard has served on the Western AgCredit Board of Directors since 2003. Richard enjoys the association he has with the other board members and the people he meets as a Director. Richard co-owns and operates a family cow-calf operation that he g...

Robert Johnson
Member Director
Randolph, Utah
Bob has served on the Western AgCredit Board of Directors since 1998. He enjoys the opportunity being a Board member gives him to learn more about agriculture financing and the associations with the people he works with in his capacity as a Director....

Scott Wayment
Member Director
Ogden, Utah
Scott was elected in June of 2011. Scott enjoys the opportunity membership on the Board gives him to meet farmers and see how Western AgCredit operates. Scott owns and manages a dairy farm in Warren, UT started by his grandfather. Scott has expa...

Ted Andrew
Member Director
Trenton, Utah
Ted Andrew was appointed to the Board of Directors in March of 2011. Ted enjoys the opportunity serving on the Board gives him to learn more about finance, representing the stockholders, being involved as a voting member that protects and promotes agr...

Wayne A. Smith
Member Director
Cedar City, Utah
Wayne has currently been on the Board since 2001, but he also served on the Board from 1980-1990. During his time on the Board, Wayne has served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Board. Wayne has also served on the Board of the Western Farm Credit ...

LaDell Eyre
Outside Director
Cedar City, Utah
LaDell has served as an Outside Director on the Western AgCredit Board of Directors since 2005. LaDell enjoys working with the other Directors and the Association's management team in making decisions and dealing with issues to ensure that Western AgC...