Brian McFarlane Receives the 2022 AMSA Industry and Organizational Leadership Award

May 11, 2022

220_McFarlaneKearney, MO. May 11, 2022 – The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announces Mr. Brian McFarlane as the 2022 AMSA Industry and Organizational Leadership Award recipient. McFarlane will be recognized during the 75th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation on June 14, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, co-hosted by Iowa State University, Kemin Food Technologies, the National Pork Board, and Hormel Foods Corporation.

"For this award, we looked for a candidate whose leadership ability enhanced the meat industry as a whole and that of their colleagues or others. In addition, they needed to demonstrate an active role in AMSA," commented Dr. Phyllis Shand, Committee Chair from the University of Saskatchewan.

The AMSA Industry and Organizational Leadership Award was established to recognize2015 Smithfield - New those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in an area related to the meat industry. The Industry and Organizational Leadership Award is sponsored by Smithfield Foods, Inc.

McFarlane, Head of Technical Services at JBS USA, said, “I truly love the livestock and meat industry. It is a great honor to be selected as the recipient of this award. The industry is full of a lot of talented people with great minds. I am beyond words to be this year’s recipient!”

About American Meat Science Association

The American Meat Science Association is a broad-reaching organization of individuals that discovers, develops, and disseminates its collective meat science knowledge to provide leadership, education, and professional development.

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