Directors

CURRENT DIRECTORS

John Brewer
Winston Gilmore
Steven Yeagar
Clayton Caraway
Jeremy Lenz
Stewart Rogers
Kyle Burk
Ryan Kennedy
Trent Cunningham

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John Brewer

Pres/Hospitality

John was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. he grew up working in the summer on a stocker operation near Follett, Texas owned by Gossett Inc. He graduated from Tascosa High School in 2006 then went on to study Agribusiness at Oklahoma State University and graduated in 2009. He married his high school sweetheart, Addison Raleigh Brewer, in the summer of 2013. John has lived in the Dalhart/Hartley area since 2010. ohn is now a partner in Flatland LLC, which deals in agricultural sales and crop insurance.

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Winston Gilmore

BBQ

Winston was born and raised in Dalhart. After graduating Dalhart High School in 1998 he spent five years in the United States Navy. Winston has been employed at Rita Blanca Well Services which is a family owed business since 1996. Winston and his wife Brenda attend St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Together they have 6 children. Cali, Jessika, Hayden, Matthew, Jaycee, and Dallon. And 4 grandchildren.

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Steven Yeager

Concessions

Steven Yeagar was born in Graham, Texas where he grew up on a ranch north of Olney. he later moved to Vega where he graduated in 1993. Soon after he went to work for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. In 1995 he moved to Dalhart where he assisted in the opening of the Dalhart Prison and is now the Field Lieutenant. Steven is married to Tammie and they have two children; a daughter Cassie and a son Tyrell. Steven and his family live in Hartley. Steven is involved with the Hartley Volunteer Fire and EMS.

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Clayton Caraway

Rodeo

Clayton was born and raised in Kyle, Texas on his family’s registered Angus ranch. he is a Texas A&M graduate, after working in the sports industry he decided it was time to get back to his roots in Agriculture. He moved to the Dalhart area in 2011 to begin working for Cactus Feeders as a Feed Manager and Cattle Manager. he is now working for Green Country Equipment in Dalhart as a sales rep. He is married to Cristina, who graduated from Texas Tech and works for First State Bank in Dalhart Tx. They are members of Central United Methodist Church.

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Jeremy Lenz

Vice Pres / Pork Chop

Jeremy Lenz was raised in Dalhart. Graduated from Dalhart High School in 2000. He is a custom farmer and farms his own land with his family as well. Jeremy is married to Jennifer, together the run the Hula Hut. They have two children, Kambry and Korbin.

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Stewart Rogers

Dance

Stewart was born and raised in Helotes Texas. he graduated from John Marshall High School in San Antonio in 1996 and then attended Schreiner University in Kerrville earning a Bachelor Degree in History in 2003. After graduating from Schreiner he became the General Manageer of John T Floore’s Country Store, a Music Venue in Helotes. In 2010 he left Floore’s to become a Texas Game Warden. In 2011 he moved to Dalhart Texas where he currently lives and serves as Dallam and Hartley Counties Game Warden.

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Kyle Burk

BBQ/Hoopie/Grounds

Kyle grew up in a small farming and ranching community in south east Colorado. Kyle graduated from Pritchett High school in 2009 and studied at Laramie County Community college in 2010. Kyle moved to Texas in 2013 to be with His wife Kandace Burk. Kyle works at Warren Cat where he is the Rental Branch Manager and His wife is a 1st grade teacher. Kyle and Kandace have 3 little girls Norah, Addie, and Kaityn.

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Ryan Kennedy

Concessions/Parade/Grounds/Watermelon Feed

Ryan Kennedy was born in Wichita, KS. His family soon moved to Dalhart to be closer to relatives where he was raised. As a young boy Ryan delivered newspapers to the local community. In high school he was part of the Golden Wolf Band and worked for The Grill. In 2007 Ryan graduated from Dalhart High School and started his career with United Supermarkets where he currently resides as Grocery Manager. In his spare time Ryan enjoys working on cars and dabbling in photography.

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Trent Cunningham

Hospitality/Secretary-Treasurer/Queens/Grounds

Trent Cunningham was born and raised in Dalhart, Texas. After graduating from Dalhart High School in 2000 he spent about decade in different parts of the country teaching golf. Trent eventually made it back to Lubbock, Texas where he met his wife Julee. Trent is the BSA Officer for Dalhart Federal Savings and Loan and Julee teaches 8 th grade math. Together they have two wonderful children, Calee (4) and Marshall (1).

XIT DIRECTORS 2010’s

2017
Jake Burns, Pres., Winston Gilmore, Vice Pres., John Brewer, Sec-Tres., Seth Maness,  Charlie Griggs, Steven Yeager, Clayton Caraway, Jeremy Lenz, Stewart Rogers

2016
John Bezner, Pres.; Jake Burns, Vice Pres.; John Brewer, Sec-Tres.; Daniel Brown, Joe Garcia, Winston Gilmore, Charlie Griggs, Seth Maness, Steven Yeager

2015
Jason Swain, Pres.; Joe Garcia, Vice Pres.; Daniel Brown, Sec-Treas.; John Bezner, Jake Burns, Charlei Griggs, Rusty Hembree, Mike Kulhavey, Seth Maness

2014
Jimmy Wright Pres, Jason Swain Vice Pres, Justin Wagner, Josh Vogel, Rusty Hembree, Mike Kulhavy, John Bezner, Joe Garcia, Daniel Brown

2013
Chris Bell Pres, Jimmy Wright Vice Pres, Gene Frische, David Bierbaum, Justin Wagner, Josh Vogel, Rusty Hembree, Jason Swain, Mike Kulhavy

2012
Ryan Moorhouse, Pres, Chris Bell Vice-pres, David Bierbaum, Mitchel Bezner,Seth Gustin, Gene Frische, Jimmy Wright, Justin Wagner, Josh Vogel

2011
Greg Batenhorst, pres.; Ryan Moorhouse, vicepres.; Chad Strafuss, sec.-treas.j Andrew Banks, Chris Bell, David Bierbaum, Mitchel Bezner, Seth Gustin, Gene Frische

2010
Scott Simmons, pres.; Greg Batenhorst, vicepres.; Chad Strafuss, sec.-treas.; Andrew Banks, Marty Galloway, Troy Valdez, Mitchel Bezner, Seth Gustin, Ryan Moorhouse.

XIT DIRECTORS 2000’s

2009
John Foley, pres.; Scott Simmons, vice-pres.; Travis Taylor, sec.-treas.; Tommy Parker, Marty Galloway, Troy Valdez, Greg Batenhorst, Chad Strafuss, Andrew Banks.

2008
Chip Bowers, pres.; John Foley, vice-pres.; Travis Taylor, sec.-treas.; Grant Gergen, David Finkenbinder, Tommy Parker, Scott Simmons, Marty Galloway, Troy Valdez.

2007
Junior Frische, pres.; Chip Bowers, vice-pres.; Jeff Lackie, sec.-treas.; Craig Knight, Grant Gergen, David Finkenbinder, Tommy Parker John Foley, Travis Taylor,

2006
Jeff Langen, pres.; Junior Frische, vice-pres.; Jeff Lackie, sec.-treas.; Stephen Bezner, Turner Pollard, Craig Knight, Grant Gergen, Chip Bowers, David Finkenbinder.

2005
Jarett Bowers, pres., Jeff Langen, vice-pres,; Adam Bowers, sec-treas.; Boyd Barrow, Stephen Bezner, Turner Pollard, Jeff Lackie, Junior Frische, Craig Knight.

2004
Elbert Jones, pres.; Jarrett Bowers, vice-pres.; Adam Bowers, sec.-treas.; Brian Banks, Boyd Barrow, Jeff Langen, Stephen Bezner, Turner Pollard.

2003
John Newsom, pres.; Elbert Jones, vice-pres.; Mark Lowe, sec.-treas.; Justin Moore, Brian Banks, Jarret Bowers, Boyd Barrow, Adam Bowers.

2002
Jeff Ewing, pres.; Altus Jones, vice-pres.; Brian Walker, sec.-treas.; John Newsom, Justin Moore, Elbert Jones, Brian Banks, and Mark Lowe.

2001
Mark Clark, pres.; Jeff Ewing, vice-pres.; Brian Walker, sec.-treas.; Altus Jones, Tracy Brown, Justin Moore, Shawn Whatley, John Newsom, and Tracy Howell.

2000
Brad Banks, pres.; Tracy Howell, vice-pres.; Jeff Hutton, sec.-treas.; Altus Jones, Tracy Brown, Mark Clark, Brian Walker, and Jeff Ewing.

XIT DIRECTORS 1990’s

1999
Seth Ralston, pres.; Jerry Dorsett, vice-pres.; Jeff Hutton, sec.-treas.; Tracy Howell, Toby Abbot, Darrell Ferguson, Tracy Brown, Mark Clark, Corky Coke, Kenny Brown, and Brad Banks.

1997
Steve Handley, pres.; Cecil Johnson, vice-pres.; Troy Crawford, sec.-treas.; Seth Ralston, Kenny Brown, Dean Stull, Corky Coke, Darrell Ferguson, and Jerry Dorsett.

1996
Mark Brown, pres.; Danny Smallwood, vice pres.; Troy Crawford, sec.-treas; Wes Werner, Cecil Johnson, Steve Handley, Dean Stull, Alan Wood, and Luther Breuer.

1995
Mark Brown, pres: Scott Womble, vice-pres.; Tommy Edwards, sec.-treas.; Mike Wing, Danny Smallwood, Wes Werner, Cecil Johnson, Steve Handley, and Troy Crawford.

1994
Greg Duggan, pres.; Loyd Johnson, vice-pres.; Tommy Edwards, sec.-treas.; Kelly Ferguson, Scott Womble, Mike Wing, Danny Smallwood, Wes Werner, and Mark Brown.

1993
Mark Hanbury, prss.: Kelly Ferguson, vice-pres.; Greg Duggan, sec.-treas.; Paul Henderson, Will Snead, Loyd Johnson, Tommy Edwards, Scott Womble, and Mike Wing.

1992
Kevin Caddell, prss.: Charlie Hodo, vice-pres.; Mark Hanbury, sec.-treas.; Carl Finch, Paul Henderson, Will Snead, Greg Duggan, Kelly Ferguson, and Loyd Johnson.

1991
Mel Przilas, pres.; Charlie Hodo, vice-pres.; Kevin Caddell, sec.-treas.; Carl Finch, Ike Carter, Will Snead, Carl Sisco, Paul Henderson, and Mark Hanbury.

1990
Rusty Gilmore, pres.; Kenneth Pack, vice-pres. Jeff Brown, sec.-treas.; Mel Przilas, Ken Sadau, Carl Sisco, Ike Carter, Kevin Caddell, Carl Finch, and Charlie Hodo.

XIT DIRECTORS 1980’s

1989
Rusty Gilmore, pres.; Cleve Gustin, vice-pres.; Jeff Brown, sec.-treas.; Mel Przilas, Ken Sadau, Carl Sisco, Kenneth Pack, Ike Carter, Shon Qualls, and Roger Banks.

1988
David Guest, pres.; Vernon Reif, vice-pres.; Scot A. Renick, sec.-treas.; Cleve Gustin, Roger Banks, Shon Qualls, Jeff Brown, Kenneth Pack, Ken Sadau, and Rusty Gilmore.

1987
Randy Sublette, pres.; Dale Reagan, vice-pres.; Scot A. Renick, sec.-treas.; Jay Rounsaville, Wayne Moore, David Guest, Vernon Reif, Cleve Gustin, Roger Banks, and Shan Qualls.

1986
Ronnie Hanbury, pres.; Hardy Gordon, vice-pres.; Randy Sublette, sec. -treas.; Wayne Moore, Dale Reagan, Jay Rounsaville, David Guest, Vernon Reif, and Scot A. Renick.

1985
Pat Northcutt, pres.; Ronnie Hanbury, vice-pres.; Randy Sublette, sec.-treas.; Hardy Gordon, Rick Cunningham, Jay Rounsaville, Bill Crawford, Wayne Moore, and Dale Reagan.

1984
Sam Gustin, pres.; Don Bowers, vice-pres.; Pat Northcutt, sec.-treas.; Hardy Gordon, Rick Cunningham, Ronnie Farris, Bill Crawford, Ronnie Hanbury, and Dean Bingham.

1983
Marvin Wilson, pres.; Jody Bezner, vice-pres.; Bill Crawford, sec.-treas.; Bud Snead, Sam Gustin, Ronnie Farris, Don Bowers, Pat Northcutt, and Rick Cunningham.

1982
Red Parker, pres.; Marvin Wilson, vice-pres.; Mike Koehler, sec.-treas.; Larry Robinson, Sam Gustin, Ronnie Farris, Don Parker, Don Bowers, Jody Bezner, and Bud Snead.

1981
Bob White, president; Kenneth Austin, vice-pres.; Mike Koehler, sec.-treas.; Larry Robinson, Wilbur Albrecht, Red Parker, Don Parker, Marvin Wilson, Jody Bezner, and Bud Snead.

XIT DIRECTORS 1970’s

1979
Mac Bates, pres.; Jimmy Brown, vice-pres.; Dr. A S. Abdullah, sec.-treas.; Greg Foster, Keith Metcalf, Wilbur Albrecht, Kenneth Austin, and Bob White. i9COc)路. Dr. P-.. S. P-”oduan, pres.; Keith Metcat, vice-pres.; Mike Koehler, sec-treas.; Bob White, Kenneth Austin, Wilbrecht, Red Parker, Don Parker, Larry Robinson, and Greg Foster.

1978
Doug Davis, pres.; Mac Bates, vice-pres.; Dr. A S. Abdullah, sec.-treas.; Lee Heiskell, Leon Labrier, Jimmy Brown, Greg Foster, and Keith Metcalf

1977
Arty Watkins, pres.; Doug Davis, vice-pres.; Billy Chesnut, sec.-treas.; Buddy McKie, Mac Bates, Jimmy Brown, Tom Swanner, Lee Heiskell, and Leon Labrier.

1976
Gary Finch, pres.; Arty Watkins, vice-pres.; Billy Chesnut, sec.-treas.; Doug Davis, Lee Heiskell, Leon Labrier, Keith Green, John McNey, and Buddy McKie.

1975
Oran Gossett, pres.; Gary Finch, vice-pres.; Billy Chesnut, sec.-treas.; Jack Johnson, John McNey, Tom Bartlett, Keith Green, and Arty Watkins.

1974
Jack Conrad, pres.; Oran Gossett, vice-pres.; John O. Colquitt III, sec.-treas.; Jack Johnson, Tom Bartlett, Keith Green, John McNey, and Gary Finch.

1973
Dick Barber, pres.; Jack Conrad, vice-pres.; John O. Colquitt III, sec.-treas.; John David, AI Gallo, Jack Johnson, Tom Bartlett, and Oran Gossett.

1972
Dick Barber, pres.; Ray Snead, vice-pres.; John O. Colquitt III, sec.-treas.; Jack Conrad, John David, Huie Stanley, Newton Foster, and AI Gallo.

1971
Herb Krumwiede, pres.; Raymond Wallin, vice- pres.; Dick Barber, sec-treas.; Newton Foster, Huie Stanley, John David, AI Gallo, and Ray Snead.

1970
Myles Floyd, pres.; Herb Krumwiede, vice-pres.; Raymond Wallin, treas.; Gary Coleman, Ray Snead, Newton Foster, Huie Stanley, and Harry Reynolds.

XIT DIRECTORS 1960’s

1969
Claude Nelson, pres.; Hoss Carter, vice-pres.; Raymond Wallin, treas.; Gary Coleman, Myles Floyd, Herb Krumwiede, and Harry Reynolds.

1968
Harry Reynolds, pres.; Hugh Ed Barber, vice pres.; Claude Nelson, treas.; Hoss Carter, Gary Coleman, Myles Floyd, and Don Gilbert.

1967
Don Gilbert, pres.; Rusty Higgins, vice-pres.; Claude Nelson, treas.; Hoss Carter, Harry Reynolds, Hugh Ed Barber, and Sam Singleton..

1966
Gilbert Wynn, pres.; Sam Singleton, vice-pres.; Homer Davis, treas.; Bob Beller, Rusty Higgins, Don Gilbert, and Hugh Ed Barber.

1965
Bob Beller, pres.; Gilbert Wynn, vice-pres.; Earl Wilbur, treas.; Homer A. Davis, Larry K. Fuller, Rusty Higgins, and Sam Singleton.

1964
O. H. Finch, Jr., pres.; Bob Beller, vice-pres.; Earl Wilbur, treas.; Allen Swenson, Homer A. Davis, Larry K. Fuller, and Gilbert Wynn.

1963
Victor Hackfield, pres.; Allen Swenson, vice pres.; Earl Wilbur, treas.; Bob Beller, Larry K. Fuller, and O. H. Finch, Jr.

1962
Jack Culbertson, pres.; Ed Lathem, vice-pres.; Doyle Hanbury, treas.; Victor Hackfield, Allen Swenson, and O. H. Finch, Jr.

1961
Winston Pritchard, pres.; Jack Culbertson, vice- pres.; Jimmie Pigman, Ed Lathem, Doyle Hanbury and Victor Hackfield.

1960
Winston Pritchard, pres.; Jack Culbertson, vice- pres.; Doug Brown, treas.; Charles Steel, Jimmie P~ffioI aWl c.~ lan~ffi.

XIT DIRECTORS 1950’s

1959
Garland Palmer, pres.; Burton Hanbury, vice- pres.; Winston Pritchard, Jimmi Pigman, Charles Steel, Doug Brown and Onis Crawfordex-officio, sec.

1958
Garland Palmer, pres.; Burton Hanbury, vice- pres.; Finis Dejarnett, Jimmie Pigman, Charles Steel, Doug Brown and On is Crawford, ex-officio sec.

1957
Garland Palmer, pres.; Burton Hanbury, vice- pres.; Caylor Caddell, treas.; Eddie Jones, Finis Dejarnett, and Nick Craig, ex-officio sec.

1956
E. G. Schuhart II, pres.; H. L. McCleskey, vice-pres.; Caylor Caddell, treas.; Eddie Jones, Garland Palmer, and Nick Craig, ex-officio sec..

1955
Glenn Johnson, pres.; Arnold Tovrea, vice-pres.; John O. Colquitt, Jr., treas.; E. G. Schuhart II, H.L. McCleskey, and Nick Craig, ex-officio sec.

1954
Glenn Johnson, pres.; Arnold Tovrea, vice-pres.; John O. Colquitt, Jr., treas.; Rue Wharton, W. L. Stout, and Nick Craig, ex-officio sec.

1953
Rue Wharton, pres.; Glenn Johnson, treas; Arnold Tovrea, Ed Pritchard, Dick Stout and Nick Craig, ex-officio sec.

1952
Ed Pritchard, pres.; Rue Wharton, vice-pres.; Glenn Johnson, treas.; Archie Bailey, Arnold Tovrea, and W. E. Cantrell.

1951
Frank B. Farwell, pres.; C. H. Kuper, vice-pres.; AC. Hallmark, sec.-treas.; H. C. Parker, and Archie Bailey.)

1950
Frank B. Farwell, pres.; J. C. Parker, vice-pres.; AC. Hallmark, sec.-treas.; A L. Bailey, and F.L. Jolley.

XIT DIRECTORS 1940’s

1949
Allyn D. Finch, pres.; J. C. Parker, vice-pres.; A.C. Hallmark, sec.-treas.; A L. Bailey, and F.L. Jolley.

1948
Allyn D. Finch, pres.; J. C. Parker, vice-pres.; A C. Hallmark, sec. Treas.; Elwert Watkins, and Emmett T. Hale.

1947
Allyn D. Finch, pres.; J. C. Parker, vice-pres.; A C. Hallmark, sec. Treas.; Elwert Watkins, and Emmett T. Hale.

1946-42
Dan W. Spencer, pres.; Allyn D. Finch, vice- pres.; J. C. Parker, sec.-treas.; Charles E.Coombes, Jr., and S. E. Brown.

1941
Dan W. Spencer, Pres.; Allyn D. Finch, vice- pres.;J. C. Parker, sec.-treas.; Charles E. Coombes Jr.,and Willis Stewart.

1940
Charles E. Coombes, Jr., pres.; Allyn D. Finch, vice pres.; W. H. Coon, sec.-treas.; John B. Honts, and J. C. Parker.

XIT DIRECTORS 1930’s

1939
John O. Colquitt, Sr., pres.; Allyn D. Finch, vice- pres.; Frank B. Farwell, sec-treas.; Charles E. Coombes, Jr., and John B. Honts.

1938
John O. Colquitt, Sr., pres.; Allyn D. Finch, vice- pres.; Frank B. Farwell, sec.-treas.; R. S. Chatelain, and Charles E. Coombes, Jr.

1937
S. E. Brown, pres.; John O. Colquitt, Sr., vice- pres.; Frank B. Farwell, sec-treas.