Directors

CURRENT DIRECTORS

Kyle Burk
Ryan Kennedy
Trent Cunningham
Bryce Hines
Jarret Bishop
Scanlon Daniels
James Peoples
Wyatt Banks

PAST DIRECTORS

Kyle Burk

Vice President, BBQ

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.

Ryan Kennedy

Merchandise and Concessions

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 worked for 12 years. Ryan is currently employed with Rita Blanca Electric Cooperative where he works in the metering department and assists in the IT Department. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys working on cars, taking pictures and flying drones for fun and as a commercial drone photographer.  Ryan is in a relationship with Leyny Sierra and together they have 3 children; Victoria, Nevaeh and Xavier.

Trent Cunningham

Hospitality, Secretary

Trent Cunningham was born and raised in Dalhart, Texas. After graduating from Dalhart High School in 2000 he spent about a 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 high school math. Together they have two wonderful children, Calee (7) and Marshall (3) and Ellis (5 months).

Bryce Hines

President, Junior Rodeo and Rodeo

Bryce was raised in the Oklahoma panhandle south east of Elkhart, KS on his family’s farm/ranch. Bryce graduated from Elkhart High School in 1999. Bryce then attended Seward County Community College and Fort Hays State University where he was on the baseball teams. Bryce graduated from West Texas A&M University in 2006 with a degree in Ag Education. Bryce moved to Dalhart in 2006 to be the Ag teacher at Dalhart High School and now works for Animal Health International as an outside sales assistant. Bryce is married to Ellie who works for Agrivison Farm Mgt in Hartley. Together they have two boys Kreed (13) and Krew (10). Bryce and Ellie along with their boys also own Hines Cattle which is a cow/calf operation located east of Dalhart.

Jarret Bishop

Watermelon and Pork Chop

Jarret was born and raised in Dalhart, TX where his family has a small farm and cow/calf operation. Jarret grew up in St. Anthony’s and was an active youth. He was an altar server up until he graduated and participated in CCD and CYO. After graduation in 2000 he attended West Texas A&M in Canyon, TX graduating with a degree in Equine Business and Economics. From 2007 through 2013 he moved to central Oklahoma where he was the farm manager and breeding assistant on a quarter horse breeding farm. Their prime focus was directed around the racing industry and began working with clients in Brazil to set up a quarantine and export facility. In 2013 he returned back to Dalhart to assist his Dad in the carpentry and remodeling family business. In 2016 he reconnected with Shelly Lenz who is a Dalhart native and a classmate of Jarret. The two recently married and live in Hartley. He is an active member of Knights of Columbus and St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Jarret currently custom farms out of Hartley, TX and spends his extra time forging knives and leather work.

Scanlon Daniels

Assistant Hospitality, Queens, and Treasurer Director

Scanlon was born in Iowa where his family operated a diversified swine, cattle and crop operation. After graduating from Iowa State University with Animal Science and DVM degrees he relocated in 1999 to the Oklahoma Panhandle where he worked for Seaboard Foods. In 2003 he moved to Dalhart and currently owns and operates Circle H Headquarters veterinary practice, laboratory and registered Hereford cattle operation. Scanlon has four sons: Eric, Luke, Judd and Dirk. They are members of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Dalhart.

James Peoples

Assistant to the Concessions and Hoopie

James Peoples was raised in Dalhart and is a 2003 graduate of Dalhart High School. He is employed by P&P Delco which is owned and operated by his family. James is married to Ashley. They have two children Alex and Axle.

Wyatt Banks

Assistant to the BBQ and Parade

Wyatt was born and raised in Dalhart, Texas where his family owns and operates a custom farming operation. Wyatt graduated from Dalhart in 2010 and went to work for his dad and grandpa where he still works today. He and his wife, Harley, got married in 2016 and live in Dalhart. Together they have two little girls, Callyn who is 3 years old and Raegan who is 10 months. Wyatt is the first third generation XIT director from both sides of his family.

XIT DIRECTORS 2010’s

2019
Jeremy Lenz, Pres., Clayton Caraway, Vice Pres., Trent Cunningham, Sec-Tres., Stewart Rogers, Kyle Burk, Ryan Kennedy, Bryce Hines, Mark McKay, Jarret Bishop

2018
John Brewer, Pres., Jeremy Lenz, Vice Pres., Trent Cunningham, Sec-Tres., Winston Gilmore, Steven Yeager, Clayton Caraway, Stewart Rogers, Kyle Burk, Ryan Kennedy

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, Waggoner, Josh Vogel, Rusty Hembree, Mike Kulhavy, John Bezner, Joe Garcia, Daniel Brown

2013
Chris Bell Pres, Jimmy Wright Vice Pres, Gene Frische, David Bierbaum, Waggoner, 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 Waggoner, 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.