Kaelberer elected to American Simmental Assoc. Board of Trustees
February 11, 2015
Claye Kaelberer of New Salem, North Dakota has been elected by the American Simmental Association (ASA) membership as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Kaelberer Simmentals, which has been in existence for 38 years, is owned by Claye Kaelberer and his family, and is located near New Salem, North Dakota. The fifth generation to live on the original homesteaded family farm, he purchased his first 200 acres as a junior in high school. Their herd of 170 cows is managed with a focus on the needs of their neighbors' and customers' commercial operations. Making extensive use of AI and embryo transfer, bulls are sold through the Edge of the West Sale along with other members of the sale group. A former recipient of the prestigious Promoter of the Year Award by the North Dakota Simmental Association (NDSA), Kaelberer is deeply involved in numerous community and state organizations. A former president of the NDSA, Kaelberer has also chaired the North Dakota Bull Test and serves on the North Dakota Showcase Sale Committee. Claye and his wife, Michelle, are the parents of three children: Lindsay John, Brittany Rau and Conner.
–American Simmental Assoc.