Tom Boyer is a founding director and past President of the Board of the American Goat Federation (AGF). Born in Coalville, Utah, Mr. Boyer is a third generation rancher who along with his wife, Carrie and their daughter Maren, reside on the home ranch, Boyer Land and Livestock, where he was born. He and his wife, also a third generation sheep producer, own Chalk Creek Boers. They are originating partners in NUSAA with Dirk Louw from Namibia, and Geoff and Ceilia Burnett Smith from Australia which resulted in the importation of ten does, ten bucks and 136 embryos in 2007. They also have a show wether goat flock, as well as a flock of registered Rambouillets that has produced several national champions, and provides commercial rams in the western U.S.
Mr Boyer is Vice President of the Utah Woolgrowers Association, and sits on the Board of Trustees for the Appraisal Foundation. He served as National President of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers from 2005 to 2006, President of the American Rambouillet Sheep Breeders Association, and Vice President of the International Boer Goat Association. He is co-founder [along with Carrie] and first President of the Mountain States Meat Goat Association. He is Executive Director of Lifelong Learning Center in Evanston, Wyoming, and was Marketing, Finance & Economics Adjunct Professor at Western Wyoming College. In addition, he has chaired numerous national, state and local committees, teams and foundations.
Mr. Boyer attended Brigham Young University where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Ag Econ and a Masters Degree in Agribusiness. He also attended American University in Cairo, Egypt. In 1980, he created the TVB Management Company, which is a leading management, consulting and appraisal firm serving agriculture around the world. He has also consulted with numerous international governments including Altima Financial Partners, London England in evaluating and acquisition of mega farms around the world. He currently consults with Halderman Farm Management [Indiana] on farm properties in the west.