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Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Iowa

2022 Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show

Sponsors, Celebrities, Exhibitors and Steers

Note: The Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show will begin at 4:30 p.m. CST on Saturday, August 13. The live stream will be available, starting at 4:00 p.m. You can stream the show live at:

1. Sponsors: Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen's Association

    Celebrity: Kim Reynolds, Governor of Iowa

    Exhibitor: Maxwell Tiarks, of Underwood

    Steer: Benny

2. Sponsors: Crawford County Cattlemen and Nor-AM Cold Storage

    Celebrity: Adam Gregg, Lieutenant Governor of Iowa

    Exhibitor: Tommy Fitzsimmons, of Vail

    Steer: Chrome

3. Sponsor: Davis County Beef Promoters

    Celebrity: Will Epperly, 2022 World Champion Auctioneer

    Exhibitor: Max Taylor, of Bloomfield

    Steer: Boomer

4. Sponsors: Mahaska County Cattlemen & Friends

    Celebrity: Laurie Johns, ChopTalk Podcast Host

    Exhibitor: Corban Ozinga, of Oskaloosa

    Steer: Trevor

5. Sponsors: Central Iowa County Farm Bureaus - Boone, Dallas, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Jasper,

    Polk, Story and Webster

    Celebrity: Brent Johnson, Iowa Farm Bureau, President

    Exhibitor: Chase Anderson, of Boone

    Steer: The Admiral

6. Sponosr: Des Moines Area Community College

    Celebrity: Dr. Rob Denson, Des Moines Area Community College, President

    Exhibitor: Avery Beisell, of Spirit Lake

    Steer: Rock Enroll

7. Sponsor: Dee Zee, Inc. (The Quality Truck Accessory People)

    Celebrity: Zach Nunn, Republican State Senator

    Exhibitor: Sawyer Minor, of Bondurant

    Steer: Buddy

8. Sponsor: Iowa Bankers Association

    Celebrity: Jeff Angelo, iHeart Radio Personality/WHO Radio

    Exhibitor: Kinley Holmes, of Ainsworth

    Steer: Rick

9. Sponsors: Volunteer Boards of Iowa Ronald McDonald House Charities

    Celebrity: Gary Slater, Iowa State Fair CEO

    Exhibitor: Paige Evans, of Ellsworth

    Steer: Maverick

10. Sponsors: Eastern Iowa Ronald McDonald House and Quad Cities McDonald's

      Celebrity: Jamie Henderson, Eastern Iowa Ronald McDonald House

      Exhibitor: Tucker Klima, of Walker

      Steer: Tradition

11. Sponsors: Central Iowa Ronald McDonald Houses and Des Moines Area Independent Owner Operators

      Celebrity: Dan Evans, Iowa Field of Dreams COO

      Exhibitor: Preston Kennedy, of Grand Junction

      Steer: Herbie

12. Sponsors: Siouxland Ronald McDonald House and Siouxland Area McDonald's Operators

      Celebrities: Ross and Molly Koopmans, Siouxland Ronald McDonald House Guests

      Exhibitor: Troy Condon, of Palmer

      Steer: Simba

13. Sponsor: Friends of Floyd County

      Celebrity: Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture

      Exhibitor: Luke Paplow, of Nashua

      Steer: Oak

14. Sponsor: Monroe County Cattlemen & Supporters

      Celebrity: John Mortimer, Cattlemen's Beef Quarters General Manager

      Exhibitor: Isaiah Wirtjes, of Albia

      Steer: Hot Beef Sundae


15. Sponsor: Iowa County Beef Supporters

      Celebrity: John Lawrence, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, Vice President

      Exhibitor: Brady Werner, of Williamsburg

      Steer: Blue

16. Sponsors: Foster and Evelyn Barkema Charitable Trust and Friends of Franklin County Cattlemen

      Celebrity: Chip Flory, AgriTalk Host

      Exhibitor: Abby Peterson, of Webster City

      Steer: Chad

17. Sponsor: Iowa Hereford Breeders Association

      Celebrity: Jess Settles, Iowa Hawkeye Basketball

      Exhibitor: Isaac Shinn, of Danville

      Steer: Duke

18. Sponsors: Benton County Cattlemen and Local Supporters

      Celebrity: Jackie Kennon, KCRG Morning News, Anchor

      Exhibitor: Elijah Kaiser, of Garrison

      Steer: Darwin

19. Sponsor: Iowa Corn Promotion Board

      Celebrity: Kelly Nieuwenhuis, Iowa Corn, President

      Exhibitor: Kourtney Dekker, of Sheldon

      Steer: Lt. Kernel

20. Sponsor: Johnson County Cattlemen

      Celebrity: Clarissa Chun, University of Iowa Women's Wrestling, Head Coach

      Exhibitor: Tate Nelson, of Nichols

      Steer: Maverick

21. Sponsors: Jackson County Cattlemen and Friends of Jackson County

      Celebrity: Steve Bradley, State Representative, District 58

      Exhibitor: Mariah Hueneke, of Bellevue

      Steer: Big Mac

22. Sponsors: Iowa Veterinary Medical Association and ISU College of Veterinary Medicine

      Celebrity: Dr. Dan Grooms, Iowa State University, Dean of College of Veterinary Medicine

      Exhibitor: Carson Rieck, of Creston

      Steer: Remi

23. Sponsor: District 20 Cattlemen's Associations

      Celebrity: Roger Thornburg, Mediapolis Middle and High School, Principal

      Exhibitor: Tayler Schnedler, of Sperry 

      Steer: Johnny

24. Sponsor: Iowa Premium

      Celebrity: Jon Surman, Iowa Premium, A National Beef Company, General Manager

      Exhibitor: Cody Felt, of Adel

      Steer: Riblet

25. Sponsor: Upper Iowa Beef

      Celebrity: Pat Grassley, Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives

      Exhibitor: Maddox Drummond, of Donahue

      Steer: Hank the Tank



About the Iowa Beef Industry Council:  Producer-directed and consumer-focused, the Iowa Beef Industry Council is funded by the $1.50-per-head beef checkoff. Checkoff dollars are invested in beef promotion, consumer information, research, industry information and foreign market development, all with the purpose of strengthening beef demand. For more information visit

About the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association: The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association represents nearly 10,000 beef-producing families and associated companies dedicated to the future of Iowa’s beef industry. ICA’s mission is “Grow Iowa’s beef business through advocacy, leadership and education.”


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