Jake Clark Instructor/Rodeo Coach
Education: BS Chadron State College, 1994
Rob Eirich Instructor/Livestock Judging Coach
Education: AAS, Western Nebraska CC
BS, University of Wyoming
MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Biography: Rob Eirich teaches Animal Science and Agriculture Business at Eastern Wyoming College. In addition to his teaching role, he also coaches the EWC Livestock Judging Teams. Rob brings extensive agriculture background being raised on a diversified cow/calf, feeding and farming operation in Bayard, Nebraska, in which he is still involved. Prior to joining EWC, Rob worked as an Extension Educator with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for a total of ten years with emphasis in beef cattle production, technology, and youth livestock programs. He also spent four years on the management team of a 30,000 head commercial cattle feedyard in Colorado and five years in agriculture sales with livestock feed and beef cattle genetics.
Rob is a committed advocate for agriculture with a strong passion for the beef cattle industry and teaching livestock evaluation. He continues to judge numerous local, regional and national livestock shows. Rob has also had the opportunities to learn about international agriculture through agriculture study travel to China and South Korea, plus the opportunity to teach veterinarian, college professor and producers about livestock evaluation in Kenya.
Eirich works to incorporate his background, education and experiences into his teaching style. He believes in developing agriculture’s future leaders through strong education and lifelong learning.
Monte Stokes Vet Tech, Agriculture
Education: BA Montana State University, 1993
DVM Colorado State University, 1997
Rick Vonburg Agriculture, Economics, Statistics
Education: BS University of Wyoming, 1968
MS University of Wyoming, 1970
Chris Wenzel Biology, Zoology, Botany, Rangeland Ecology, Watershed Management
Education: BS Lake Superior State University, 1988
MS University of Wyoming, 1993