Guest Speakers
Brett Kaysen
2010 Fall Education Event

Brett was raised east of Brighton, Colorado where he has always been involved with every aspect of raising livestock. While growing up, Brett was an active 4-H member and successfully competed in livestock shows at many levels and in many events. While attending middle school, Brett took an interest in livestock judging and competed at several youth contests around the State of Colorado as well as on a National level. Brett was a member of a Reserve National Champion Livestock Judging Team while pursuing his undergraduate degree.

Brett Kaysen has been an influence in the Alpaca Community on many levels since 2001 when he brought his professional animal science background to the alpaca livestock industry. He travels coast-to-coast teaching seminars on alpacas consisting of classroom presentations, as well as "hands-on" workshops. He also holds an instrumental position with AOBA Judges Training Program where he teaches Oral Reasons and Conformation. Brett has a passion for educating, especially in the area of youth education. He has taught the nation's youth about various livestock industries and has spent countless hours volunteering to educate youngsters involved in 4-H programs nationwide.