PLTA President -- Tom Seifert

As President of the Board of Directors, Tom is the leader of the Association. Tom works to inspire a common vision for the Association and its work, supervises and directs its business and affairs, and is the spokesperson and advocate for the Association with the public. As President Tom acts as a convener and leader for the Board, which as a group provides feedback and direction to him. Tom is a qualified PLTA certifier. He has served on the Board of Directors as secretary and has shown an unwavering commitment to the organization's mission. Tom is an active packer with years of llamapacking experience  in Idaho's Rocky Mountains. He can be reached at

PLTA Vice President -- John Fant

As PLTA vice President, John has full knowledge of the organization and is ready to step in to fill the presidency if necessary. As a Director at Large John demonstrated the passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven attitude necessary for a PLTA officer. John is a PLTA certifier. He teaches packing workshops and is currently  updating and revising the Packer's Primer program for training beginning llama packers. John is an avid llama packer.  Every year he helps organize the Mt. Hope race in Colorado. He brings tremendous enthusians and support for new llama packers to the PLTA. John can be reached at

Secretary -- Lisa Wolf

Lisa Wolf has served the organization as Director at Large, as President, as as of August 2019, has assumed the Secretary position. She has been training pack llamas for over 35 years and is a strong supporter of the mission of the PLTA. She believes the best way to offer a llama a happy and productive live is to pair them with responible owners and train them to their greatest potential. She She maintains the website and the database which tracks membership, llama registrations, and pack trial records. Lisa can be reached at

PLTA Treasurer -- Jen Hood

 Jen Hood has recently accepted the position of treasurer. Jen has demonstrated her commitment to the PLTA through her service as chair of the Pack Trial Governance Committee, a position she continues to hold. Jen is skilled in fiscal matters. As PLTA treasurer she recieves and processes payments and manages financial accounts. She may be contacted at

Director at Large -- Scott Noga

After serving as interrim president during the spring of 2019, Scott has joined the Board as a Director at Large. Scott is an enthusiastic packer and promoter of working llamas. He is highly knowledgable about llama illnesses and care. He can be reached at

Director at Large -- Greg Hall

Greg has recently joined the Board. He has many years of experience breeding and training llamas. Greg has owned llamas for more than 28 years. He and his family first started in Seattle, hikinheg up the Snoqualmie Pass area, and going down to the Firecracker sale in Portland, Oregon. They then moved their roughly 30 llamas to Rochester New York. where they started a 4-H club that was quite successful. About 11 years ago Greg moved to Mount Airy, North Carolina. Where he and family have been active in most of the llama events, now as part of the SSLA organization. Greg is currently a board member for that organization. Greg is very supportive of children's participation in llama activities and would like to see more youth participating in the PLTA. (His daughter was very successful in showing, and was picked as the star personality in the movie “Llama Nation“  --Greg suspects his wife and he may have had a little bit to do in getting her to all of the various events.) Greg is currently a PLTA Certifier for Basic and Advanced level trials. He can be reached at

Director at Large -- Laura Steere

Laura has recently joined the Board. Laura is an enthusiastic packer and promoter of working llamas. She can be reached at