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ASA Board of Trustees

15 June 2015
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Front row: Gary Updyke, JW Brune (Treasurer), Cliff Orley, Gordon Hodges, Tim Curran (Chairman), Randy Moody (Vice-Chair), Kent Brunner, and Tom Hook.
Back row:  Wade Shafer (EVP), Mike Forman, Steve Eichacker, Barry Wesner,  Greg Walthall, Tom Nelson, Fred Schuetze, John Griswold, Jim Ligon, and Clay Lassle.

Mission Statement
 
The success of the American Simmental Association is dependent on our members' cattle making a significant genetic contribution to the beef industry.  By utilizing the most advanced science, the highest priority is to maintain services and products which bring value to ASA members' customers.

Core Policies

Science Commitment to science and development of the most effective selection tools.  Advance ASA in the industry.
Membership Development, registration, and promotion of SimGenetics.
Youth Support Junior programs. Guide the junior members and their programs to learn life skills, science and use the technology, and financial responsibilities.  Involve the Foundation.
Collaboration Commitment to partnerships with industry leaders and universities to advance research and science.  Advancing selection tools, DNA-enhanced EPDs, and monitoring genetic defects.
Promotion Promotion and marketing to enhance our members' market share.  Ensure that SimGenetics continues to appeal to the commercial industry.
Data Growth Offer the most advanced genetic evaluation services with the largest genetic evaluation services with the largest database regardless of breed.
Financial Stability ASA will maintain sufficient financial reserves to assure leadership in the beef industry, funds for continued research and development, and a thriving breed association.
Services Offer programs relating to all beef production segments.  Be leaders. Step outside traditional practices and offer opportunities for our members to grow in the industry.
Education For advancement and profit or our members and their customers.

 

Meeting Minutes

2020

Jan 16-18      |    February 26

2019

Jan 17    | April 26    |    August 25-27   |    October 8   |    November 26   |    December 28

2018

Jan 11     |    April 20     |    June  26     |    August 27

2017

July 31    |  September 18-20    |  April 20    |      April 4    |   January 13

 2016

December 6   |   August 21-23  |   July 16, 2016    |    April 21, 2016  |  January 15, 2016 

2015

December 8   |   November 23   |   September 13  |  May      |      April   |  March 31   |   January 16  |  January 7    |   January 5

2014

September 9  |  August 27  |  May 29  |  April 24-26   |      January 14

  

Board Committees

Board Committees

Activities & Events -  Luke Bowman, Staff

Fred Schuetze, Chairman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Barry Wesner

Steve Eichacker

Cliff Orely

John Griswold

JW Brune

Tom Hook

Gary Updyke


Breed Improvement -  Jackie Atkins, Staff"

Tom Hook, Chairman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JW Brune

Steve Eichacker

Tom Nelson

Kent Brunner

Fred Schuetze

Gary Updyke 

Mike Forman


Growth & Development - Chip Kemp, Staff

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Kent Brunner

Randy Moody

Tom Nelson

Greg Walthall

Gordon Hodges

Jim Ligon

Clay Lassle

Policies & Procedures - Sheldon Ross, Staff

Randy Moody, Chairman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Barry Wesner

Jim Ligon

John Griswold

Greg Walthall

Cliff Orley

Gordon Hodges

 JW Brune


Simbrah - Luke Bowman, Staff

Greg Walthall, Chairman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fred Schuetze

Jim Ligon

Randy Moody

Tom Nelson

Gary Updyke

JW Brune

Barry Wesner

 


ASA Publication, Inc. Board - Rachel Endecott and Jackie Atkins,  Staff

Randy Moody (Chairman) JW Brune (Vice-Chairman) Tim Curran Steve Eichacker Fred Schuetze


 

 

Foundation Board -  Linda Kesler, Wade Shafer, Darla Aegerter, Staff

Note: All terms expire on 12-31.

Scott Cowger (2021) (Chairman) Aaron Owen (2020) Holli Hatmaker (2020) Mark Smith (2021) Tonya Phillips (2021) Cathy Eichacker (2021) Brandi Karisch (2021) Scott Cowger (2021) Bob Mullion (2021) Mike Stoltey (2022) Greg Burden (2022) Bill McDonald (2022)

 

Executive Committee - Linda Kesler, Staff

Tim Curran, Chairman  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Randy Moody, Chairman-Elect 

JW Brune, Treasurer

Steve Eichacker

Fred Schuetze

Wade Shafer (EVP)

 


Nominating Committee - Linda Kesler, Staff

Randy Moody, Chairman - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Greg Walthall
 
Kent Brunner
 
Clay Lassle
 
 

Assets/Finance - Linda Kesler,  Staff

JW Brune, Chairman 

Randy Moody

Tim Curran

Mike Forman

Jim Ligon

 

 

Rules & Bylaws, Annual Report, Financial Statements

Rules & Bylaws, Annual Report, Financial Statements

ASA Rules and Bylaws, April 2019

Annual Report

Financial Statements

Board Officers

Board Officers

Chairman, Tim Curran

Vice Chair, Randy Moody

Treasurer, JW Brune

Executive Vice President

Wade Shafer, EVP

 

 

Board of Trustees

Eastern Region

  Jim Ligon        

Randy Moody (2020)

811 Frank Hereford RD

New Market, AL   35761

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Jim Ligon  (2021)

1362 Dyer Creek Road

Cookeville, TN 38501

931.510.3328

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Gordon Hodges Immediate Past Chairman

Hamptonville, NC 

336.469.0489

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Cliff Orley (2021)

1486 Mount Wilson RD

Lebanon, PA 17042

717.269.0128

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Jim Ligon              

Barry Wesner  (2023)

Chalmers, IN

219.863.4744

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North Central Region

             

       

Tom Hook  (2021)

11333 180th ST 

Tracy, MN 56175

507.829.5283

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Steve Eichacker (2023)

445th Ave

Salem, SD  57058

605.421.1152

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JW Brune (2020)

 

785.865.6624

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Kent Brunner

Lost Springs, KA

785.466.6475

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South Central Region

           

     

Fred Schuetze  (2020)

P.O. Box 968

Granbury, Texas 76048

817.894.0563

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Dr. Gary Updyke (2020)

107030 S. 4250 Road

Checotah, OK 74426

918.843.3193

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John Griswold (2021)

5922 S Brush Creek Rd 

Stillwater, OK 74074

405.780.3300

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Greg Walthall (2022)

1051 NE 500

Windsor, MO 65360

660.525.9921

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Western Region

           
         

Clay Lassle (2019)

42 Road 245

Glendive, MT  59330

406.939.1348

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Michael Forman  (2022)

2451 Number 81 Rd

Ellensburg, WA 98926

509-929-0312

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Tim Curran (2019)

1000 Cook Rd

Ione,  CA  95640

209-765-1815

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Tom Nelson  (2020)

5831 Highway 7

Wibaux, MT 59353

406.939.1252

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Wade Shafer, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President

 Bozeman, MT  59718

406-570-6795

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