56th Annual Membership Meeting

2024 ASA Chairman Announced at Annual Meeting.   

Doug Parke of Paris, KY, and 2023 ASA Chairman, passed the gavel to Chris Ivie during the 2024 Annual Meeting on January 2. Chris Ivie of Summertown, TN, will serve as the 2024 ASA Chairman. Congratulations, Chris, and thanks to Doug for his service and dedication to ASA’s membership.


Highlights from the 56th Annual Membership Meeting

ASA’s Annual Membership Meeting held on January 2 summarized the ASA Board of Trustees’ work in 2023. To learn about the meeting’s highlights, see below:

  • Annual reports summarizing work done by the Activities & Events, Breed Improvement, Finance, Growth & Development, Policy & Procedures, and Simbrah committees, and the ASA Publication and American Simmental-Simbrah Foundation boards were given. To read the annual reports, click here. 
  • The newly elected trustees Mark Smith (Eastern Region) and Greg Walthall (South Central Region), were installed. Trustees elected to their second terms, including Chris Ivie (Eastern Region), Tim Clark (North Central Region), Victor Guerra (South Central Region), and Chad Cook (Western Region), were also recognized.
  • The 2024 Executive Committee was announced as:
    • 2024 Chairman - Chris Ivie
    • Vice Chairman - Victor Guerra
    • Treasurer - Scott Trennepohl
    • Executive Position #1 - Chad Cook
    • Executive Position #2 - Ryan Thorson
  • Retiring trustees Barry Wesner (Eastern Region) and Brandon Callis (South Central Region) were recognized for their time on the ASA board.


The American Simmental Association would like to congratulate the newly elected trustees and those taking new leadership positions, and thank Barry Wesner and Brandon Callis for their time and service to ASA’s membership.

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