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ASA Board of Trustees

15 June 2015
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Front row left to right: Mike Foreman, Dr. Wade Shafer, Tom Hook, Erika Kenner, Gordon Hodges, Dr. Gary Updyke, Tim Curran, Cliff Orley, J.W. Brune.
Back row left to right:  Tim Smith, Greg Walthall, Clay Lassle, Tom Nelson, Steve Eichacker, Jim Ligon, Randy Moody, Fred Schuetze (not pictured: John Griswold).

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

2019

Jan 17    | April 26

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 -  Rachel Endecott, Staff

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

J. W. Brune

Jim Ligon

Cliff Orely

John Griswold

Tim Smith

Tom Nelson

Clay Lassle


Breed Improvement -  Jackie Atkins, Staff"

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

J. W. Brune

Tim Curran

Tim Smith

Clay Lassle

Tom Nelson

Cliff Orley

 Fred Schuetze

 


Growth & Development - Chip Kemp, Staff

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

Tim Curran

Randy Moody

Fred Schuetze

Gary Updyke

Greg Walthall

Fred Schuetze

Tom Hook

Erika Kenner

Policies & Procedures - Linda Kesler, Staff

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

Erika Kenner

Gary Updyke

Jim Ligon

John Griswold

Greg Walthall

Steve Eichacker

Mike Forman

 


Simbrah - Luke Bowman, Staff

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

Fred Schuetze

John Griswold

Randy Moody

Tim Smith

Tim Curran

J.W. Brune

Greg Walthall

 


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

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

 

Erika Kenner

Randy Moody

Gordon Hodges

Mike Forman


 

 

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

Note: All terms expire on 12-31.

Lori Eberspacher - Chairman

Mark Smith (2018) Tonya Phillips (2018) Bill McDonald (2019) Scott Cowger (2021) Emily Brinkman (2019) Greg Burden (2019) Holli Hatmaker (2020) Aaron Owen (2021) Cathy Eichacker (2021) Bob Mullion (2021) Brandi Karisch (2021)  Mike Stoltey (2021)

 

Executive Committee - Linda Kesler, Staff

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

Tim Curran, Chairman-Elect 

Randy Moody, Treasurer

Erika Kenner

Mike Forman

Wade Shafer (EVP)

 


Nominating Committee - Linda Kesler, Staff

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

Mike Foreman
 
Cliff Orley
 
Fred Schutze
 
Erika Kenner

Assets/Finance - Linda Kesler,  Staff

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

Gordon Hodges

Tim Curran

Steve Eichacker

Tim Smith

 

 

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
Brain DeFreese

Chairman, Gordon Hodges

Vice Chair, Tim Curran

Treasurer, Randy Moody

Executive Vice President

Wade Shafer, EVP

 

 

Board of Trustees

Eastern Region

    Jim Ligon    

Gordon Hodges  (2020)

1025 Pineview Farms Drive

Hamptonville, NC 27020

336.469.0489

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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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Cliff Orley (2021)

1486 Mount Wilson RD

Lebanon, PA 17042

717.269.0128

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North Central Region

             

       

Erika Kenner   (2020)

440 6th Avenue SE

Leeds, ND 58346

406.581.1188

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Tom Hook  (2021)

11333 180th ST 

Tracy, MN 56175

507.829.5283

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Steve Eichacker (2020)

445th Ave

Salem, SD  57058

605.421.1152

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J.W. Brune (2022)

414 E 700 Road

Overbrook, KS, 66524

785-8656624

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South Central Region

             

       

Fred Schuetze  (2018)

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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Tim Smith (2019)

PO Box 330

Giddings, TX 78942

512-587-7896

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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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