American Shorthorn Association director, officer elections planned
Four members of the American Shorthorn Association have announced their intent to run for the ASA Board of Directors. Director and officer elections will take place during the ASA Annual Meeting & National Show to be held in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 9 to 12.
The following ASA members will each vie for a position on the board of directors:
--Mike Bennett, Ducor, Calif.;
--James Freed, Chickasha, Okla.;
--David Greenhorn, Waynesville, Ohio; and
--Ed Kruse, Kimball, Neb.
Leading up to the annual meeting, the ASA Board will meet on Nov. 9, at 8 a.m. followed by ASA Standing Committee meetings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., which are open to any ASA member. Registration for the annual meeting will be open from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 10, followed immediately by the ASA Annual Meeting at 8:30 a.m., also open to any ASA member. Any events associated with the annual meeting will be held in the West Hall of the exposition center.
For a full schedule of events for the ASA National Show and Annual Meeting, visit www.shorthorn.org.
The mission of the ASA is to contribute to the profitability and quality of life of its members and their customers by maintaining, protecting the vulnerability and enhancing the value of the herd book and performance database for Shorthorn cattle. The ASA is headquartered in Omaha, Neb., and was founded in 1872 with herd book records going back to 1822. As one of the oldest American breed associations, the ASA provides services for more than 6,000 junior and senior members who register nearly 15,000 cattle annually. The American Junior Shorthorn Association promotes personal development through youth activities and educational events. The AJSA is dedicated to the betterment of its members, promotes valuable skills, and fosters friendships that will last a lifetime.