ASA Board of Trustees

15 June 2015

 

Front row left to right: Tom Hook, Erika Kenner, Tom Nelson, Tim Curran,  Dr. Gary Updyke,  Gordon Hodges.  
Back row left to right:  Cliff Orley, Fred Schuetze, Brian DeFreese, Tim Smith, Randy Moody, John Irvine, Steve Eichacker, Clay Lassle, Jim Ligon, John Griswold, and Mike Foreman.

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 membership 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

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 - Linda Kesler, Rachel Endecott, Luke Bowman, Staff

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

John Irvine

Randy Moody

Cliff Orely

John Griswold

Gordon Hodges

Tom Nelson

Tim Curran


Breed Improvement - Wade Shafer, Jackie Atkins, Staff"

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

Clay Lassle

Godon Hodges

Tom Hook

Jim Ligon

Tom Nelson

Cliff Orley

 Fred Schuetze

 


Growth & Development - Chip Kemp, Staff

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

Erika Kenner

Mike Forman

Jim Ligon

Gary Updyke

Brian DeFreese

Fred Schuetze

Tom Hook

Policies & Procedures - Steve McGuire, Staff

Erika Kenner, Chairwoman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gary Updyke

Randy Moody

John Griswold

Brian DeFreese

Steve Eichacker

Tim Curran

Mike Forman

 


Simbrah - Chip Kemp, Staff

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

Fred Schuetze

Gordon Hodges

Gary Updyke

Jim Ligon

John Griswold

 


ASA Publication, Inc. Board - Wade Shafer, Linda Kesler, Jim Largess, Staff

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

Tim Smith, Vice-Chair

Tim Curran

Mike Forman


International - Jakie Atkins, Wade Shafer, Linda Kesler, Staff

Fred Schuetze, Chair  buzzardhollowranch@yahoo.com

Beth Mercer

Tim Smith

Bill Wentz

Foundation Board -  Linda Kesler, Carla Stephens, Wade Shafer, Staff

Note: All terms expire on 12-31.

John Walston, 2014 (2017) Lori Eberspacher, 2015 (2018) Bill McDonald, 2016  (2019) Gordon Jones, 2014 (2017) Mark Smith, 2015 (2018) Tonya Phillips, 2015 (2018) Emily Brinkman 2017 (2020) Aaron Owen Cheyenne Allen 2017 (2020) Greg Burden  Holli Hatmaker 2017 (2020) Mikell Davis 2017 (2020)

 

Executive Committee - Wade Shafer, Steve McGuire, Linda Kesler, Staff

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

Gordon Hodges, Vice Chair

Fred Schuetze, Treasurer

Tim Curran

Mike Forman


Nominating Committee - Linda Kesler, Staff

Gordon Hodges, Chairman - pvfghodges@yadtel.net

Clay Lassle
 
John Griswold
 
Steve Eichacker

Assets/Finance - Linda Kesler, Wade Shafer, Staff

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

Tim Smith, ASA Chairman

Gordon Hodges, ASA Vice-Chairman

Steve Eichacker

 Randy Moody

 

 

Rules & Bylaws, Annual Report, Financial Statements

Rules & Bylaws, Annual Report, Financial Statements

ASA Rules and Bylaws, April 2018

Annual Report

Financial Statements

Board Officers

Board Officers
Brain DeFreese

Chairman, Tim Smith

Vice Chair, Gordon Hodges

Treasurer, Fred Schuetze

Executive Vice President

Wade Shafer, EVP

 

 

Board of Trustees

Eastern Region

    Jim Ligon  

Brian DeFreese (2018)

7643 St. Rd. 25S

West Point, IN 47992

765.491.7421

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Gordon Hodges  (2020)

1025 Pineview Farms Drive

Hamptonville, NC 27020

336.469.0489

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Jim Ligon  (2021)

1362 Dyer Creek Road

Cookeville, TN 38501

931.510.3328

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Randy Moody (2020)

811 Frank Hereford RD

New Market, AL   35761

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Cliff Orley (2021)

1486 Mount Wilson RD

Lebanon, PA 17042

717.269.0128

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North Central Region

           

       

John G. Irvine (2019)

9089 Highway 13

Manhattan, KS  66502

785.313.7473

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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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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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Western Region

           
       

Clay Lassle (2019)

42 Road 245

Glendive, MT  59330

406.939.1348

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Michael Forman  (2018)

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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