Pictured: Members Phil and Jeanne Rucker, Hamptonville, NC
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Authorized Representatives of a Membership
The same privileges and responsibilities exists for all individuals listed as representatives for a membership. ASA makes no distinction (exception: item 2 below) between authorized representatives or between authorized representatives and owners, managers, primary representative.
The one exception to item 1: the primary representative has final authorization if a question or conflict arises between representatives. Every membership has a primary representative, either listed as primary or if no primary representative listed (as on older membership) it is the first person listed for the membership. The primary representative must request/sign off on changes to authorized representatives and changes to the membership name.
Any representative on behalf of the membership can:
submit data and registration requests
submit transfer request
request other Association services
requests reports and data extracts
make corrections to existing data
incur fees and charges to the membership
change address, telephone numbers, email, ASA log on password
All authorized representatives are responsible for the accuracy of information supplied by that membership and for the conduct of actions taken on behalf of that membership. All authorized representatives can be individually and/or collectively disciplined as a result of disciplinary action against the membership.
Annual Service Fees
The American Simmental Association has implemented an annual service fee. There is a one-time setup fee of $50 for all new adult members. In addition, there is an annual service fee of $110, based on our fiscal year of July 1 – June 30. If you join ASA in the first half of our fiscal year (July 1- Dec 30) we require you to pay the entire $110 fee. If you join in the second half of the fiscal year (Jan 1 – June 30) we only require that you pay $55 (half of the service fee). All annual service fees are billed at the start of our fiscal year, July 1. To remain active and receive membership benefits you must pay this annual service fee each year.
Adult Membership $110/year
Junior Membership $50/year
Household Membership $160/year
(for multiple memberships billed at a single address)
This fee includes a subscription to the Register, the official publication of ASA, and access to ASA's registration and performance system.
The American Simmental Association would like to thank you for joining our Association.
At the ASA, we take our mission statement seriously,
“The success of the American Simmental Association is dependent on the success of our members. In turn, our members’ success is dependent on their cattle making an important and significant contribution to the beef industry. Our highest priority is to maintain and nurture services and products which bring value to ASA members customers.”
We pride ourselves in the programs we have available for your advantage, and our friendly customer service staff are just a phone call away.
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