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Trustee Election Ballots Have Been Mailed

Participate in the selection of members who serve on the ASA Board of Trustees by voting online or by paper ballot.  If you are sending in your paper ballot, use the enclosed envelope addressed to The Chairman of the Tellers. Please do not send it to the ASA office. We cannot forward it for you.

Here are the 2020 Trustee candidates. Please take the time to get to know them.


Term Definition
A linear structure in the nucleus of the cell that contains genetic material (DNA). Chromosomes are inherited in pairs, one from each parent. Two sex chromosomes, X and Y, determine the sex of an animal. An XX animal will be female and an XY animal is male. Cattle have 30 pairs of chromosomes (n = 60 total), 29 paired autosomal chromosomes and two sex chromosomes. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes (n = 46 total, 22 paired plus two sex chromosomes).