Meet Our SimSpecialists
Susan S. Russell has the distinction of creating ASA history when she was elected to succeed her husband, Curtis, on the ASA Board of Trustees. Since 1998, she’s been secretary-treasurer of the Colorado Simmental Association (CSA) and instrumental in planning the National Western Stock Show, a multi-breed state junior field day, and breed outreach events. Computer-savvy, she also maintains CSA’s website and Facebook. Reflected R Ranch’s entire 130-head registered cowherd is DNA’d to match their performance-oriented goals. They participate in ASA’s Total Herd Enrollment, Cowherd Roundup, Calf Crop Genomics, and Carcass Merit Program. They market yearling bulls. A photographer and former editor, Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Kansas State University and a master’s work done at the University of Nebraska. She is the mother of two sons, Jason and Chad, both of whom were deeply involved in the American Junior Simmental Association.