Board of Directors

ASAS Board of Directors


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Dr. Todd A. Armstrong 
DSM Nutritional Products
Cary, NC
Work: (317) 370-1451



Dr. Elizabeth B. Kegley
University of Arkansas
Dept of Animal Science
Rm B114, AFLS
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Work: (479) 575-3050


Past President

Dr. Steven A. Zinn
University of Connecticut
Dept of Animal Science Unit 4040
3636 Horsebarn Rd Ext
Storrs, CT 06269-4040
Work: (860) 486-0861

Additional Members of Executive Committee


Foundation Trustee Chair

Dr. Debra Aaron
University of Kentucky
Dept of Animal Science
208 W. P. Garrigus Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Work: (859) 257-7553


Finance Committee Chair (2019)/ Director-at-Large (2019)

Dr. Kristen A. Johnson
Washington State University
Animal Science/126 ASLB
PO Box 646351
Pullman, WA 99164-6351 
Work: (509) 335-4131

Jay Daniel

Recording Secretary/ Director-at-Large (2021)

Dr. Jay Daniel
Berry College
PO Box 495003
Dept Animal Science
Mount Berry, GA 30149-5003
Work: (706) 236-2243


Program Chair (2018-2019) / Western Section Director (2019)

Dr. Glenn C. Duff
New Mexico State University
MSC 3-I P.O. Box 30003
Las Cruces, NM 88003-30003
Work: (575) 646-5279



Publications Chair/Northeastern Section Director (2019)

Dr. Kristen E. Govoni
University of Connecticut
Dept of Animal Science
3636 Horsebarn Rd Extension
Unit 4040 
Storrs, CT 06269-4040
Work: (860) 486-2480

Additional Board Members


Director-at-Large (2021)

Dr. Kristi M. Cammack, PhD
Dept of Animal Science, Dept 3684
1000 E Univ Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Work: (573) 882-4352

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Director-at-Large (2021)

Dr. Deborah L. VanOverbeke
Assistant Dean and George Chiga Endowed Professor,
Oklahoma State University
Department of Animal Science
104D Animal Science Bldg.
Stillwater, OK 74078
Work: (405) 744-9262


Midwest Section Director (2020)

Dr. Ryan N. Dilger
University of Illinois
1207 W Gregory Dr
186 Animal Science Lab
Urbana, IL 61801-4733
Work: (217) 333-2006


Director-at-Large (2020)

Dr. Chantal Farmer
Dairy and Swine R & D Centre
2000 College St.
Sherbrooke, PQ J1M 0C8
Work: (819) 780-7222


Director-at-Large (2020)

Dr. Thomas A. Rathje
DNA Genetics
2415 13th St
Columbus, NE 68601-5005
Work: (888) 326-2733 (300)


Director-at-Large (2020)

Dr. Peter J. Hansen, PhD
University of Florida
PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910
Work: (352) 392-5590


Southern Section Director (2019) 

Dr. Matthew H. Poore
North Carolina State University
Box 7621
Raleigh, NC 27695-7621
Work: (919) 515-7798


Director-at-Large (2019)

Dr. Joel Caton
North Dakota State University
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Work: (701) 231-7653


Director-at-Large (2019)

Dr. William Weldon
Weldon Consulting
7478 N Troy Rd
Greenfield, IN 46140-0708
Work: (317) 997-1516

National Graduate Director


Graduate Director (2019)

Bailey Engle
Department of Animal Science
2471 TAMU
College Station, TX 77845

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Graduate Director (2020)

Mr. Matthew Crouse
Nutrition Laboratory Technician
Department of Animal Science
NDSU Department 7630
PO Box 6050 
Fargo, ND 58108

ASAS Staff


Chief Executive Officer (ex-officio)

Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe, M.S, Ph.D
American Society of Animal Science
PO Box 7410
Champaign, IL 61826
Cell phone: 217-621-4623

Justin Bartlett

Director of Programming and Operations (ex-officio)

Justin Bartlett 
American Society of Animal Science
PO Box 7410
Champaign, IL 61826-7410
Cell phone: 217-621-7957

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