June 06, 2016

Vote: 2016 ASAS National Elections


June 6, 2016 – Members of the American Society of Animal Science have the opportunity to vote for President-Elect and three Directors-at-Large to serve on the Board of Directors of ASAS. The term of office for each will be three years. You also have the opportunity to vote for a Graduate Director to serve on the ASAS Board for a two-year term. Terms for these offices begin at the conclusion of the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) in Salt Lake City, UT. Voting must be completed by June 21, 2016. 
Click here to Vote

For the 2016-2017 election cycle, the ASAS National Board seeks to fill the following positions:


Director-at-Large (total of three positions):

National Graduate Director:

To vote, go to https://portals.asas.org/elections. You will then need to login using the same user name and password you use for www.asas.org. If you are unsure of your user name and password, please contact Melissa at melissab@asas.org or 217-689-2433.

Once you are logged into the election site, you will need to click on the link for “2016-2017 ASAS National Elections.” There you will be presented with two sections on the left hand side. The first is labeled “Election.” This is where you can view the nominee bios for each elected position. Click on the “tab” for each position to view the bios. Please remember to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to insure that you have been presented with all the information provided.

After reviewing the bios for each position you can then click on the second tab on the left hand side labeled “Vote.” Here you will be able to select each candidate you would like to vote for. For the Director-at-Large position, you will need to vote for three out of the six candidates. After you have selected all of your candidates, be sure to click the big, purple “Vote” button at the bottom right of the page to cast your vote.

If you have any questions about the election site or if you do not have access to the web site, contact Jacelyn Hemmelgarn (jacelynh@asas.org, 217-689-2432) or Melissa Burnett (melissab@asas.org, 217-689-2433) to receive a paper copy of the candidates’ biographical information.

Please take a moment to exercise your voting privileges. Voting must be completed by June 21, 2016.