May 12, 2017

Vote: 2017-2018 ASAS National Elections


As a member of the American Society of Animal Science, you 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 2017 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.

Click here to Vote

For the 2017-2018 election cycle, the ASAS National Board seeks to fill the following positions:


  • Dr. Todd Armstrong
  • Dr. Harvey Freetly

Director-at-Large – Academia:

  • Dr. Michael Azain
  • Dr. Peter Hansen

Director-at-Large – Industry:

  • Dr. Kim Friesen
  • Dr. Tom Rathje

Director-at-Large – International:

  • Dr. Chantal Farmer
  • Dr. Cristian Feldkamp

National Graduate Director:

  • Matthew Crouse
  • Bailey Engle


To vote, go to You will then need to login using the same user name and password you use for

Once you are logged into the election site, you will need to click on the link for “2017-2018 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 ensure 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. 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 (, 217-689-2432) or Melissa Burnett (, 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 1, 2017.