March 23, 2020

2020 Western Section Elections

Dear Western Section Member,

For the 2020-2021 election cycle, the Western Section must fill positions for the A&C Chair and Western Section Graduate Director.

This year’s candidates are:

A&C Chair:

Dr.Brenda Alexander,University of Wyoming
Dr. Milton Thomas, Colorado State University
Dr. Dustin Yates, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Western Section Graduate Director:

Maria Chavez, New Mexico State University
Meredith Harrison, University of California, Davis

To learn more about the candidates and to cast your vote, please visit the election site at

Log in using the same user name and password you use for the ASAS website.

Once you are logged into the election site, click on the link for "2020-2021 Western Section 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 candidates' bios for each elected position. Click on the "tab" for each position to view the bios. Please remember to scroll 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. 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 Deana Green (, 217-356-9050) to receive a paper copy of the candidates' biographical information.

The election ballots will close at 11:59 pm CST on April13, 2020.