Committees

2020 ASA Committee Chairs and Members

Shorthorn Commercial Acceptance Committee
Chair, Troy Smith,(316)253-8205 Email
Vice Chair, James Parnell (334)259-4408 Email
Board Liaisons,
Toby Jordan (219)819-4603 Email
Lee Miller (330) 231-6834 Email
ASA Staff, Matt Woolfolk (731) 694-6469 Email

Shorthorn Genetic Evaluation Committee
Chair, Scott Loving (620) 786 1369 Email
Vice Chair, Jeff Winkle (937) 694-1871 Email
Board Liaison, John Sonderman (402) 641-0936 Email
ASA Staff, Matt Woolfolk(731) 694-6469 Email

ShorthornPlus/Composite Committee
Chair, Ed Kruse (719) 252-1084 Email
Vice Chair, Shawn Vachal (701) 840-1143 Email
Board Liaison, Jarrell Crow (580) 585-2522 Email
ASA Staff, Matt Woolfolk (731) 694-6469 Email
Montie Soules (918) 645-4322 Email

Shorthorn Promotion Committee    
Chair, Aaron Hahn (309) 645-4488 Email
Vice Chair, Beth Carter (208) 961-7012 Email
Board Liaison, John Russell (832) 588-8604 Email                 
ASA Staff, Shelby Diehm (214) 676-9225Email

Shorthorn 150th Anniversary Celebration Committee
Chair, Tom Turner (614) 499-5248 Email
Vice Chair, Joe Bales(615) 330-2342 Email
ASA Staff, Emily Velisek (816) 800-2782 Email
Montie Soules (918) 645-4322 Email

Shorthorn Resource Development Committee
Chair, Julie French (989) 965-6363 Email
President, Nancy Grathwohl Heter(785)587-7947 Email
Vice president, Hugh Mooney (209) 712-6692 Email
Joe Bales (615) 330-2342 Email                     
Dave Greenhorn (937) 470-6552 Email
Jennifer Smith (765) 617-1657 Email
Katie Cull (402) 380-0404 Email
Josh Berg (641) 832-7772 Email
ASA Staff, Shelby Diehm (214) 676-9225 Email
ASA Staff, Montie Soules (918)645-4322 Email

Shorthorn Junior Advisor’s Committee
Junior Advisors: Representing ASA Board Liaisons
Nancy Grathwohl-Heter (785)587-7947 Email
John Russell (832) 588-8604 Email
Appointed by AJSA Board   
Jim & Bev Freed (405) 370-1482 Email
Katrina Evans rowdyfeeds@gmail.com
ASA Staff, Shelby Diehm    

Shorthorn Senior Show Committee
Chair, Jeff Bedwell (580) 822-5590 Email
Vice Chair,                
Board Liaison, Dave Greenhorn(937) 470-6552 Email            
ASA Staff, Emily Velisek (816) 800-2782 Email
ASA Staff Montie Soules (918) 645-4322  Email

2020-2022 Assigned Show Committee Members per Animals shown
Cates Farms, Tyler Cates (765) 576-0035 Email
Schrag Shorthorns, Corey Schrag (605) 941-5241 Email
Peak View Farm, Rick Leone (719) 468-1981 Email

Show Committee elected by Exhibitors Term 2020 to 2022
COMING SOON

Nominating Committee for 2020 Board Candidates
Chair, Robert Alden (816) 632-8509 Email
Rick Leone (719) 468-1981  Email
Bill Rasor  (214) 850-4690 Email
John Sullivan  (712) 263-0263 Email
Jeff Winkle (937) 694-1871 Email

If you are interested in becoming a committee member contact the ASA office. Committees take volunteers as members. The nomination committee members are appointed by the executive committee and the show committee is nominated by exhibitors.