March 21, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact:
Diane Strahm, executive administrative assistant, at 816-383-5100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Angus Members: Check Voting Eligibility Before April 7
Participate in the electoral process during the 2017 Angus Convention by meeting these key requirements.
American Angus Association® members wanting to participate in the election of board members and other business this fall need to meet three eligibility requirements before 4:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT), April 7.
According to Association bylaws, only eligible voting members can nominate, be nominated, vote or be elected in the annual election of delegates. To be considered an eligible voting member, individuals must meet all of the following requirements.
· Active regular or life membership (dues current and paid in full)
· 18 years of age or older
· Registered at least one animal or completed at least $250 of business with the Association or Angus Genetics Inc. within the preceding 12 months from when the nomination period begins (from April 10, 2016 to April 7, 2017).
The American Angus Association will mail delegate nomination forms only to active regular and life members who qualify as eligible voting members prior to 4:30 p.m. CDT, April 7.
The nomination period for 2017 begins April 10. Members can determine their eligibility status through AAA Login at My Account > Your American Angus Association Information. During the nomination period, members can also access their AAA Login accounts to view an alphabetical listing of delegate nominees, by herd state only, which will be posted as nominations are verified.
Contact the American Angus Association at 816-383-5100 with any questions, or click here to access the complete bylaws of the American Angus Association, including the applicable Section 3.6.
The Annual Convention of Delegates will take place Monday, Nov. 6, during the Angus Convention, Nov. 4-6, in Fort Worth, Texas. Online registration for the convention will begin July 1 at www.angusconvention.com.
ANGUS MEANS BUSINESS. The American Angus Association® is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. It’s home to an extensive breed registry that grows by nearly 300,000 animals each year. The Association also provides programs and services to farmers, ranchers and others who rely on Angus to produce quality genetics for the beef industry and quality beef for consumers.
For more information about Angus cattle and the American Angus Association, visit www.angus.org.