Your Board of Directors has accepted the recommendation of the Nominating Committee and presents nominees for new officers and directors for 2016 as directed by the Bylaws of SCHSIA. These nominees are:
President: Rob Bass, Just Right Ranch, Palestine, Texas
Vice President: Brent VanSickle, Goose Creek Farm, Trafalgar, Indiana
Secretary: Edward Barnes, Dorsey-Lee Farm, Portland, Oregon
Treasurer: Gary Keibler, Hemmer Hill Farm, Crestwood, Kentucky
Southwest Director: Bill Wire, Wire Ranch, Mariposa, California
South Central Director: Jason Pelzel, Persimmon Creek, Koshkonnong, Missouri
Eastern Director: Susan Brooks, Brooks Farm, Bethpage, Tennessee
As per SCHSIA Bylaws, the Northwest Director and North Central Director will not come up for election until 2017.
The secretary of SCHSIA will accept nominations for any of these positions mentioned above by petition with a written acceptance of the candidate from any member in good standing. Also nominations will be accepted at the Annual Membership Meeting in Oklahoma this October with acceptance by the candidate nominated. If there are no further nominations than those presented by the Board, these candidates will be automatically elected as per SCHSIA Bylaws.
Edward D. Barnes, Secretary, SCHSIA