ASI Offers NSIIC, ALB Nominations
June 8, 2018

The American Sheep Industry Association Executive Board met by conference call on May 23 to determine a slate of candidates to nominate for openings on the boards of the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center and the American Lamb Board.

Cody Hiemke (Wis.), Burton Pfliger (N.D.), Leo Tammi (Va.) and Tommy Head (Texas) were nominated for openings on the sheep center board of directors.

Gwendolyn Kitzan (S.D.), James Mansfield (Ky.), Tom Colyer (Mass.), Dave McEwen (Mont.) and Debbie Webster (S.C.) were nominated for openings with the American Lamb Board.

The ASI Executive Board also approved the release of Guard Dog funds to assist the Idaho Wool Growers Association legal defense of NEPA for the predator program of Wildlife Services, and to assist with wild sheep research through Washington State University/the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal Disease Research Unit.

The executive committee will meet in person in late July in Roswell, N.M. - home of ASI President Mike Corn.