ASCA Board of Director Meeting 10/12/17

Members,   Last night’s meeting of the ASCA Board of Directors can be listened to at the following YouTube link:   https://youtu.be/okpWow7pWtA   If you have feedback on any of the topics discussed, please send to me at asca.execsec@gmail.com   Thank you!     Kalla E. Jaco Executive Secretary | asca.execsec@gmail.com

Nationals meeting agendas

Friday, October 27, 2017 4:00pm – 6:00pm 1. Determine which items on the agenda will be in *Executive Session 2. New Director orientation (recurring) 3. Ratify previous month’s business (recurring) 4. Treasurer’s Report (Wesen, recurring) 5. Computer system strategy report from System Liaison (Vest, recurring) 6. Liaison report on committee status (recurring) 7. Revisit 2014 DNA fee increase (recurring) 8. …

Office Closed Monday 10-9-17

The office will be closed October 9, 2017, for the observance of Columbus Day. We will reopen Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

ASCA Stockdog Committee – Research Study on the Stockdog Program

The ASCA Stockdog Committee has just released a Research Study on the Stockdog Program. The link to the study is here. https://survey.sogosurvey.com/k/TsYUSRTsWsPsPsP We hope that this study will provide the SDC input from the ASCA membership & Stockdog Community, about who participates, how frequently, their needs, wishes, and concerns about the ASCA Stockdog program. This Study is critical for the …

Meeting of the ASCA Board of Directors 9/14/17

Members,   Last night’s meeting of the ASCA Board of Directors can be listened to at the following YouTube link:   https://youtu.be/KONsbcx0L9w   If you have feedback on any of the topics discussed, please send to me at asca.execsec@gmail.com   Thank you!   Kalla E. Jaco Executive Secretary | asca.execsec@gmail.com

Grant for Aussie Rescue Organizations

Members,   Thanks to a generous donation to the ASCA Foundation with funds marked for rescue, from the estate of Susan Youngblood, grants are now available to eligible rescue organizations. The funds will be granted in $5000.00 increments to 501(c)3 organizations that rescue primarily Australian Shepherds. Each organization can receive one grant per calendar year.   Please contact me (the …

ASCA Scholarship for Students Under 25

Members,   Did you know that the ASCA Foundation, ASCA’s tax-decutible charitable foundation, offers a scholarship for students under 25?   The Cee Hambo Educational Scholarship is intended to provide scholarship funds to individuals with a background in Australian Shepherds seeking to extend their education beyond high school (this applies to college or trade/craft school). The fund was originally established …

ASCA is seeking members for a new Judges Education Committee!

Members,   ASCA is seeking members for a new Judges Education Committee!   The quality of ASCA’s programs depends in large part on the quality of its judges. Judge education requirements are not uniform across ASCA’s various programs. The purpose of this ad-hoc committee will be to produce a proposal which will address the logistical aspects of a comprehensive judges’ …

Interested in joining an ASCA committee?

Members,   Are you interested in joining one of ASCA’s many active committees? You can view the full listing of committees and current members here: http://www.asca.org/home/about-asca/committees/   ***The Board is currently seeking to fill a vacancy on the Stockdog Committee. The position is for a judge from any region.***   Members interested in serving on an ASCA committee should submit …

Dog Registration

The registry office must receive your original Individual Dog Registration Applications (no photocopies) no later than the Monday prior to your show or trial if you need a number before the weekend.   If you are emailing the photos to registrar@asca.org, be sure the registrar has your photos prior to the arrival of your application, and that the emailed photos …