Office Closed

The ASCA business office will be closed October 8, 2018 for Columbus day. They will reopen on Tuesday October 9th at 9am.

Survey from ASCA

Members, On Sunday 9/16 you should have received a survey from ASCA via Constant Contact. The survey covers two topics: puppies at Nationals and term limits for Committee Members and Directors. The survey will be open through October. If you did not receive this survey, please contact the Webmaster at [email protected] Please take some time to fill out the survey …

General Membership Meeting at 2018 Nationals

Hi everyone,   If you are attending the ASCA Nationals in Greeley, Colorado, come join us for the General Membership Meeting at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, September 26, in the 4H Building.   Remember – please bring identification to be admitted to the meeting. You’ll also need to bring your membership card, if you wish to vote, in case of …

Affiliate Meeting at 2018 Nationals

Hi everyone,   If you are attending the ASCA Nationals in Greeley, Colorado, and you are a member of your local Affiliate Club, come join us for the Affiliate Meeting at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, September 25, in the 4H Building.   So far, the agenda will cover ASCA’s Dog Aggression Rules and Conflict Resolution Protocol, the concentration of Affiliate …

Board Meetings at 2018 Nationals

Hi everyone,   As usual, the Board will be meeting face-to-face at this year’s Nationals in Greeley, CO. The meetings will take place in the 4H Building from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm on Wednesday 9/26, Thursday 9/27, and Friday 9/28.   Members are welcome to observe the Board’s meetings (except when in Executive Session). If you would like to …

Meeting Agendas for Nationals

Members, Below are the meeting agendas for the 2018 ASCA Nationals: Nationals BOD Meeting Agenda General Membership Meeting Agenda Affiliate Meeting Agenda Kalla E. Jaco Executive Secretary Australian Shepherd Club of America

Committee Reports at the General Membership Meeting

Hi Chairs,   I’m sending this email to remind you that all Committee Chairs (or their designated representative) are required to give a not-to-exceed 10-minute report of their committee’s activity to date at the General Membership Meeting.   This year that meeting is on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:30 pm MDT – in the 4H Building at Island Grove Park …

Vacancy on Stockdog Committee – at-large Judge position

Members,   There is a vacancy for an at-large Judge position on the Stockdog Committee. Applicants can be from any region.   The deadline to submit your resume is Wednesday, September 19. An applicant will be chosen at the Board’s Nationals meeting.   If you are interested in filling this position, please send your resume to [email protected] and I will …

Misc. Board News from August

Members, Please join us in congratulating the following newly approved ASCA Judges: Provisional Rally Judge – Jessica Buhlman (Utah) Provisional Rally Judge – Margaret Chandler (British Columbia) Please also welcome the following newly appointed Committee Members: Agility Committee – Natascha Wagenaar-Herbergs (Region 7) Rally Committee – Jan Wesen (Region 1) Foundation News: New Spirit 4 Aussie Rescue was approved to …

ASCA Junior Service Award

Members,   It is my pleasure to inform you that the ASCA Board of Directors selected Breann Ellis and Burlynne Mejeris as ASCA’s “Above and Beyond” Junior Service Award recipients for 2018. Please join me in congratulating them!   The ASCA Junior Service Award recognizes and rewards ASCA Juniors who exhibit good sportsmanship in competition and who serve the dog …