Audio of the May Teleconference Meeting of the Board

Members, The open session of this month’s meeting of the ASCA Board of Directors is now available on ASCA’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC490D1qEJtV7oiDp6KOHEvA You can also listen on ASCA’s Website: https://www.asca.org/home/news/bod-meetings-audio Please send any feedback to [email protected] and I will share with the Board. Take care, Kalla Jaco Executive Secretary, Australian Shepherd Club of America [email protected] | (737) 704-1685 6091 E. …

Office Closed

The office will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, for the observance of Memorial Day. The office will reopen Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 9 am.

ASCA Lifetime Achievement Award

Members, Each year ASCA may recognize a person or persons who have contributed to the breed and/or the ASCA organization in an outstanding manner.    It’s my pleasure to share that this year’s recipient of ASCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, recommended by the History Committee and selected by the Board, is Sunday Miles.   Sunday has served ASCA and our breed …

Board of Director Candidate Inquiries

Members, The following members are running for a position on the ASCA Board of Directors in this year’s election:   Pete Dolan Cindy King Jean Roberts Jan Wesen   Each candidate’s resume and answers to the Candidate Inquiry will be published in the May/June Aussie Times and can be found on the Website here: https://www.asca.org/bod-candidates/   Election dates to remember: …

AmazonSmile

Members, AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. When first visiting AmazonSmile, …

Candidates for Board of Directors Election 2019

Members, The following members are running for a position on the ASCA Board of Directors in this year’s election:   Pete Dolan Cindy King Jean Roberts Jan Wesen   Each candidate’s resume and answers to the Candidate Inquiry will be published in the May/June Aussie Times. Here is the link on the website.    Election dates to remember: May 1 …

Entry Clerk Needed for 2020 ASCA National Specialty in Conyers, Georgia

Members, ASCA is seeking to hire a qualified individual to be the 2020 Nationals Entry Clerk. Entry Clerk Needed for 2020 ASCA National Specialty in Conyers, Georgia Job Description: Entries for the ASCA National Specialty will be processed by the Nationals Entry Clerk. The ASCA Board will hire, bond and pay the Nationals Entry Clerk to take the entries for …

Affiliate Insurance

Members, Regarding Affiliate insurance and the Additional Insured Endorsement:   The proper procedure is for the Affiliate to contact the Business Office and request that both the Affiliate and the facility where the event is to be held be named as co-insureds during the event. Ray then contacts ASCA’s general liability carrier which issues a binder covering both the Affiliate …

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 …

Purina Pro Club Partnership Program

Members,   For those of you who feed Purina and are members of the Pro Club, don’t forget to enroll in the Purina Parent Club Partnership Program.   Purina will donate 10% of the value of the Weight Circle points you submit. Half will go to ASCA and half to the Canine Health Foundation. Your earned points are not touched. …