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2020 Futurity Standings

Futurity Standings as of 11/25/20

Owned Ewe Lamb
District 1
no points submitted at this time.

District 2
17pts – Evan Ruzicka, NE – Bar-Zel 5
13pts – Evan Ruzicka, NE – Bar-Zel 60
8pts – Evan Ruzicka, NE – Bar-Zel 44

District 3
29pts – Briana Thoeny, MN – Dombek Family 3463
 
District 4
44pts – Emily Stevens, OH – Slack 0192
29pts – Sidney McAllister, OH – MacCauley 4757
28pts – Sidney McAllister, OH – MacCauley 4848
20pts – Emily Stevens, OH – MacCauley 4724

Bred & Owned Ewe Lamb
20pts – Raesa Zelinsky, SD – BarZel 17
  3pts – Evan Ruzicka, NE – Ruzicka 0148

Yearling Ewe
31pts – Nicole Thoeny, MN – JMG 1950
29pts – Briana Thoeny, MN – Hoskins 19-3
22pts – Reagan Werner, OK – D & A Wright 0776
18pts – Sidney McAllister, OH – MacCauley 4633
10pts – Evan Ruzicka, NE – Bar-Zel 9095
9pts – Evan Ruzicka, NE – Bar-Zel 9008

Bred & Owned Yearling Ewe
18pts – Danielle Barry, CA – Barry 9BE1A
17pts – Danielle Barry, CA – Barry 9BE1B

 

 

 

 

Election Results & Annual Meeting

Virtual Annual Meeting

WATCH THE ARCHIVED USSA ANNUAL MEETING

View 2020 Annual Meeting Agenda
Year-end Reports
Registrations by Member
Registrations by State
19-20 USSA Financial Summary

 

DISTRICT 3 VACANCY NOTICE (posted 11/5/20)
View District 3 Vacancy Notice

DIRECTOR ELECTION RESULTS
There will be one director opening in Districts 1, 3 and 4. There will be 2 openings in District 2; a one year term and a three year term. 

District 1
Matt Wolf, Caldwell, Idaho
District 2
Carol Heupel, Weldona, Colorado – fills 3 year term, 14 votes
Jeff Baumann, Savannah, Missouri – fills 1 year term, 13 votes
Bill Gergen, Geneva, Nebraska – 12 votes
Tom Burke, Smithville, Missouri – 5 votes
View District 2 Candidate Bios
 
District 3
Jeremy Geske, New Prague, Minnesota – 23 votes
Teresa Harker, Oxford, Iowa – 12 votes
View District 3 Candidate Bios
 
District 4
The District 4 vacancy seat will be filled on November 10th.
View District 4 Vacancy Notice (updated 8.26)

PROPOSED BYLAW CHANGES
The following document lists the proposed bylaw changes that was on the ballot for this year. All proposed changes passed by membership vote.

Article III Membership –
Section 1 Membership Eligibility
Approve: 77
Disapprove: 4
 
Article III Membership –
Section 2 Associate Membership
Approve:77
Disapprove: 4
 
Article III Membership –
Section 3 Junior Membership
Approve: 75
Disapprove: 6
 
Article III Membership –
Section 5 Voting Rights
Approve: 77
Disapprove: 3
 
Article V Directors-
Section 2 Number and Qualifications
Approve: 75
Disapprove: 6
 
Article V Directors-
Section 3 Term of Office
Approve: 71
Disapprove: 5
 
Article X General Provisions-
Section 8. Amendments
Approve: 79
Disapprove: 2

2020 Proposed Bylaw Changes – updated 8.24.20

Suffolk Assessment

We invite you to participate in the Suffolk Association Needs Assessment. This assessment is open to anyone who owns Suffolk sheep, USSA or UJSSA membership is not required. It is estimated that this assessment will take approximately 30 minutes. The information gathered will be used in future long range planning by the USSA Board of Directors.
Participants who complete this assessment and include contact information will be entered into a drawing for two $50 Amazon gift cards.
The assessment link will be available thru October 15th.
Thank you again for taking time to complete this assessment!
~USSA Board of Directors

UJSSA Drawing Contest

Calling all Jr’s! Your Jr Board is having another contest for all Jr members to participate in. We are having a Drawing Contest. You can do a drawing in either black and white or in color. See the flier below with details. The deadline for entries is Oct 1, 2020. If you have any questions you can contact one of the board members, myself (Nancy Burton) or drop your question to the Jr email. Looking forward to seeing some great entries!

Suffolk U Webinar – Enterprise Analysis

Watch Archived Webinar!

2020 USSA Annual Meeting will be VIRTUAL

Check back for connection info!

Meeting agenda and other documents will be posted by Nov. 1st.

Yearling Ewes For Sale

5 yearling ewes, RRNN, very correct, easy keeping, as they have been on grass only since mid March.  $1750 for the group, Sire is a Bierle ram, that won 2018 FFA show, dam side has VanArkel, Heupel, Oak Hills bloodlines.  Also have a nice set of ewe lambs for sale.
 

 
Text, or call   641-414-1979
fetters_1963@yahoo.com
 
 

 

Director Elections & Proposed Bylaw Changes

DIRECTOR ELECTION & CANDIDATES
There will be one director opening in Districts 1, 3 and 4. There will be 2 openings in District 2; a one year term and a three year term. 

District 1
Matt Wolf, Caldwell, Idaho
District 2
Jeff Baumann, Savannah, Missouri
Tom Burke, Smithville, Missouri
Bill Gergen, Geneva, Nebraska
Carol Heupel, Weldona, Colorado
View District 2 Candidate Bios
 
District 3
Jeremy Geske, New Prague, Minnesota
Teresa Harker, Oxford, Iowa
View District 3 Candidate Bios
 
District 4
For the upcoming director election in District 4, there was no candidate who met all eligibility requirements. Information will be posted soon on how this vacancy will be filled.
View District 4 Vacancy Notice (updated 8.26)

We have discovered that USSA had email issues during the time that a letter of intent was due because of a server migration. If you emailed a letter of intent and are not listed, please FORWARD the original email to amanda@suffolks.org AND jeremy.geske@gmail.com.

PROPOSED BYLAW CHANGES
The following document lists the proposed bylaw changes that will be on a ballot this fall. Please contact a director with any questions.

2020 Proposed Bylaw Changes – updated 8.24.20

UNITED SUFFOLK SHEEP ASSOCIATION
Annual Meeting Notice

 At this time, the USSA Annual Meeting has not been scheduled due to COVID and the uncertainty and fluidity around livestock events.

If the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) goes as normally scheduled, the USSA Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with NAILE in Louisville, Kentucky. The date will be announced on the USSA website (www.suffolks.org), USSA Facebook page, an Association E-blast sent and in the October issue of The Banner.

 If NAILE is cancelled or the NAILE schedule/guidelines change, the USSA Annual Meeting will be held via Zoom meeting. The meeting date and connection information will be posted on the USSA website (www.suffolks.org), USSA Facebook page, an Association E-blast sent and in the October issue of The Banner.

National Suffolk Online Sale

Lots posted!
www.integritylivestocksales.com

Rams – June 1st
View Ram Lots!

Ewes – June 2nd
View Ewe Lots!

National Suffolk Sale Info Posted!

Click here to learn more about the National Suffolk Online Sale!

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