LANCASTER, Pa. — Holstein Association USA’s delegate election process is currently underway. Each year, members have the opportunity to nominate members from their state to serve as voting delegates at the following year’s Holstein Association USA Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the National Holstein Convention.
The 2020 Annual Meeting will be held in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, June 25 – 26.
Here are the important deadlines to take into account:
August 1 – Nominating petitions mailed to members
September 27 – Nominating petitions must be received by Holstein Association USA
October 11 – Deadline for nominees to withdraw names from the ballot
November 1 – Ballots mailed to members
January 2, 2020 – Ballots must be received by Holstein Association USA
February 1, 2020 – 2020 delegate election finalized
Members Ineligible to Serve in 2020
Members become ineligible to serve as a delegate after serving as a delegate at three consecutive Annual Meetings. The following individuals, listed by state, are ineligible to be nominated to serve as a delegate in 2020:
Sheri L. Regan Danhof, Iowa
Matthew E. Iager DVM, Maryland
Timothy Baker, Michigan
Michael T. Sheehan, Minnesota
Janice Faye Perry, Missouri
Kelly Anne Reynolds, New York
Vanessa Worden, New York
Robert G. Hardin III, North Carolina
Darrell Gene Wright, North Carolina
Paul R. Haskins, Ohio
Daniel A. Brandt, Pennsylvania
Barry M. England, Pennsylvania
Kenneth M. Umble, Pennsylvania
Dale L. Zimmerman, Pennsylvania
Martha E. Seifert, Vermont
Randall Inman, Virginia
Brian Todd Behnke, Wisconsin
Steven G. Holte, Wisconsin
Daniel Dwight Siemers, Wisconsin
With questions about the Holstein Association USA delegate process, contact Jodi Hoynoski at 800.952.5200, ext. 4261 or by email.
–Holstein Association USA
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