AlpacaGram 4.23 — 2017 AOA Election Committee Announces Candidates for Election

AlpacaGram 4.23
AlpacaGram 4.23April 11, 2017

2017 AOA Election Announcement

The 2017 AOA Election Committee — Joe Kyger (Chair), Gina Glasscock, Sue King, and Renee Ritenour — are proud to announce the candidates for the 2017 Board of Directors election. They have selected seven candidates for the three open positions. The terms expiring this year are those of Norm Johnson, Andy Merriwether, and Bonnie Potter.

The following individuals are the candidates selected by the Election Committee:

  • Charissa “Char” Johnson
  • David Andrew (Andy) Merriwether
  • Marc Milligan
  • Chris Reachard
  • Julie Otis Skinner
  • Brion Smoker, CPA
  • Jeff Williamson

Petition Reminder

Additional candidates may be nominated by petition if at least 48 members with voting rights sign a petition and deliver it to the AOA Executive Director by April 17, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. CDT. The 2017 petition form is available by download on the forms page of our website at

Many of you have already renewed your membership, but for those of you putting it off, you must renew by May 6 to be entitled to vote in the upcoming election. In order to vote you must be a Registry or Association Member, at least 18 years old, and own at least 25% of a live AOA-registered alpaca. You can upgrade your membership from your dashboard after logging in at

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