AlpacaGram 11.19 | 2024 AOA Board Candidates

AlpacaGram 11.19
AlpacaGram 11.19April 18, 2024

2024 AOA Board Candidates

We're excited to announce the candidates for the upcoming AOA board election. Committing to three years of service in a national organization is no small decision, and we are grateful for their consideration. Now, it's time for you, our members, to get to know them better and make an informed decision about the future leadership of our organization.

Meet Your Candidates

  • Stacy Broderick (Wilkins) — Crazy Train Alpacas (Nebraska)
  • Jason Gill — Cotton Creek Farms (Michigan)
  • Gina Glasscock — Legendary Alpacas of Texas (Texas)
  • Kerri Harting — Eagle Eye Farm (Wisconsin)
  • Michael Livingston — Autumn Sun Alpacas (Colorado)
  • Scott Miller — Crescent Moon Ranch (Oregon)
  • Cory Wesson — Sopris Alpaca Farm (Colorado)

The terms expiring this year are Wini Labrecque, Michael Livingston, and Scott Miller.

Read the Candidate Disclosures and Statements

Election Schedule

  • May 6: Last day to become a paid member to vote in the upcoming election
  • May 9: Online voting opens
  • May 30: Online voting closes
  • July 13: 2024–25 Board of Directors and new officers introduced at the AOA Annual Meeting during the AOA National Education and Fiber Conference in Burlington, Kentucky.

Voting in the Election

To vote in the upcoming election: you must be a paid member (Primary, Business, Corporate), at least 18 years old, and own at least 25% of a live AOA-registered alpaca. If you haven't renewed your membership yet, log in and renew from your member dashboard. As a reminder, individuals, not farms, are AOA members. Spouses or partners must have their own memberships to be eligible to vote in the election.

Election Committee

Please help us thank the members of the 2024 Election Committee: Steve Ross (Steden Farm, LLC), Chair; Hillary Devin (Shambalah Alpaca Ranch); Kristen Long (Badger Canyon Farm); Ray McMahan (Raynay Alpaca Farm, LLC); Leslie Rebtoy (Healing Springs Suris); and Scott Shelhart (Shelhart Acre Farms). The Board of Directors, staff, and membership greatly appreciate their work and commitment to AOA.

We encourage everyone to take part in the election process!

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