Board of Directors

ASAS Board of Directors


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Dr. Elizabeth B. Kegley
University of Arkansas
Dept of Animal Science
Rm B114, AFLS
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Work: (479) 575-3050


Dr. Glenn C. Duff
New Mexico State University
MSC 3-I P.O. Box 30003
Las Cruces, NM 88003-30003
Work: (575) 646-5279

Past President

Dr. Todd A. Armstrong 
DSM Nutritional Products
Cary, NC
Work: (317) 370-1451


Additional Members of Executive Committee

Foundation Trustee Chair/Finance Committee Chair

Dr. William Weldon
Weldon Consulting
7478 N Troy Rd
Greenfield, IN 46140-0708
Work: (317) 997-1516



Recording Secretary/ Director-at-Large (2021)

Dr. Jay Daniel
Berry College
PO Box 495003
Dept Animal Science
Mount Berry, GA 30149-5003
Work: (706) 236-2243

Director-at-Large (2021)/Program Chair

Dr. Deborah L. VanOverbeke
Assistant Dean and George Chiga Endowed Professor,
Oklahoma State University
Department of Animal Science
104D Animal Science Bldg.
Stillwater, OK 74078
Work: (405) 744-9262


Director-at-Large (2020)/Publications Chair

Dr. Peter J. Hansen, PhD
University of Florida
PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910
Work: (352) 392-5590



Additional Board Members

Director-at-Large (2020)

Dr. Chantal Farmer
Dairy and Swine R & D Centre
2000 College St.
Sherbrooke, PQ J1M 0C8
Work: (819) 780-7222

Director-at-Large (2020)

Dr. Thomas A. Rathje
DNA Genetics
2415 13th St
Columbus, NE 68601-5005
Work: (888) 326-2733 (300)


Director-at-Large (2021)

Dr. Kristi M. Cammack
South Dakota State University
West River Ag Center
1905 Plaza Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57702

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Director-at-Large (2022)

Dr. Andrew P. Foote
Assistant Professor 
101 Animal Science Building
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078
Work: (402) 519-8513


Director-at-Large (2022)

Dr. Clare A. Gill
Texas A&M University
Dept of Animal Science
2471 TAMU
College Station, TX  77843-2471
Work: (979) 862-7129



Director-at-Large (2022)

Dr. Richard D. Coffey
University of Kentucky
Dept of Animal and Food Sciences
907 W.P. Garrigus Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0215


Northeastern Section Director (2022)

Dr. Kristen E. Govoni
University of Connecticut
Dept of Animal Science
3636 Horsebarn Rd Extension
Unit 4040 
Storrs, CT 06269-4040
Work: (860) 486-2480


Midwest Section Director (2020)

Dr. Ryan N. Dilger
University of Illinois
1207 W Gregory Dr
186 Animal Science Lab
Urbana, IL 61801-4733 

Southern Section Director (2022)

Dr. Thomas H. Welsh, Jr
Texas A&M University
Dept of Animal Science
2471 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2471
Work: (979) 845-9245


Western Section Director (2022)

Dr. Eric Scholljegerdes
New Mexico State University
Dept of Animal and Range Sciences
PO Box 30003 MSC3-I
Las Cruces, NM 88003

National Graduate Director

Graduate Director (2020)

Mr. Matthew Crouse
Nutrition Laboratory Technician
NDSU Department 7630
PO Box 6050 
Fargo, ND 58108

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Graduate Director (2021)

Emily Melchior
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30003 S. Espina Street
Knox Hall 213
Las Cruces, NM 88003

ASAS Staff


Chief Executive Officer (ex-officio)

Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe, M.S, Ph.D
American Society of Animal Science
PO Box 7410
Champaign, IL 61826
Cell phone: 217-621-4623

Justin Bartlett

Director of Programming and Operations (ex-officio)

Justin Bartlett 
American Society of Animal Science
PO Box 7410
Champaign, IL 61826-7410
Cell phone: 217-621-7957

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