Conference Call, September 21, 2012
A unanimous vote of the ASI executive board confirmed acceptance of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Livestock Producers Association (NLPA) and ASI regarding the NLPA Sheep and Goat Loan Fund. ASI assumed this responsibility from the American Sheep and Goat Center with the merger between these two entities in 2012.
The ASI executive board unanimously approved the NLPA Sheep and Goat Loan Fund budget for FY 2013.
NLPA's nominations to the Sheep and Goat Fund Committee were unanimously accepted by the ASI executive board. The re-nominated members of the committee are Walt Ernesti, Producers Livestock Marketing Association; Richard Drake, Drake Livestock; and Dave Johnson, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association.