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Vote for ATA’s Board of Directors NOW!

The ATA Board’s decisions are vital to everyone who works in the archery/bowhunting industry. ATA-member manufacturers and distributors must vote for the Archery Trade Association Board of Directors before March 1.
Photo Credit: John Hafner

Author: Cassie Scott

Attention ATA-member manufacturers and distributors: It’s time to make your voices heard.

Be sure to vote for your Archery Trade Association Board of Directors before March 1.

By now your company’s president, CEO or primary ATA contact should have received election materials by mail and email. The email with the ballot was sent Monday, Jan. 30. If your company’s voter doesn’t have the materials, have them search for “ATA Board of Directors Ballot” in their email to find the document and instructions.

Twelve candidates are vying for your vote to fill three Board seats. Three of the 12 – Rob Kaufhold, Jimmy Primos and Blake Shelby – are running for re-election, while the other nine are seeking their first Board term and the chance to serve the archery and bowhunting industry. Those elected will serve a four-year term from April 1, 2017, through March 31, 2021. Read the biographies of all 12 candidates and cast your vote today!

You can vote now through March 1 in one of three ways:

1. Email your vote to info@archerytrade.org by 5 p.m. Central time.

2. Fax your ballot to (507) 233-8140 by 5 p.m. Central time.

3. Mail your sealed ballot to Archery Trade Association, P.O. Box 70, New Ulm, MN 56073-0070.

Note: Mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before Wednesday, March 1, to be valid.

ATA Board members make decisions regarding the ATA Trade Show, strategies for ATA investments in archery programs and facilities, and more. This year’s election fills three Board seats. Photo Credit: Shane Indrebo

ATA Board members make decisions regarding the ATA Trade Show, strategies for ATA investments in archery programs and facilities, ATA efforts to expand and protect bowhunting opportunities, and ongoing ATA work with state and federal officials and agencies.

The Board’s decisions are vital to everyone who works in the archery/bowhunting industry, so it’s crucial you choose candidates who best represent your interests. Work with your company’s primary ATA contact to make your choice, and submit your completed ballot ASAP.

But first, meet your candidates! Click here to view the biographies for each candidate.

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