Julie Strain of Red Wing Software based in Red Wing, Minnesota, has been elected president of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants at the organization’s annual meeting held recently in Fort Worth, Texas.
Strain holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Mathematics from Eastern Illinois University. She is employed in a consulting role for Red Wing Software. She provides assistance implementing their accounting and payroll software, training on the software products as well as guidance using the software to get the information they need for management decisions. Strain has worked with Red Wing Software for 21 years.
Other newly elected officers for ASAC are: President-Elect Robert Mehrle, Ph.D., CAC, Mid-South Ag Data, LLC, Lambert, MS; Vice President/Secretary Moe Russell, Russell Consulting Group, Panora, IA; Chief Financial Officer Russell Morgan, CAC, Morgan Ag Consulting, Paducah, KY and, Immediate Past President, Erin Pirro, CAC, Farm Credit East, Enfield, CT.
Elected to the organization’s Board of Directors were: Northern Region, Kurt Ehnle, CAC, Edelstein, IL; Southern Region, Roy Ferguson, CAC, Ferguson Group, Broken Arrow, OK; Western Region, John Alcorn, Rabobank, NA, Fresno, CA; Eastern Region, Jim Casler, North Coast Ag, Traverse City, MI.
ASAC is a non-profit organization oriented around raising the standards and image of professional agricultural consultants. As such, it is the only association representing the full range of agricultural consultants.