2016 – 2017 Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce the results of our election for the Board of Director’s for the 2016 through 2017 year.  We are excited to welcome two new members to our Board, Sheri Gurr of Roosevelt, Utah and Matt Moffatt of Piedmont, Oklahoma.  Pat Burnett was reelected for another three year term.  We are all excited to start another year and look forward to further supporting our little association and these wonderful cattle.

In addition to the general election we have elected a new slate of officers for the 2016-2017 year.  Our new (re-elected) President is Pat Burnett of Wills Point, Texas; our new Vice President is Garett Judd of Edmonton, Kentucky; our new (re-elected) Secretary is Pam Jackson of Water Valley, Kentucky and our new Treasurer is Sheri Gurr of Roosevelt, Utah.

We want to express our deep appreciation and gratitude to our outgoing board member, Richard Jackson who has been an invaluable member of this association and board for many, many years.     We would also like to thank Joy Rider for serving as our Treasurer for the past few years.  We know our association will continue to depend on both of these valuable members for years to come

Annual Membership Meeting and sale

Hi everyone,  Well were we are just one day from our Annual Membership meeting followed on Thursday by a watusi sale at the Lolli Bros. Exotic Livestock Sale lollibros.com.  Our meeting will be held at the Comfort Inn in Macon, Missouri at 7:00pm.  We will have dinner provided by Sonny Noland and in addition to our meeting will host a fun auction to raise funds for the association.

See you all there.

Another sad loss….

I hate to be the bearer of sad news, but we have lost our beloved Dick Heiken of Heiken’s Ark in Des Moines, Iowa.  Dick and Kathy has been mainstays in our little association for longer than they would like to admit.  Their contribution to the breed and our association is unlimited.  Dick will be missed by anyone who ever met him.

 

HEIKEN
Kathy and Dick Heiken

DICK HEIKEN

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Registration clarification

To all members and watusi owners.  We regularly receive a number of questions regarding our registration procedures and rules.  A complete copy of our rules is located on this website.  If you have any specific questions always feel free to contact Robin at our office or any of our board members, we promise that we will find you an answer.

One repetitive question of late has to to with our registration procedures involving undocumented animals and/or animals that have paperwork from another organization.  We have implemented a percentage female hardship program which is documented here on our website. http://www.watusi.org/2016/05/20/update-on-new-rule-changes/  As to animals presented with paperwork from some other source, the World Watusi Association will recognize registration records from the AWIR (American Watusi International Registry) but at the present time no other organization.   Again if you have any questions please contact us. 

 

New website feature

As most of you should be aware we recently upgraded our website to include a complete listing of all Watusi registered with the World Watusi Association.  Members in good standing can access this information at any time by clicking the link at the top of the homepage at watusi.org.  Now we are working on our next project.

We would like to make available as many photographs as possible for these registered animals.  As you know the registration process provides for photographs to be submitted, however, these are most often taken within the first year of life of the animal.  We would request that anyone with more updated photographs of their animals submit them to us and we will place them on your animal’s pedigree page.

Simply send in the photo, give us the animal’s name and if you have it the approximate date that the photo was taken so we can determine the age.  Needless to say most of these animals change significantly from birth to death, how they are represented it up to you.  This will include all animals, alive or deceased, the more the better.

If you have any questions please contact Cindi Darling at watusi@liarslake.com.

 

BURNETTS KILABU, WWAFP2692

Burnetts Kilabu is a Foundation Pure herdsire with lots of color, size and good bloodlines.  He will be starting to add his stamp at Bar G Ranch in Castledale, Utah.  gilbertswatusiandzebra.com

Burnett's Kilabu
Burnett’s Kilabu

BURNETTS KILABU
WWAFP2692
BORN APRIL 17, 2009
TW BWANA
WWAFP2141
JCS CRYPTON
WWAFP819
RAMBO
PRINCESS DIANA
KLAUSS DOLLY PARTON
WWAFP1615
EK TEXAS SAFARI
ROSIE GIRL
BWS MISS CORA
WWAFP2495
SEA WOLF
WWAFP790
ORINGINAL NO. 5
BARBIE DOLL
WMS EXCLUSIVE
WWAFP1633
BIG JAKE
WMS CANDY
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2016 ELECTION FOR WWA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Every year as our annual membership meeting approaches we prepare for our election of new members to the Board of Directors.

Our membership meeting will be held on September 21, 2016 in Macon, Missouri so we must get our ballots ready by July.

There are three positions coming up for election this year for 3 year terms.  If you would like to run or if you know of some other member that would like to run and serve, please contact Pam Jackson, our Secretary,  at rpjackson@wk.net or Cindi Darling, watusi@liarslake.com or Garett Judd, garettjudd@yahoo.com.

This Association belongs to all of our members and as such the determination of our Board of Director’s is important to every one of us.  The qualifications are simple besides a desire to serve, one must be an active, voting member in good standing for two consecutive years with no felony convictions.   We look forward to more participation.

The World Watusi Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and advancement of African Ankole- Watusi cattle.