ASA-National announces exciting changes for ASA-Midwest

Major changes are underway for ASA-Midwest. The second-largest affiliate in ASA will be restructured. That includes hiring a new executive director to oversee an operation comprised of four states: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. Arkansas and Oklahoma will no longer be a part of ASA-Midwest.

The reduced administrative expense and a shift to a more virtual environment of meetings and member services is one of the many benefits resulting from these changes. The changes will go into effect Oct. 1, 2018.

β€œThe changes will allow us to better serve a broader base of members in these states,” said ASA President Dan Risley. β€œHopefully it will garner an increase in participation as we move to a more virtual means to communicate regularly among the board of directors, staff and membership.”

If you would like additional information regarding the structural changes of ASA-Midwest or have any other questions, please contact Risley by email at

Shop owners in Oklahoma or Arkansas who are interested in participating and assisting with the formation of a state association can contact ASA Vice President Tony Molla at