Meeting Minutes – 7-10-2015


July 10, 2015 7 PM CST. Telephonically

The following were present:
President Jesse McDaniel, TX
Vice-President Angela Ingraham, NY
Secretary Heather Nesler, IA
Treasurer Kim Consol, CA

Region 1 Director Jack Rowland, NY
Region 2 Director Cathy Payne, GA
Region 4 Director Heather Nesler, IA
Region 5 Director Rico Silvera, TN
Region 6 Director Christine Anderson, OR

Registrar Ruth Bennett
Advisor Chuck Bassett

Not present:
Region 3 Director Deborah Neimann, IL
Advisor Kevin Fall

Quorum was present.
Jack Rowland was introduced as the new District Director for Region 1.
Approval of minutes
June minutes had one correction; Chuck Bassett was in attendance but not listed. Minutes were corrected, motion to approve and carried.

Treasurers Report

Kim has been working on an itemized accounting ledger. Those reports were sent to the board for viewing. The ledger for the month of June had not been finalized at time of meeting.

Committee Reports

A new Breeders’ Committee has been formed. We will be recruiting members that would like to volunteer on this committee.

By-Laws Committee

Report was sent to members prior for viewing and consideration.

Motion was made by Heather to have Cathy send the first set of By-Law recommendations to Jessica Birken. MOTION CARRIED

Cathy made a motion that the Registrar will not be a member of the board. MOTION CARRIED

Newsletter Committee

Articles and pictures are coming together nicely for the summer newsletter which will be going out this month.

Website Committee

Jesse and Heather will be putting together a To Do List for the website.

They will be taking into consideration the time blocks that are allocated per month to prioritize the needs.

Unfinished Business

Livestock Conservancy

Cathy will be contacting them in regards to errors in our ad.

We will be working on an updated ad for future publications.

Youth project and Survey Monkey were tabled until next meeting.

New business

Letters to the board from members were reviewed.

Next meeting is set for August 10, 2015 at 7 PM CST.
Meeting was adjourned at 10:00pm.