April 1, 2009
Conference Call Meeting
- April 1, 2009, 8 pm EST
- Val Carmichael, Lynda Carothers, Betty
Moe, Mary Jo Miller, Fran Soukup - Chair, Pamela
Tait - Secretary
Meeting was called to order
at 8:03 pm EST. All committee members present.
Minutes from March 16th meeting
– approved by email and already posted on website.
Fleece Judging –
Scorecards – Scorecards
were adjusted by Fran so that the age breakdowns
would match with the placing cards. Fran to send new
scorecards to Dar.
Placing cards – Fleece
and fleece products placing cards were previously
reviewed, and no changes were needed. Motion to
approve placing cards by Mary Jo, seconded by Val.
Motion passed unanimously. Pam to send placing
cards on to Governing Board for approval at their
meeting April 14th.
FAQs for show management was
previously discussed via email and no further
changes were needed. Betty made a motion to approve
the FAQ for show management, Mary Jo seconded.
Motion passed unanimously.
FAQs for show management to go on to Governing
Board for approval at their meeting April 14th.
FAQs for exhibitors is
currently being worked on. It was decided that we
would do a separate FAQs for exhibitors and for
show management. One question for the exhibitor list
suggested was how to find out who is having ILR
fleece shows. Fran has asked Dar about members being
able to find out about upcoming ILR fleece shows, as
the current system is not that specific. Currently
events are input by members, and it was suggested
that someone needs to look at the posted events
periodically for accuracy.
Judges/ Show Staff
Fleece Clinic - Fran has
proposed an ILR – SD Llama Fleece Judging Clinic at
Kristy Browns ranch in Wisconsin on July 17, 18 &
19, 2009. The education committee has approved this
proposal, and it is now with the judges committee
for approval. Assuming the proposal is approved by
the Judges Committee, the next step will be the
ILR-SD Governing Board for approval.
Another possibility of doing a
fleece clinic would be at Hinterland in Oregon, but
the proposed dates are too close to the Wisconsin
clinic; we would like to do this clinic, but at a
Show Management Guide – The
show management guide that was originally started by
Judy Ross has been updated by Fran. The guide was
passed out via email and feedback/editing has
already been given. Motion to approve show
management guide was made by Mary Jo and seconded by
Betty. Motion passed unanimously.
Education Signs for fleece
shows – Fran made the suggestion that the committee
come up with some educational signs. These signs
would be for fleece show management to be able to
print out and display, alongside the judged fleeces
on display, for the education of both the exhibitor
and the public. Fran will pull what she already has
and add the ILR – SD logo.
The fleece committee has
received one grandfather request from the judges
committee. This applicant has already been reviewed,
and the recommendation has been sent back to the
Next conference call meeting
will be Tuesday, May 5th, 2009, at 8 pm EST.
Mary Jo made a motion to
adjourn the meeting; Betty seconded motion. Motion
passed unanimously, and the meeting was adjourned at
approximately 8:49 EST.
Minutes submitted by Pamela
Tait, ILR-SD Fiber Committee secretary.