ILR Show Division
Call Meeting - October 14, 2013, 8:00 pm EST
Committee Members Present: Judy
Ross - Chair, Rawna Hamann - Secretary, Kathi McKinney, Eran
McCarty, Maryan Baker, Jenni Jimmerson
CALL TO ORDER:
Meeting was called to order at 9:00 pm EST. 6 committee members
meeting - approved by email and sent to office for posting.
Welcomed new member BOD liaison, Kathy McKinney. Kathy reminded
us as a committee what our responsibilities are, and the reason
for a Governing Board and that what is discussed in committee is
to stay in committee until minutes are completed and submitted
to be posted.
The survey results were
Impressed that 16
states responded, but still not enough members responded.
Discussed that more
education is needed as indicated by several of the comments.
Comments about why
members are not showing: main reason is expense; next is lack of
understanding how to prepare fleece for showing.
chart question was discussed. Everyone was given a chance to
express desires and reasons to keep or drop. In summary, more
data needs to be taken and more education to members needs to be
Motion made by
Jenni; Second by Maryan: Motion - to drop the weight chart from
the score card.
A roll call Vote
was taken and it was a 3-3 split vote; therefore Motion failed.
Kathy made a motion
that the committee conduct a 6-month education blast about the
annualized weight, its importance compared to other breed
standards, pros and cons for llama fleece. At the end of 6
months, send out a new survey developed by Fleece Committee to
only llama owners asking only about annulized weight. Second by
Roll call vote was
taken and all 6 members voted to pass motion.
that we modify the scorecards for easier adding in order to make
less errors and to use/read the scorecards easier. Rawna has a
sample one she created last year (as a sample to try) - same
scores for everything, just a grouping of the scores. Rawna was
asked to send out the sample cards to all members to review
before next meeting. Then it was suggested that if we approve,
send it to all fleece judges and get feedback. All changes must
be submitted by Nov. 15, 2013.
send a date grid to everyone to determine a date as soon as
possible for next meeting;
Motion to adjourn
was made by Judy; Maryann seconded. All ayes, motion passed.
Meeting adjourned at 10:20pm EST
Note: All motions approved by
the Fleece Committee still need to be approved by the Governing
Board before they go into effect.
Minutes submitted by Rawna
Hamann, ILR Fleece Committee Secretary.