called to order:
7:05pm EDT. Karen Baum, Kristy Brown, Pam Jensen, Tami Lash,
Kathi McKinney, Mary Jo Miller, Beth Myers, Father Ryan,
Mark Smith, Fran Soukup, Justin Timm, and Jan Wassink were
present. Jon McDougall was unable to join the call due to animal
from April 14 and April 21, 2009 approved by email and posted.
– Father Ryan did not present a budget and made a decision to
table pursuing a national show for 2009 and will instead pursue
the Magnum Opus event as an individually sponsored ILR-SD
sanctioned show. The ILR board had discussed developing a
national show committee on their last call and asked that the
ILR-SD Governing Board submit names to form a national show
development committee for 2010. Please submit names by June 1.
committee – Mark Smith reporting for John McDougall. No
proposals are presented at this time. Terry Duespohl and his
subcommittee are finalizing the judging training proposal and
will present it to the committee for the next meeting.
– presented by Justin Timm.
– the halter committee and the fleece committee worked together
to develop a description of the approved fleece classes. After
much discussion the Governing Board suggested restating the
description for suri to remove heavy fleece weight and have it
read heavy density of lock. Motion by Pam and second by Beth.
Motion passed unanimously pending approval of changes by the
– the production pair could be substituted for the Get of Sire
and Produce of Dam in the event that there are less than four
groups in total with the Get of Sire and the Produce of Dam
classes. The Production Pair would be defined as two offspring
representing either the sire or dam and be judged as the ability
of a parent to pass on positive traits to their offspring.
Motion by Pam, second by Mary Jo. 10 Ayes, one Abstain. Motion
– since no points will be assigned no approval is needed.
– presented by Fran Soukup.
changes to the Fleece Guidelines, with the addition of 2
oz. samples, scoring cards for 2 oz. samples, Guidelines for
Fleece Products, and Frequently Asked Questions for Fleece
Exhibitors. Motion by Pam, second by Justin. Motion passed
judges are encouraged to attend the fleece judging clinic
July 17-19, 2009 in
WI and a reduced rate will be offered to halter judges because
it will be a one day clinic. The deadline for registration for
the clinic is July 1, 2009.
Committee – presented by Tami Lash.
Table and Placing Cards
presented. Motion by Pam, second by Kristy. Motion passed
Committee – presented by Beth Myers.
committee requests that youth can use not more than two
animals in total in the youth performance classes and
showmanship to qualify for youth championship award at shows.
Also, youth may not use more than one animal in each class.
Motion by Fran, second by Karen. Motion passed unanimously.
committee is working up plans for a youth webpage with an
estimated cost of $300 for development. Father Ryan stated that
the committee needs to submit a budget request to the Finance
committee for approval. The monies will come out of printing
costs area in the budget.
Committee – presented by Father Ryan. No items
presented for review. The committee will review the budget,
on-line auction items, pledges made to the ILR-SD, and fund
raising ideas such as 50/50 raffles. It was suggested that the
committee prepare a document detailing how to set up fund
raisers at individual shows.
– presented by Pam Jensen.
– the committee clarified that there are no special numbers
required to track points for adult showmanship.
is in progress and the committee requests that all approved
rules be submitted by June 1, 2009. The guidelines document will
be uploaded to the ILR website,
www.lamaregistry.com, as soon as prepared.
series of shows – some preliminary discussion of a series of
shows held in conjunction with other livestock events was
presented. A subcommittee is in place to develop the concept.
these lines, the ILR board proposed the idea of soliciting
sponsors for the late season shows and let shows apply for
additional premium moneys. A committee will be formed to
investigate the concept.
Dr. Karen Baums term on the ILR Board is expiring
and this will be her last ILR-SD Governing Board call.
She was thanked for her years of service on the ILR
Board and her service to the ILR-SD.
The ILR Board is sending Kathi McKinney to Camelid
Community as a representative. Kathi will forward
information to the ILR-SD Governing Board and encouraged
everyone to consider attending the event on July 31-August 2, 2009.
Tuesday June 23, 2009 at 8pm EDT.
Adjourn by Beth, second by Mary Jo. Motion passed
adjourned, 9:43 EDT.
Brown, GB Secretary