called to order
at 8:07pm EDT. Mark Smith, Kathi McKinney, Bill Safreed, Mary
Jo Miller, Kristy Brown, Pam Jensen, Fran Soukup, Justin Timm,
Beth Myers, Tami Lash, John McDougal and Jan Wassink present.
Larry Steffel was unable to attend the call.
as the new ILR Board member. Bill S. will replace Karen Baum as
the ILR representative to the Performance Committee.
from the May 19, 2009 governing board meeting. Motion by Mary
Jo M, second by Pam J. Motions passed unanimously.
Board reviewed the recent events regarding the ILR Board
election, and opened the floor for discussion and questions.
The ILR Board will appoint a National Show Committee to
investigate the feasibility, logistics and time frame for an
ILR-SD National Show. The committees are invited to submit
additional names for consideration, and the ILR Board will
appoint the National Show Committee at the Face-to-Face on June
29, 2009 thru July 1, 2009.
Division (ILR-SD) Committee Reports:
Committee – presented by Pam Jensen.
– a preliminary draft of the guidelines will be forwarded to the
Governing Board. Each committee is asked to review the pertinent
sections and clarify the presentation of their proposal.
– a subcommittee is compiling a list of major llama shows. They
are also preparing a list of qualifications for a parade show
including the event being held in conjunction with another
livestock event, possibility of crowd involvement,
demonstrations, etc. There is an email established for this
firstname.lastname@example.org for members to use to provide input
regarding the development of this concept.
committee member resigned and needs to be replaced.
Committee – presented by John McDougal.
subcommittee is finalizing the judges training/certification
program and will submit it for approval at the July meeting.
Committee – presented by Justin Timm.
of committee to replace Bill Safreed – the committee requests
the addition of Amy Serridge to the halter committee. Motion to
accept by Kristy B., second by Kathi M. Motion passed by the
ILR Board unanimously.
Llama Group Proposal
– the mini group submitted a proposal for halter class maximum
heights after the halter committee met and it will be presented
to the governing board at the July meeting.
committee has prepared education pages
for the website including the approved descriptions and photos
of the llamas of different fleece types to help educate the
membership as to the appropriate class to enter their animals
in. Allen Schott, the ILR IT person, is working with the
committee to post these pages.
Committee – presented by Tami Lash.
committee submitted a proposal describing a standardized
scoring process. Motion to approve as submitted by Mary Jo
M, second by Kristy B. Motion approved unanimously.
committee will begin discussion of the driving portion
– presented by Beth Myers.
Web Page is in development thanks to donations by two ILR-SD
ideas are being circulated by the committee, but nothing has
– presented by Kathi McKinney.
to replace Father Ryan Scott – the committee requests the
addition of Larry Steffel to the Finance committee.
Motion to accept by Mary Jo M., second by Mark S. Motion passed
by the ILR Board unanimously.
committee is reviewing the ILR-SD budget and making
– presented by Fran Soukup.
committee request approval for Fleece Clinic at Sisters,
OR. Motion to approve by Pam J., second by John M. Motion
committee request approval for a reduced rate education only
fee of $100. Motion by Pam J., second by Justin T. Motion
for the fleece clinics for Sparta, WI and Sisters, OR
were discussed. Motion to approve both Fleece Clinics as pilot
programs to establish a financial request form for future
clinics. Motion by Beth M., second by Fran S. Motion approved
Agenda Items: After using the approved placing cards, the
ILR has received feedback that the format they are in on the
ILR-SD website is portrait, making the forms long and narrow.
Tami will contact Dar W. at the ILR Office and ask they be
reformatted into landscape orientation.
Tuesday July 28, 2009 at 8pm EDT.
9:36 p.m. EDT motion by Pam J., second by Mary Jo M. Motion
Brown, ILR Secretary