called to order
at 8:12 EDT. Mark Smith, Bill Safreed, Mary Jo Miller, Kristy
Brown, Jan Wassink, Fran Soukup, Beth Myers, Jim Krowka, Pam
Jensen and Ed Bender present. Larry Steffel, Justin Timm and
Kathi McKinney were unable to make the call.
of minutes from April 27, 2010
– approved by email and posted.
Finals Show Report:
by Mary Jo Miller.
committee has researched the Iowa State Fairgrounds for a venue.
The advantage of this facility is the availability of over 350
stalls, large arenas and the ability to hold our event with
other events being held on the grounds to attract non-llama
Board approached the LFA to combine the two events on the same
weekend for 2011. A proposal was sent to Ken Austin, president
of the LFA. The LFA board countered with a request for more
information and a commitment to their date of the third weekend
in September. They will also make an offer to ALSA to combine
events. The ILR Board will prepare a counter proposal and submit
it to the LFA Board for review at their July 6, 2010, meeting.
Berg was suggested as the proposed Superintendent of the
National Finals Show. Motion to approve Norris by Beth,
second by Fran. Motion passed unanimously. Norris will be
encouraged to assemble his own team and present them to the
ILR-SD Governing Board for approval.
National Finals Show – Motion: To be considered eligible
to judge an ILR-SD National Finals Show, a judge must have
fulfilled the requirements for and successfully achieved ILR-SD
Judge Permanent Certification. Motion by Pam, second by Beth.
Discussion followed to determine how to select the judges from
the list of Certified ILR-SD Judges. Suggestions included
letting the members vote from a list of vetted judges, let
members suggest names and the ILR-SD Governing Board could
select from the list, let the National Finals Show Committee
suggest judges pending ILR-SD Governing Board approval. No
decision was made and the subject will be revisited.
– presented by Beth Myers.
Apprentices may not act as a second judge for performance
courses until they have received a satisfactory apprenticeship
evaluation. Motion by Pam, second by Mary Jo. Motion
judges – judges that can accept apprentices. Additional
requirements were added for qualifications for a teaching judge:
Three letters of recommendation would be required in addition to
the previously approved letter of request for consideration as a
teaching judge, completion of either a Refresher Seminar or a
mentorship with a teaching judge and completion of a
judges will be sent the same information as Halter & Performance
judges and must fulfill the same criteria.
Breeders, Apprentices and Educational Judging and Refresher
Seminar: a seminar has been scheduled for July 9-11, 2010, at
Beth Myers farm in Ohio. There are 12 confirmed attendees, 7
Grandfathered judges, 5 Education participants, and 1 New Judge
– no report, but the ILR Board recommended Kay Berg to fill the
vacancy on the committee. Motion to approve by Pam,
second by Beth. Motion passed unanimously.
– presented by Pam Jensen. The committee is clarifying the
verbiage on the Composite Award and preparing scoring forms that
will be included in the 2011 Guidelines & Rules Document.
– presented by Jim Krowka.
continued discussion of the need to define refusals and attempts
on performance courses for both Novice and Advanced
participants, as well as including verbiage regarding show
management and judges being able to determine the number of
attempts/refusals for each event. Tabled and returned to
committee for clarification.
(Camelid Companion Certification) – names have been suggested
for the Focus Group and these will be submitted to the ILR Board
for approval. There was also discussion of an eBulletin for
Focus Group participation and information the Camelid Companion
Certification program. The topic will be discussed at the next
ILR Board meeting.
– no report
– no report
– no report.
Meeting: Tuesday July 27, 2010 at 8pm EDT.
at 10:12pm EDT: motion by Fran, second by Jim. Motion
Kristy Brown, ILR Secretary