called to order
at 8:07 EDT. Mark Smith, Bill Safreed, Mary Jo Miller, Kristy
Brown, Jan Wassink, Fran Soukup, Pam Jensen and Ed Bender
present. Kathi McKinney, Beth Myers, Larry Steffel, Jim Krowka &
Justin Timm were unable to make the call.
of minutes from June 29, 2010
– approved by email and posted.
Finals Show Report:
by Norris Berg, National Finals Show Superintendent.
discussed the options at the two final venues for the 2011
National Show, IA State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA and NAILE
in Louisville, KY, comparing the cost of both venues.
discussed the number of ILR-SD shows in different parts of the
country. In 2009 there were a total of 30 shows and as of June
30, 2010, there have 22 completed to date.
asked several people to join his committee and has met with the
Judges Committee chair to discuss judges selection process.
– presented by Fran Soukup.
committee elected Fran as the liaison to the National Show.
committee made recommendations to the judges committee for
committee suggests that the Judge for the National show have
committee recommends all ILR-SD fleece classes be used for the
– presented by Mark Smith
out several articles for the Guidelines/Rules committee – Beth
was unable to make the call so the topics were tabled so that
she could be available for discussion.
– presented by Kristy Brown.
eBulletins have been prepared – Grand and Reserve class placings
and halter descriptions.
– presented by Bill Safreed. No report.
– presented by Pam Jensen.
Safreed is the new ILR Board member for the Guidelines/Rules
committee replacing Mary Jo. She is now the ILR President as
well as liaison to the National show.
Guidelines/Rules committee suggested changes to the scoring
cards to include the number of animals in the class to place.
Also, a chart with the number of animals to place for each class
will be included.
Committee information will be added to the next guidelines.
committee is reviewing the current rule regarding animals owned
by a judge at a specific show not being allowed to be shown at
that show. The committee has discussed letting the animals be
shown in an area the judge is not judging and will make a new
recommendation at the next meeting.
– presented by Jan Wassink.
is staying within the 2010 budget, revenues are increased over
2009 and expenses have been minimal due to the new conference
call-in number. The finance committee will meet to review this
information and update committees regarding their budget.
– presented by Ed Bender
committee had concerns that anyone making a donation to the
ILR-SD Youth program receives a receipt. If donations are sent
directly to the ILR office, an invoice is sent to the person
listing the donation and what it is directed for.
suggestion was made to develop the youth judging program now
that a judges clinic has been held. This will be represented to
Meeting: Tuesday August 31, 2010 at 8pm EDT.
at 9:03pm EDT: motion by Pam, second by Mark. Motion passed
Kristy Brown, ILR Secretary