Meeting called to order
at 8:06 pm EST. Bill Safreed, Karen Baum, Judy Ross, Harvey
Pool, Tom Rothering, Debbie Shellabarger, Tami Lash, Niki
Kuklenski, Debi Garvin, Kathi McKinney and Debbie Arendas
were in attendance.
Minutes from the
October 22, 2013, meeting
- Minutes were distributed and approved via e-mail.
January 28, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. EST
ILR BOD Report -
Steve Auld is in Kalispell
at the ILR office working with Allen and Paul to evaluate
the systems and equipment. He will be making recommendations
to the ILR Board as to what is needed going forward. Steve
will be contacting the local technical school about getting
an intern to help out with system work.
Work to get the Top Ten
listings back online is being moved up in priority.
worked with Performance and Youth on a proposal for Novice
Performance that was previously submitted for a vote.
The revised judging card was
submitted for a vote to the Governing Board via e-mail and
- Debbie Arendas
Halter Committee is asking
for an extension of time from the November 30 deadline to
get updated pictures for the Guidelines and the new Youth
Judging manual. Agreed to hold until December 6, pending
Debbie contacting Ray, who is drafting the revisions.
Harvey made a motion to
recommend to the Committee to write rules that make Roberts
Rules of Order as the Governing Board's official
parliamentary procedures. Second by Kat, all approved.
Debi made a motion that
rules be written by the Guidelines Committee to allow seven
days to respond to an e-mail vote, second by Karen. All
After some additional
discussion, Tami made a motion to amend the previously
approved motion to allow a minimum of 48 hours and a maximum
of 7 days. Second by Debbie A., all approved.
- Tom Rothering
The Committee had submitted
via e-mail a revised Novice Performance rule proposal just
before the meeting. There was again extensive and exhausting
discussion on the subject prior to a vote. The Governing
Board voted 4 yes, 4 no and 2 abstentions. The motion failed
and was sent back to the Performance Committee for further
Youth Committee -
The Halter Committee is
working on the pictures for the Youth Judging manual (and
for the Guidelines).
6. Fleece Committee
- reported by Judy Ross
issues will continue to be worked on in the coming year.
Fleece Champion certificates are still on the "to do" list.
Harvey has been working with
ALSA after a situation arose at a show where exhibitors who
were not ALSA members were required to become ALSA members
in order to show in the ILR-SD show. The ALSA Board agreed
that this was not proper and is amending their rules to
prohibit this practice at ALSA sanctioned shows.
Harvey made a
motion to add a rule to the SD Guidelines that show
management shall not require any exhibitor to join any other
show association or sanctioning body (such as ALSA, LFA and
others) in order to show at an ILR-SD sanctioned show.
Second by Bill, all approved the motion.
presented current ILR and Show Division membership numbers
and a comparison to last year. A brief discussion of
membership requirements followed.
Report - Harvey
The list of suggested judges
has been compiled and sent to the co-chairs, Sharon Carrier
and Terry Duespohl.
Harvey will be the ILR
contact with the co-chairs.
Sponsorships - Debi has
designed a sponsor form where sponsors can designate where
they want their sponsor money to go, including a general
Ribbons - Kathi has the
ribbons and is just about done with and inventory of them.
She will need to know where to send them.
Meeting adjourned at 10:25
p.m. EST. Motion
to adjourn by Kathi, second by Tami. All were in favor.
Bill Safreed, ILR Secretary