Board Minutes

Minutes of recent meetings of the Board of Directors of the American Romney Breeders Association, Inc. are shown below:

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ARBA Old Board Meeting 10-17-2014

by Site Admin on December 6, 2014

The meeting of the ARBA board was called to order by Ron Andress, president, at 10:15 a.m. EDT on the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York on Friday, October 17, 2014. In attendance were board members Charlene Carlisle, Hilary Chapin and Margaret VanCamp. Also present were Karen Nichols, Randy Thompson and ARBA secretary, JoAnn Mast.

Please download this PDF for the complete minutes of the meeting.

ARBA Board Meeting 4-5-2014

by Site Admin on June 27, 2014

Participating in conference call: Ron Andress, Charlene Carlisle, Chris Posbergh, Scott Culver, Anne McIntyre Lahner, Hilary Chapin, Jane Caulfield, Margaret VanCamp, John Shelton, Al Schwider, Tracy Haslem, Christiane Payton, JoAnn Mast.

The April 5, 2014 meeting of ARBA was called to order at 1:02 p.m. EDT by president, Ron Andress. Roll was called and all board members were attending.

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ARBA Board Meeting 1-11-2014

by Site Admin on February 18, 2014

The meeting of the board of ARBA was called to order by Ron Andress, President, at 1:07 p.m. EST. Meeting was conducted with connections through Premier Global Services.

Members in attendance: Ron Andress, Charlene Carlisle, Chris Posbergh, Scott Culver, Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Hilary Chapin, Jane Caulfield, Margaret VanCamp, John Shelton, Al Schwider, Tracy Haslem, Christiane Payton and JoAnn Mast.

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ARBA New Board Meeting 9-1-2013

by Site Admin on January 17, 2014

New Board Meeting
Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair, LLC, Novi, MI
September 1, 2013 6:00 PM

Present: Ron Andress, Charlene Carlisle, Margaret Van Camp, Hilary Chapin, Chris Posbergh, Anne McIntyre-Lahner, John Shelton, Carolynn Avery.

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ARBA Annual Meeting 8-30-2013

by Site Admin on January 17, 2014

Annual Meeting
Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair, LLC, Novi, MI
August 30, 2013 6:00 PM

  1. Introductions
  2. Secretary/Treasurer Report
  3. President’s Report
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ARBA Old Board Meeting 8-30-2013

by Site Admin on January 17, 2014

Old Board Meeting
Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair, LLC, Novi, MI
August 30, 2013 12:15 PM

Present: Ron Andress, Randy Thompson, Charlene Carlisle, Margaret Van Camp, Chris Posbergh, Ed Julian, Hilary Chapin, Carolynn Avery.

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ARBA Board Meeting 11-6-2013

by Site Admin on November 19, 2013

Meeting called to order at 8:49 PM EST (via conference call)

Present: Ron Andress, Jane Caulfield, Hilary Chapin, Scott Culver, Tracy Haslem, Chris Posbergh, John Shelton, Al Schwider, and Margaret Van Camp

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ARBA Board Meeting 4-6-2013

by Site Admin on June 20, 2013

Present: Ron Andress, Charlene Carlisle, Randy Thompson, Carol Pasheilich, Margaret Van Camp, Tracy Haslem, Hilary Chapin, Chris Posbergh, Scott Culver, Ed Julian, Jane Caulfield, Carolynn Avery

Called to order 1:37 P.M. ET

  1. Secretary’s Report

    Approved

  2. Treasurer’s Report

    Charlene will mail copies of checks she sent before Carolynn was treasurer so Carolynn can reconcile entries in accounts. Ed asked for and received clarification that NAILE had come in under budget.

  3. Old Business

    Willis Plank has volunteered to be NAILE Superintendent for 2013.

  4. New Business

    1. Update Mentoring Effort

      Chris updated Board

    2. Facebook

      Randy has agreed to take over responsibility for Facebook.

    3. National Sale Update

      Ed Julian update the Board on current status including that there are 28 consignees: 13 white and 15 natural colored.

    4. National Show Update ( Labor Day weekend)

      Margaret let the Board know that Sam Wilford (sp?) will be the meat and wool judge. She noted that we need sponsors and that she will be the contact for those who wish to be sponsors. Ron confirmed that the next Board meeting will be at the show: old Board, New Board, and the banquet. Ed requested that Premium Books be available as soon as possible. Links for Fair and sale book are to go on Website.

    5. Redistricting Update

      Tracy reported and led discussion.

    6. 2013 – 2014 Budget

      Ron proposed the Budget for 2013.
      Motion: Board accepts the proposed Budget.
        Moved by Scott
        Seconded by Charlene
        Passed

    7. ARBA Records

      Carol was charged to contact Julie at ASR concerning the entry of old records into their system. If this can be done, paper records would go to be archived with the older records. Jane Caulfield, Carol Pasheilich, and Carolynn Avery will form committee to follow through. Archiving is not in the budget, but $2600 was previously collected for this purpose.

    8. District Directors’ reports

    9. Chairs of the Standing Committees reported

      1. Advertising – Carol
      2. By-Laws – Scott
      3. Education – Hilary
      4. Policy & Procedures – Scott
      5. Youth – Charlene
      6. Website – Carol
      7. AI-ET – Randy
         
    10. Form 2012- 2013 Audit Committee

      Randy and Tracy volunteered for this and the meeting with Carolynn will be after June 30, 2013, and prior to annual meeting.

    11. Ramblings

      Confirmation that money for Rambling ads should be sent to Carolynn for deposit, not to ASR.

    12. Motion: Margaret Walters be made a lifetime member of ARBA.
        Moved by Randy
        Seconded by Scott
        Passed

Next meeting will be at the National Show in Michigan.

Motion: Motion to adjourn.
  Moved by Scott
  Seconded by Margaret
  Passed at 3:25 ET