The meeting was called to order at 7:19pm
Present were: Margaret Rich, Anne York, Vandi Reeves, Jim Sutton, Becky Downing, Donny Downing, Marsha Bustin, Lynn Chevallier, Debbie Moss, Leslie Smith, Jenny Morgan, Barb Dubos, and Joan Darrin
The minutes from the November and December BOD meetings were reviewed by Vandi Reeves. A motion to accept the November minutes pending corrections was made by Leslie Smith, seconded by Debbie Moss and approved by the Board. A motion to accept the December minutes pending corrections was made by Leslie Smith, seconded by Becky Downing and approved by the Board.
Treasurers Report: The treasures report was presented by Barb Dubois as she wrapped up the 2012 treasurers Report before handing the job over to Jim Sutton. A motion to accept the report was made by Vandi Reeves, Seconded by Lynne Chevallier and approved by the board.
A. Membership: Jenny Morgan reported on membership. We have 104 adult members, 4 lifetime members, 2- three year members, 33 youth members, and 4 associate members. The board will be focusing on increasing the number of club memberships for 2013.
B. Spring Show: We are now accepting SPONSORSHIPS for the spring show. The main ring judges are Susan Witte and Van Jacobson. The Sport Horse judges are CC Moss and Dolly Hannon. The photographer will be Rob Hess. Region II Sport Horse Regional Championships will be held at LAEC on the Monday following, and in connection with and our regular show. We are also accepting vendor applications at this time. Vendor spaces are available for $200.
Bill Melendez will be speaking at our next general meeting about judging criteria and expectations in the show ring. To be held at Richie’s Dinner in Murrieta at 6:30pm.
Debbie Moss has graciously accepted the position of Program Chairman. Contact her with any ideas or questions regarding RCAHA dinner programs.
Proposed Meetings for 2013:
January 22nd General Dinner Meeting-Speaker Bill Melendez, what judges are looking at in the show ring
March 12th General Dinner Meeting
March 22nd-25th Spring Show at LAEC, concurrent with AHASJV Region II
April- All breeds horse fair
May- RCAHA Trail Ride
June 18th General Dinner Meeting
July 13th RCAHA BBQ
August- Ice Cream Social
September 22nd- Fall Show
December- Christmas Party
Old Business: Jim Sutton presented a budget for 2013, a motion to accept the 2013 budget was made by Vandi Reeves, seconded by Becky Downing and approved by the board.
We are looking for a Drill Team and Youth Coordinator, Someone willing to plan youth activities and fundraisers. As well as coach and form a RCAHA Drill Team and gymkhana play days that will be open to adults as well youth members.
A Horse Fair committee was formed to plan an all breed horse fair to be held at Green Acres in April. The committee is formed by Anne York, Becky Downing, Vandi Reeves, Leslie Smith, and Marsha Bustin.
Pacific Slopes renewal is due and RCAHA will be paying the renewal fee.
A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Leslie Smith, seconded by Becky Downing, and approved by the board at 8:36pm
Vandi Reeves-RCAHA Secretary