BOD Meeting Minutes
June 3rd, 2015
The meeting was called to order at 7:10pm
Board members present were: President: Leslie Smith, Vice President: Bill Melendez, Treasurer Jim Sutton, Secretary: Vandi Reeves, Directors: Debbie Moss, Faye Hall, Anne York & Katherine Rich-Elzig & Past President: Margaret Rich. and Delegate: Kathy-Callahan Smith No Absences. Committee members present were: Barb DuBois, and Jenny Morgan
The May Minutes were presented by Vandi Reeves. A motion was made by Faye Hall to accept the minutes as corrected, seconded by Debbie Moss and approved by the board.
The treasurers report was presented by Jim Sutton accepted by the board and filed for audit.
A Membership report was given by Jenny Morgan. Rancho currently has 85-1yr regular adult members (-3), 26-three year members (+2), and 4-lifetime members, Making 115 adult voting members, 20-youth members (-4) and 2-Associate members. For a total of 137 members.
A Youth report was given by Vandi Reeves. The RCAHA judging team competed at the Region One Judging competition where Emily Rawls placed 4th in the placings and 7th over all. The team will be meeting 4 times in June to continue to practice. Thank you to Tyler Elzig who is planting a pumpkin patch to help raise funds for the youth group.
A Spring Horse Show report was given by Margaret Rich. We discussed ways to cut down on expenses next year to increase profits as our show was down 20 horses this year. Next years show will be held on Easter weekend, March 24 - 27.
Fall Horse Show/HH2H The BOD discussed the need for more club member involvement. WE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS. A show committee meeting was scheduled for Monday, June 8th at 6:30pm at Green Acres.
Newsletter: Barb DuBois again expressed concerned about the members requiring mailed copies of the newsletter receiving theirs, as she had still not received her April and May issues yet.
Programs: Dr. Megan Le Fave gave a wonderful presentation at our last meeting. Many guests enjoyed what she had to say. Debbie is currently working to pick a date for our final dinner meeting of the year. Please contact Debbie Moss at DebraGMoss@msn.com with any ideas for guest speakers or to RSVP for a dinner meeting.
BBQ Date: July 11th at Green Acres Ranch. BBQ Committee includes: Leslie Smith (chair), Marsha Bustin (pending confirmation), Debbie Moss, Kathy Callahan-Smith, & Vandi Reeves.
There was a discussion regarding starting a GoFundMe account for the Rancho youth judging team.
A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Bill Melendez, seconded by Debbie Moss and approved by the board at 8:13pm.