February 16, 2010
Meeting was called to order by President Walter Sommerfelt at 6:05
pm in the Sequoyah Room at University Vet. school.
Board members present; Nan Anderson, Deborah Bailey, Keith Bailey,
Jean Dinkins, Phyllis Fortune, Steve Merritt, Paula Smiddy and
Walter Sommerfelt. AKC Delegate Karen Clausing present.
Members absent; Eddie Dulaney and Barbara Price.
Minutes from board meeting January 12, 2010 presented. Motion by Nan
Anderson to approve minutes from last meeting. seconded and
President requests that visitors get 10 day notice of upcoming
He reports we have been invited by ORKC to a potluck
supper/mixer on Feb. 27th at 5:30 pm At the OR training facility
and hopes everyone can attend.
Reports that Dawn Darr would like to know if mixed breed will be
included in the fall cluster? Motion by Phyllis Fortune to
include mixed breed competition in fall cluster agility.
seconded and approved.
Dawn requests volunteers still needed for March agility trials.
Delegate Karen Clausing reports:
After checking with airlines on fare for upcoming March Delegate
meeting in N.J, that she will probably be driving to meeting due
to airline fares had doubled. She states she will continue
to check on fares in upcoming weeks prior to meeting
March meeting is for Board of Directors election. .Board by
unanimous vote recommended AKC Delegate to cast vote for Board
of Directors as follows; Garvin, Newman and Battaglia.
Also up for vote at delegates meeting is Board of Directors to
keep term limits. Board unanimous vote recommend keeping AKC
Board of Directors term limits in place.
Treasurer Jean Dinkins report attached;
Phyllis Fortune obedience chairman reports she met with
obedience people and all working together. Also states for
agility trials that 5 members have to be present each day for
Steve Merritt reports he will be meeting with nominating
Show vet on call/attendance at cluster: Motion by Phyllis
Fortune to possibly swap booth space charge for vet. to be on
call/attendance at cluster. seconded and approved. Paula Smiddy
volunteered to contact vets with proposal and will report back
business-awards need to be turned in to Jeanne Ringe for 2009
Insurance for cluster. Motion made by Nan Anderson to increase
liability insurance from 1-2 million to 2-4 million coverage when
premium is renewed. Seconded and approved.
Next month's program
arranged by Nan Anderson: Red Cross to present Canine CPR and first
aide. Motion by Steve Merritt for donation of 100.00 to Red Cross.
seconded and approved.
Motion by Steve Merritt for meeting to adjourn. seconded and
approved. Meeting was adjourned at 6:55 pm.
Deborah Bailey, Recording Secretary