ADS Meeting Minutes for February 2017...

Mar 14, 2017

ADS Meeting Minutes February 9, 2017 1) Call To order: 6:30 pm, all board members present 2) President Report a) General membership issues and feedback – Received positive feedback about awards banquet b) ADS Member Committees for specific tasks 1. Committee to plan/execute ADS Member Clinic with a well-known clinician established and in-process. Kerry Evans is Board Member chair. – Sandra presented the board with contracts for clinician and facility, the board suggested relevant changes and discussed a cancellation policy 2. Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer is Board Member chair. Committee to be established. – Joanne and Kat know parents that may be interested in helping, will contact c) Review ADS Bylaws at March board meeting d) Clicker Clinic and other ADS member clinics – how to handle Clicker Clinic...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for December 2016...

Feb 15, 2017

ADS Meeting Minutes December 8, 2016 1) Call To order – 6:30pm; Kerry Evans, Sandra Thompson, Joanne Homeyer, Alexis Levitt, Alex du Celliee Muller, Kat Cromer, Eileen Krause, Jennifer Landers, and Nicola Gagliardo present 2) President Report a) General membership issues and feedback b) ADS Member Committees for specific tasks 1. Committee to plan/execute ADS Member Clinic with a well-known clinician established and in-process. Kerry Evans is Board Member chair. 2. Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer is Board Member chair. Committee to be established. Kat Cromer will assist Joanne c) USDF Annual Convention highlights – USDF allotting $3K per region and awarding three $1K grants to GMOs for educational events, we may consider holding a clinic on freestyles in 2018 3) Secretary Report a) Meeting minutes – Jennifer made motion...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for November 2016...

Dec 12, 2016

ADS Meeting Minutes November 3, 2016 1) Call To order: 6:30 pm; Rene Pope, Joanne Homeyer, Eileen Krause, Kathryn Cromer, Sandra Thompson, Alex du Celliee Muller, Alexis Levitt, and Kerry Evans present 2) President Report a) General membership issues and feedback b) ADS Member Committees for specific tasks – Committee to plan/execute ADS Member Clinic with a well-known clinician established – status report by Patty Hale: 1. Two-day symposium on “the levels and moving up”, emphasis on Training – 3rd level 2. Date is Dec 2-3, 2017 at Evermore Ranch or Jacob Fletcher’s facility, Patty Hale presented info – will check on Evermore’s footing in ~6 months and finalize facility. Evermore cost = $750/day, $30/overnight stall, $25/day stall 3. Clinician will be Melanie Kessler 4. Costs – Melanie is $1000/day + airfare 5. Symposium...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for October 2016...

Nov 1, 2016

ADS Meeting Minutes October 13, 2016 Call To order: 6:30 pm, Kat, Jennifer, Sandra, Kerry, Alex present President Report General membership issues and feedback – positive feedback from one trainer with ideas for upcoming show season – possibility of ½ day Saturday/full day Sunday shows if our shows continue to fill (detailed below) ADS Member Committees for specific tasks – Committee to plan/execute ADS Member Clinic with a well-known clinician established – status report – Jane Savoie is not available, committee will contact Melanie Kessler (she has judged 3 championships this year). Committee will also consider Jacob Fletcher’s new facility in Cabot as a possible location. ADS member Committee for a Junior rider ADS event? Report on survey – Jennifer provided survey results (see attached) Member-at-large position – Alexis Levitt and Nicola Gagliardo are...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for September 2016...

Oct 1, 2016

ADS Meeting Minutes Meeting: September 8, 2016 Call To order – 7 pm start; Sandra Thompson, Eileen Krause, Kat Cromer, Alex du Celliee Muller, Jennifer Landers, Joanne Homeyer, Kerry Evans, and Rene Pope present President Report General membership issues and feedback – Positive feedback on mid-year meeting ADS Member Committees for specific tasks – Contacting Jane Savoie, Bill Woods, and Betsy Steiner. Best facility seems to be Evermore (Backachers) in Conway. ADS member Committee for a Junior rider ADS event? – Jennifer will poll members through website/Facebook Member-at-large position – can this position take a portion of the show season responsibilities, e.g. contacting judges/contracts, interaction with farm owners, etc. Pre-show responsibilities only to ensure does not conflict with show participation as a rider. – Board is generally supportive, need to work out details. Ashley...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for July 2016...

Aug 1, 2016

ADS Meeting Minutes July 21, 2016 Call to order – 6:40 pm. Present: Eileen Krause, Jennifer Landers, Kat Cromer, Kerry Evans, Alex du Celliee Muller, Joanne Homeyer, Sandra Thompson, Rene Pope President Report General membership issues and feedback – No new issues. Some positive feedback about shows. ADS Member Committees for specific tasks – Committee for a Symposium has been established. Patty Hale contacted Backacher’s Ranch (now “Evermore”) – $1500 for weekend, $35 per stall; El Paso (Cowboy Church) arena – $500 for Saturday, may also be available Friday (not Sunday), checking on footing. Will also contact Faith Hope Love farm per Alex. Donations – year-to-date: Region 9 NAJRC = $100, Cynder Creek Animal Rescue = $191, American Heart Association (in memory of Dennis Spradlin) = $100 Secretary position – Minza stepped down, motion...

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