Meeting Minutes for February 2018...

Mar 12, 2018

ADS Meeting Minutes February 8, 2018 Call To order 6:45pm; Sandra, Kerry, Rene, Joanne, and Kat present President Report General membership issues and feedback ADS Member Committees for specific tasks Establish committee for a Freestyle Clinic in 2018 – Jennifer update on potential clinician and format Discussed 1-day educational Freestyle Clinic with Joan Darnell – could apply a grant from The Dressage Foundation if scheduled for after September Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer and Kat Cromer. Committee to be established. ADS Trailer – license plate, insurance and maintenance Review ADS Bylaws – finalize changes; post to ADS website Bylaws have been revised and approved by board, Jennifer will post on website Secretary Report Meeting minutes Rene made motion to approve January minutes, seconded by Joanne Membership status 63 members Treasurer...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for January 2018...

Feb 9, 2018

ADS Meeting Minutes January 11, 2018 Call To order 6:40 pm; Sandra, Kerry, Joanne, Nicola, Alexis, Alex, Jennifer, Kat, and Rene present President Report General membership issues and feedback ADS Member Committees for specific tasks Establish committee for a Freestyle Clinic in 2018 – Jennifer update on potential clinician and format Possible clinician – Joan Darnell, “S” judge; option for a 1-day educational course or 2 days, second day with horses A USDF grant would only apply to a clinic after September 2018 Board members will ask around about general interest Alexis will also look into clinicians for a Ride-a-Test clinic Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer and Kat Cromer. Committee to be established ADS Trailer – license plate, insurance and maintenance Review ADS Bylaws – finalize changes; post to ADS...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for December 2017...

Jan 12, 2018

ADS Meeting Minutes December 14, 2017 Call To order 6:40 pm; Kat, Kerry, Nicola, Alexis, Jennifer, Sandra, Alex, Joanne, and Rene present President Report General membership issues and feedback: ADS Symposium feedback – Feedback on Symposium has been positive, between 30-35 people attended each day. ADS Member Committees for specific tasks Establish committee for a Freestyle Clinic in 2018 Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer and Kat Cromer. Committee to be established. ADS Trailer – license plate, insurance and maintenance USDF Annual Convention – member attendance – Jennifer reported on trip to convention Review ADS Bylaws – postponed until December meeting   Secretary Report Meeting minutes – Approved, pending correction to list of attendees Membership status – 55 members   Treasurer Report Q4 2017 Financial Report – General account: $10,186.64; JR...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for November 2017...

Dec 9, 2017

ADS Meeting Agenda November 9, 2017 Call To order 6:45 pm; Kathryn, Kerry, Sandra, Alexis, Alex, Joanne, and Nicola present President Report General membership issues and feedback ADS Member Committees for specific tasks Committee to plan/execute ADS Member Clinic with a well-known clinician established and in-process. Kerry Evans is Board Member chair. See 8(b). Will recruit a few volunteers for set up/break down/reception desk Nicola will order lanyards Joanne will decorate Kerry/Patty/Melonie will put schedule together Because 2017 membership year is ending, Symposium attendees can pay for 2018/2019 memberships Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer and Kat Cromer. Committee to be established. ADS Trailer – license plate, insurance and maintenance – In process USDF Annual Convention – member attendance Review ADS Bylaws – postponed until December meeting Planning a clinic for...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for October 2017...

Nov 9, 2017

ADS Meeting Agenda October Meeting Minutes Call To order – Sandra, Kerry, Kat, Alex, Alexis, Jennifer, and Joanne present; opened meeting at 6:50pm President Report General membership issues and feedback ADS Member Committees for specific tasks Committee to plan/execute ADS Member Clinic with a well-known clinician established and in-process. Kerry Evans is Board Member chair. See 8(b). – Kerry will determine how Melonie wants arena etc. set up for Symposium Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer is Board Member chair. Committee to be established. Meeting with ADS members that are trainers (professional status with USDF). Status – Completed on September 25. Discuss results. Kat Cromer – Kat summarized topics discussed with trainers at Sept. meeting. Discussed possible Freestyle Clinic in Feb/Mar 2018. Sandra will start USDF grant application for clinic support....

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ADS Meeting Minutes for September 2017...

Oct 9, 2017

Trainers’ Forum 2017 September 25   How can ADS help you help your students?   Details on the Symposium with Melonie Kessler   ADS-sponsored clinics – how much can people pay?   $1000 in Jr rider fund, discussed a “kid’s camp” type activity – model after Oklahoma Dressage Society’s program / considered collaboration with Jonesboro or NWA clubs for this event   “Jr Team Challenge” at schooling shows?   Jr Rider Freestyle Adult Amateur Possible clinicians? Other ideas?   Consensus was that an ADS-sponsored clinic needed to be unique – something you can benefit from in just one clinic – eg, freestyle clinic   Another suggestion was for a clinic series – hold a clinic with the same clinician every few months   Board will determine what type of clinic USDF grants can be...

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