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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ADS Meeting Minutes for August 2017...

Sep 9, 2017

ADS Meeting Minutes August 17, 2017 1) Call To order 7pm – Sandra, Jennifer, Alexis, Kat, and Kerry 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. See 8(b). 2. Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer is Board Member chair. Committee to be established. 3. Meeting with ADS members that are trainers (professional status with USDF). Status – Kat Cromer c) Review ADS Bylaws d) Planning a clinic for 2018 – first step –USDF grant application – for first half of next year; Jennifer will survey members (Survey Monkey); Sandra will research grant requirements – Discussed potential for ADS fundraisers – Discussed fees...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for July 2017...

Aug 1, 2017

ADS Meeting Minutes July 2017 Call To order: 7pm; Joanne, Kat, Sandra, Alexis, Rene, Nicola, and Kerry 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). 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). Will move forward with trainers’ dinner; Kat and Kerry drafting an agenda   Review ADS Bylaws   Secretary Report Meeting minutes: Kat made motion to approve June minutes, Joanne seconded (with correction that USDF grants are being considered for clinics in 2018, not for the Melonie Kessler Symposium) Membership status: 77 members   Treasurer...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for June 2017...

Jul 1, 2017

ADS Meeting Minutes June 8, 2017 Call To order: 7pm; Alex, Joanne, Kat, Sandra, Alexis, Jennifer, Rene, and Kerry present President Report General membership issues and feedback Further discussed possible dinner with trainers – Bar Louie or Loca Luna as possible locations; Kat will draft an agenda 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). 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 Review ADS Bylaws   Secretary Report Meeting minutes: Jennifer made motion to approve May minutes, Joanne seconded Membership status: 74 members   Treasurer Report Q2 2017 Financial Report Checking: $13,855.44 Jr...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for May 2017...

Jun 1, 2017

ADS Meeting Minutes May 11, 2017 Call To order 6:55 pm – Sandra, Kat, Alexis, Joanne, Kerry, Rene, and Jennifer 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). Joanne will design invitations; will be mailed by July 30 to current/past ADS members; Kerry will provide mailing list To attend symposium at no charge, must be current ADS member – defined as joined for 2017 by Sept. 1 and for 2018 by Nov. 15. Non-members will be charged $150 to attend. Patty Hale is organizing demo riders Alexis is looking into food trucks for symposium   Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer is Board Member...

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ADS Meeting Minutes for April 2017...

May 1, 2017

ADS Meeting Agenda April Meeting Minutes 1) Call To order 6:45 pm, Alex, Alexis, Joanne, Jennifer, Rene, Kerry, Sandra, Nicola, and Kat present 2) President Report a) General membership issues and feedback b) ADS Member Committees for specific tasks1. 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). Melonie Kessler (clinician) has returned signed contract 2. Committee to plan/execute Junior rider ADS Event. Joanne Homeyer is Board Member chair. Committee to be established. c) Review ADS Bylaws We need to establish how we can meet the requirement for an independent audit 3) Secretary Report a) Meeting minutes Motion to approve March minutes by Jennifer, seconded by Joanne b) Membership status 68 members 4) Treasurer Report a) Q1 2017 Financial Report Expenses since...

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