Meeting Minutes for August 2020

Oct 13, 2020 by

ADS Meeting Minutes

August 13, 2020

  • Call To order: 7:00 pm; Sandra Thompson, Kerry Evans, Ashley Martin, Jennifer Landers, Anne Tursky, and Joanne Homeyer
  • President Report
    1. General membership issues and feedback
    2. ADS Member Committees for specific tasks
      1. Carole Smith offered to help organize an educational activity
      2. Jennifer completed a Facebook survey for interest
      3. All projects have been on hold due to COVID restrictions
    3. Discussed replacement for Vicki Lend for Member-at-Large
      1. We will reach out to members to see if someone is interested in that board position
    4. Show schedule for 2020
      1. Shows continue to be virtual (see details below)
  • Secretary Report
    1. Meeting minutes: August minutes approved by Jennifer, seconded by Anne
    2. Membership status: 55 members
  • Treasurer Report
    1. ADS has been breaking even or making a small profit on all virtual shows so far.
  • Vice President Report
    1. No updates at this time
  • Show Report
    1. Live show held in March, virtual shows held in May and June. Board members voted via text to continue virtual shows during July and August.  During this meeting, the board decided to have an additional virtual show in September.  Barbara Lewis is potential judge for September show.  Secretary to contact her for availability.
    2. Volunteer hours for year-end awards
      1. Some members completed their hours at March show
      2. Board discussed and agreed to reduce required hours to 1 hour
        • Members may earn the hour by cleaning arena and/or trailer or taking pictures during a virtual show video session and sending those to Jennifer
        • This will be announced via e-mail and Facebook
  • Web Master Report
    1. Virtual show participants continuing to sign up on website form. Remind everyone that there are two parts required.  Make sure that both parts are filled out, or the entry is not complete.
  • Old Business
    1. 2020 Awards banquet – proposed for March 2021
      1. Joanne to look at possible venues
      2. Planning for about the same number as last year
  • New Business – no updates


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