In attendance: Joe Attaway, Donna Welty,
Sharon Costello, Heidi Brown, Carlos Calderon, Mindy Aaron- McElyea, Susan Vann-
Spruill, Dr. Robin White
Absent: Rita Biddle. Troy Stroud
Meeting called to order at 9:04 PM Est
Motion made to accept minutes from April 13, 2011 as printed made by Mindy Aaron-McElyea and seconded by Susan Vann-Spruill.
President’s Message: President Attaway expressed his appreciation for the efforts completed by the Nomination Committee and the Show Committee.
Correspondence sent: phone call to Lisa Cinciripini re: sweepstake judging assignment at October Nationals; email to Jim Hough re: webstore items and letter sent to Mr. Goetz.
Correspondence received: Email from Jim Hough stating will get items to Troy Stroud soon; Membership incomplete applications and checks from last May’s National; AKC’s request for updated officer list after coming election; AKC’s approval letters for October Regional and National; AKC’s request for commitment and contact name for December Meet the Breeds at Eukanuba in Florida; email forwarded from Rita Biddle re: Dr. Penta’s judging seminar request for presenter and dogs for August 2011; letter from Charina Smith.
Basic Business Checking
|Beginning balance on 4/01||$3,254.75|
|Ending Balance on 4/30||$3,260.68|
Business Performance Savings
|Beginning balance on 4/01||$13,011.47|
|Ending Balance on 4/30||$13,011.47|
Monies donated from 2011 Membership fees:
Rescue - $100 plus an additional #25
Neogram - $105
Education - $20
Health - $20
General Fund - $30
COMMITTEE REPORTS As presented: Committee member ( and President) Attaway will contact above people.
Will try to find time to update information found on website
WEBSTORE ( JOE ATTAWAY, TROY STROUD )
To the best of Board’s knowledge, items have not been sent to Troy Stoud. A certified letter will be sent to Mr. Hough stating he will have 7 (seven) days upon receipt of letter to send items to Troy.
NEOGRAM ( TROY STROUD)
Mr. Stroud absent. Stroud had mentioned at previous meeting of having the next edition out by June.
MEMBERSHIP ( CATHY DELUCA, DONNA WELTY, ACTING CHAIR )
Committee member Joe Attaway mailed to club treasurer membership applications that he received at the 2010 National held last May.
1. Chad & Jackie Mayo (360-403-3138 /425-971-5757 )
Family membership - $50.00 check dated5/27/10 – 1 sponsor ( L. Cinciripini )
2. Charles Schmid & Robbin Miranda (764-436-0207)
Family membership- $50.00 check dated 5/29/10 - NO sponsors
3. Juan Carlos Stauring (808-990-1304 )
Full individual membership – NO Check – NO sponsors
4. Riminy Giuliani & Claudia Giuliani (760-231-7401 /760-712-1785 )
Family membership – NO check – No sponsors – no address
5. Oscar Illescas (423-765-5993)
Full individual membership – NO check – 1 sponsor ( Joe Attaway )
6. Tony Basalari ( 626-683-9353/818-424-5360)
Full individual ? $135.00 ck dated (trophy???) 5/27/2010 front says sponsors are
Pierluigi Scalia and Joe Attaway – NO sponsor sheets filled out
7. Andy Gill ( 209-836-3248/408-807-6942)
Full individual - $35.00 ck dated 6/7/10 – has two sponsors ( PL Scalia & J.Attaway)
8. Pamela Wall ( 805-386-4663 / 805-816-9211)
Subscriber – no check
Donna Welty questioned the status of the Membership Directory as it was her understanding that this would be an annual publication produced after the membership last due date of March 1 or 2
JUDGES’ & PUBLIC ED ( SHARON COSTELLO )
Mrs. Costello reported that the committee is trying to rebuild all materials and update photos. She
Expressed a need for updated handout information
HISTORIAN ( PEGGY WOLFE )
ITEM FOR NEW BOARD TO WORK ON
LEGISLATION ( RITA BIDDLE )
Ms. Biddle absent. Board reminded to read emails sent regarding legislation
HEALTH ( DR. ROBIN WHITE)
Dr. White reminded Board that she had sent pdf’s on revised letter stating the relationship to
Exist between the USNMC and the MHF; recommended health testing. The next edition of the
PULSE will be forthcoming and the committee will be sending an update every four months.
Board decision to be made on status of relationship at June’s BOD meeting.
Trying to connect with someone associated with the Rescue
2011 NATIONAL ( SHOWCHAIR DR. DAVID WHITE )
Board members expressed their gratitude to Dr. D. White for taking on the showchair position!
Judges finalized – Friday Regional – Sweepstakes – Mrs. Mindy Aaron-McElyea, Classes –
Mrs. Sharon Costello/ Saturday National – Sweepstakes – Mr. Carl Vitner (AKC judge)
Classes – Mr. Nicola Imbimbo
Both Douglasville and Atlanta Kennel Judges have added Mr. Imbimbo to the panel – therefore no
No cost for Mr. Imbimbo regarding transportation or hotel.
Judging schedule to be worked out at later date – Mr. Imbimbo will be judging group
Premium information has been submitted – along with trophy info
Status of Auction – Back on
Will be working on information for website
Will be finalizing banquet
Guidelines for e- gram
2011 Election – all bios, directions, and ballots mailed out by May 1 deadline .
Despite two phone calls to Mrs. Gieske – no bio was received by due date
Mr. Deppen requested to be removed from nomination list
NEXT MEETING – THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 AT 9 pm EST
Meeting motioned to adjournment by Sharon Costello at 10:17 PM EST
Committee member ( and President) Attaway will contact above people.