SEKC GENERAL MEETING MINUTES
February 10, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
The meeting was called to order by President Paula Spielman.
Brian Schaffer moved to approve January’s minutes. Dave Nilsen seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Paula commented that she liked the new newsletter format.
The agility session will start in March and will run 4 weeks. Kris will be teaching the Wednesday night class which will be targeted more toward those who might possibly be interested in competing. She mentioned that there is a Level 1 CPE trial in Omaha in May, and she would like everyone in the class to go.
April’s program will be Dr. Dodds. Because of the format of the program, the meeting will be held at the Oakview Library. The meeting will be at the usual time.
Banquet arrangements are still up in the air. Kris said she is still shooting for March 14.
There was a second reading for Jackie Potter, and her membership was approved. There were first readings for Jenny Martens, Jyme Kuchar, and Cathy Jo Tooley.
There are still opportunities to bring treats in September & November.
Dee reported that she had been having computer issues.
Tammie Smart will be taking over the website.
Summer Obedience Trial
Brian announced that the judges have been hired and the judges list has been approved.
Introduction to Nose Work - April 11-12. Working spots have been filled, but we need to fill the auditing spots.
Obedience – June 13-14. We will be developing a flyer.
Arrangements for the fall show are moving along.
Dave Nilsen will purchase the other things that are needed. Brian Frentz and Brian Schaffer will work with Dave on the Building Committee.s from the toolbar.
The board originally voted on the donation to Big Paws, but it technically should have gone to the general membership. We have already paid $2,500 and are included in their advertising. Discussion followed as to whether or not the club should support that donation. There was a motion by Suze Frentz and a second by Dave Nilsen to proceed with the Big Paws donation. Motion carried.
Mert Kramer has volunteered to take over as the public relations person.
Audit Committee Report
Laura Blankenship reported for the Audit Committee. The committee consisted of Laura, Karen Bos-Carey and Sally Marum. The board needs to work on an internal control policy.
The June meeting will be a picnic. The clubhouse will be taken down in July.
There was a motion by Brian Schaffer to adjourn the meeting and a second by Mert Kramer. Meeting was adjourned at 8:00.
Submitted by Cindy Bailey, Secretary