SEKC GENERAL MEETING MINUTES
November 10, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
Meeting was called to order by President Paula Spielman.
Motion by Grace Boyce to approve the October minutes. Second by Tracy Thorstenson. Motion carried.
Paula commented that the new members are stepping up and getting involved.
Paula shared that the board had discussed trying to simplify the membership process.
The Christmas party will be at Old Chicago. The room has been reserved for 6:00. We will be continuing the annual donation to the Humane Society. Food, toys, etc. will be collected at the party.
First readings were held for Crystal Miller and Chastity Weeks.
Dee reported that we are showing a loss of $3,400 for the year. We have $16,000 in checking and $5,000 in savings. There is currently $1,700 in Jo’s memorial fund.
The agility trial made $3,756 and the summer obedience trial lost $532.29. Dee commented that the show should make money. There should be money coming back from Onofrio.
Mert announced that we still need to schedule the ribbon cutting.
The promotional brochure for the club is ready to go.
Maggie Pearson was introduced as the new PR person.
The proposed slate of officers for next year was reviewed: Paula for president, Johna Nielsen for vice-president, Mert Kramer for treasurer, and Jackie Potter for secretary. Paula asked for nominations from the floor. Brian Schafer nominated himself for Vice-President. There being no further nominations, nominations were closed.
The January classes will probably be 6 weeks long. From there we’ll go right into February classes.
We’re working on an e-collar workshop that will be presented by club members. The workshop would be held on 2 Saturdays.
Paula and Carol Everett are working on a Top Dog seminar for 2017.
Paula presented title pins to those members who had earned new titles.
Tracy thanked everyone who had helped with the fall show. She commented that she had received compliments from the judges.
Paula announced that Bridget Meidinger will now be the club photographer.
Meeting was adjourned.
Submitted by Cindy Bailey, Secretary