An update on the PtHA accepting characteristic Appaloosas, as well as, finishing off the minutes from the BOD Committee meetings.
Summary of Committee Meeting Minutes from May - Aug 2019
Show/Trail Committee April 8, 2019 https://www.appaloosa.com/association/pdf/2019_04_08_ShowCommittee.pdf
SC Motion 01/04/19: eliminate $25,000 from National Show pay outs and have staff look at traditional cuts to National Show Budget.
SC Motion 02-04-19: seek concept approval from the Board of Directors to develop details for ApHC Super Regional Shows to be held in 2020.
SC Motion 03-04-19: to require Specialty Association to pay $50.00 minimum per entry at World Show beginning in 2019.
*Tabled during BOD meeting on April 9th so that Committee could reach out to Specialty Associations
SC Motion 04-04-19: moves to not change the tie breaker judge rule.
Show/Trail Committee May 8th, 2019 https://www.appaloosa.com/association/pdf/2019_05_08_ShowCommittee.pdf
o National Show
Drug Testing policy o SC Motion 05-01-19– Ray moved to change the current procedure for drug testing to require that all class winners and some daily random samples be collected during the National and World shows for drug testing. Seconded by Ken.
Motion passed unanimously.
National budget o Costs savings are being considered as all expenses are reviewed and contracts signed.
o World Show
Specialty association classes o SC Motion 05-02-19 – Starting at 2019 World Show, all specialty associations must pay $35/entry to ApHC. Made by Billy, seconded by Ken. Motion passed unanimously.
Non pro 35 and over trail o SC Motion 05-03-19 – Ken moved to add Non-Pro 35 & Over Trail to the 2019 World Show schedule as long as class sponsorship can be obtained. Seconded by Kristen. Motion passed unanimously. SSA yearling in hand trail and longeline o SC Motion 05-04-19 – Ken moved that these classes NOT be added to the 2019 World Show schedule. They will be added to the 2020 schedule when the breeding fees and nomination structure is in place to support them. Seconded by Ray. Motion passed unanimously.
Non-Pro walk/trot games classes to add to WS schedule o SC Motion 05-04-19 – Ken moved that the show committee table any action on this item until additional information can be obtained on possible participation and until class sponsorship can be obtained. Seconded by Leslie. Motion passed unanimously. Specialty Association classes at WS o SC Motion 06-04-19 – Ken moved that the specialty associations must work out details with the show committee concerning additional classes requested for the World Show to include an understanding that additional costs incurred by ApHC to conduct classes must be paid for by the specialty association. Until details are finalized and agreed upon, these classes (if approved) should only be open to Appaloosa entries. Seconded by Leslie. Motion passed unanimously.
World show budget o Committee asked for additional information on trail equipment fee revenue so that the ESAC can explore sponsorship opportunities to reduce costs for exhibitors.
Committee discussed conflict with ApHC schedule and Congress schedule. New Business
o Paid Practice World and National show
Money charged for paid practices is paid to the group setting up and conducting the practice.
Planning and Review Committee Conference Call May 13, 2019 https://www.appaloosa.com/association/pdf/2019_05_13_PlanningCommittee.pdf
Strategic Planning Discussion on diagram put together using contributions from Griner, Northway, and Disselkoen Four objectives agreed upon during April BOD meeting: Customer Service, Balanced Budget, Membership, Information Technology Objectives leading to Goals of Improving Customer Service and Increasing Working Capital o Discussion on possibility of sharing services with other color breeds. The group agreed to look into this further. o Griner referenced 2014 membership survey that 60% of members thought positively of partnering services.
Discussion regarding bringing in a third party to guide the Strategic Plan process. The group agreed to seek third party guide, but not at a cost to the Club. K. Johnson expressed a need for a new membership level, potentially called “Heritage Member” that would allow a person to support the breed even if they are not participating in ApHC programs. It could be a stepping stone to regular membership. Discussion on past proposals of similar membership proposals brought to the Board. Previous hurdles included Oregon Bylaws and voting rights for members. Membership and Marketing Committee will work on a new proposal. Bylaw Review Ken Johnson made Motion to send the following Bylaw amendment to the Rules Committee: Article III
Meeting of Members
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