Minutes



Quarterly Meeting Minutes July 27, 2013


Meeting called to Order by President Esther Clements at 12:05PM

Officers and Board of Directors present: President, Ester Clements-, and Anita Savage-Treasurer (Northwest).

Absent: Casey Wells-Northeast, Angela Smith-Southwest, Dean Lawson-Southeast

Members Present: Garry Clements-ABW Chairperson, Mike Savage

Anita Savage read the financial reports. Motion to accept financial reports as read by Garry Clements seconded by Mike Savage. Motion carried.

Old Business:

Esther reports that the ABW blankets were done for the District fairs, and they were working on blankets for the State fair ABW

Garry Clements-gave an ABW report- The ABW program had 183 head nominated and 179 were tagged for a total of $2095. Eddie Holland will be the ABW Judge.

New Business:

Elections of Officers-

Motion made Mike Savage to elected Esther Clements-President seconded by Anita Savage

Motion made by Garry Clements to elected Mike Savage-Vice-President seconded by Anita Savage

Motion made by Garry Clements to elected Anita Savage-Treasurer Secretary seconded by Mike Savage.

Election of Board of Directors

Motion made by Garry Clements to elected Austin Keenon for the Northeast district seconded by Mike Savage

Motion made by Mike Savage to re-elected the remaining board of directors seconded by Garry Clements.

Motion made by Mike Savage to set the next meeting for December 7, 2013 at 12:00pm seconded by Garry Clements

Motion made by Mike Savage to adjourn meeting seconded by Anita Savage

Meeting adjourned at 12:25PM

Quarterly Meeting Minutes July 27, 2013


Meeting called to Order by President Esther Clements at 12:05PM

Officers and Board of Directors present: President, Ester Clements-, and Anita Savage-Treasurer (Northwest).

Absent: Casey Wells-Northeast, Angela Smith-Southwest, Dean Lawson-Southeast

Members Present: Garry Clements-ABW Chairperson, Mike Savage

Anita Savage read the financial reports. Motion to accept financial reports as read by Garry Clements seconded by Mike Savage. Motion carried.

Old Business:

Esther reports that the ABW blankets were done for the District fairs, and they were working on blankets for the State fair ABW

Garry Clements-gave an ABW report- The ABW program had 183 head nominated and 179 were tagged for a total of $2095. Eddie Holland will be the ABW Judge.

New Business:

Elections of Officers-

Motion made Mike Savage to elected Esther Clements-President seconded by Anita Savage

Motion made by Garry Clements to elected Mike Savage-Vice-President seconded by Anita Savage

Motion made by Garry Clements to elected Anita Savage-Treasurer Secretary seconded by Mike Savage.

Election of Board of Directors

Motion made by Garry Clements to elected Austin Keenon for the Northeast district seconded by Mike Savage

Motion made by Mike Savage to re-elected the remaining board of directors seconded by Garry Clements.

Motion made by Mike Savage to set the next meeting for December 7, 2013 at 12:00pm seconded by Garry Clements

Motion made by Mike Savage to adjourn meeting seconded by Anita Savage

Meeting adjourned at 12:25PM

Quarterly Meeting Minutes December 8, 2012


Meeting called to Order by Vice-President Esther Clements at 11:30PM

Officers and Board of Directors present: Esther Clements-Vice-President (West Central) Anita Savage-Treasurer (Northwest)

Absent: Casey Wells(Northeast), Dean Lawson-(East Central), Scott Hawthorne(Southwest) and Ronald Morris-President

Members Present: Garry Clements-ABW Chair, Stacy and Tracy Stone

Anita Savage read the financial reports. Motion to accept financial reports as read by Garry Clements seconded by Stacy Stone. Motion carried.

Old Business:

 

None

New Business:

Discussion for changes for the Arkansas Born and Bred Program. Breeder Nomination Form-change due date to June 1, 2013, Exhibitor form change due date to September 1, 2013 with the contact information changed to Garry Clements, 88 Spires Road, Damascus, AR 72039 501-428-7309 and mailing address to Arkansas Meat Goat Association, 3815 Bellefonte Road, Harrison, AR 72601 on both forms.

Motion made by Anita Savage to accept changes to the Arkansas Born and Bred Program forms, seconded by Stacy Stone. Motion Carried.

Discussion on a minimum weight limits and to have the withers shorn 3/8 inch or less above the knees and hocks PRIOR to entering the processing line.

Motion made by Stacy Stone to have a minimum weight limit of 50 pounds and for all withers to be shorn 3/8 above the knees and hocks before entering the processing line seconded by Anita Savage. Motion Carried

Discussion to have an ABW points system.

Motion made by Stacy Stone to send letters to the six districts and asks to have an ABW Grand and Reserve Grand wither at each district fair. Arkansas Meat Goat would give Goat Blankets to the Grand and Reserve Grand. Seconded by Garry Clements. Motion Carried.

Motion made by Stacy Stone to send a survey to all paid member to see what their needs and interest were seconded by Garry Clements.

Motion made by Garry Clements to order pictures of the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion ABW wether from Rural Creations seconded by Stacy Stone Motion Carried

Discussion on setting meeting dates for 2013. March 16, July 27, December 7 with the meetings be held at the Western Sizzlin in Benton AR and starting promptly at 11:30AM

Motion made by Garry Clements to accept dates for 2013 meetings seconded by Anita Savage Motion Carried.

Discussion on the ArMGA Classic Show-

Motion made by Anita Savage to move the ARMGA Classic show date to April 20-21 with this show being just an open show and having a junior show in June seconded by Garry Clements Motion Carried

Motion made to adjourn at 1:30pm by Garry Clements seconded by Stacy Stone Motion Carried