Minutes – 2009 4th Quarter

        MINIATURE HEREFORD BREEDERS ASSOCIATION

                                    BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                                Summary – 4th quarter 2009  

The following document summarizes the voting actions taken by the

MHBA Board of Directors in the fourth quarter of 2009.

A.     Advertising

Motion by Treasurer Fran MacKenzie to approve the spending of

$450.00 to place a 1/3 page ad in the Jan/Feb issue of Hobby Farms

Magazine. $420.00 ad cost; $30.00 design.

Second by Charlotte Williams

“Yes” votes for Advertising: Greg Schulz, Lesta Kugeler, Julie

Sandstrom, Charlotte Williams, Fran MacKenzie, Steve Splitt, Ben

Lisby

“No” votes for Advertising: None.

The motion passed.

B.    Membership Extension

Motion by Region 5 Director Bev Strong that anyone joining after

October 1st is good for the following year.

Second by Charlotte Williams.

“Yes” votes for Membership Extension: Julie Sandstrom, Charlotte

Williams, Fran MacKenzie, Steve Splitt, Greg Schulz, Lesta Kugeler,

Ben Lisby

“No” votes for Membership Extension: None.

The motion passed.

C. 2010 Budget

Motion by Secretary Charlotte Williams to accept the budget for 2010

as proposed by Treasurer Fran MacKenzie.

Second by Greg Schulz.

Amendments moved by Fran MacKenzie

1)     To increase the inflow from the Austin Auction to $3000.00

2)     To budget $1000.00 to sponsor a Miniature Hereford division

in the Texas Junior Livestock Association (TJLA) show circuit

Second by Charlotte Williams

“Yes” votes for the Amendments: Greg Schulz, Charlotte Williams, Fran MacKenzie, Ben Lisby, Steve Splitt

“No” votes for the Amendments: None.

The amendments passed.

“Yes” votes for the 2010 Budget: Steve Splitt, Lesta Kugeler, Charlotte

Williams, Greg Schulz, Fran MacKenzie, Ben Lisby

“No” votes for the 2010 Budget: None.

The motion passed.

D. Miniature Hereford Breeders Junior Association

Motion by Region 7 Director Lesta Kugeler to form the Miniature

Hereford Breeders Junior Association (MHBJA) as a 501 (c) 3  thereby

giving us the opportunity to apply for grants that fund youth

organizations and the ability to accept charitable contributions.

Second by Greg Schulz.

“Yes” votes for the MHBJA: Greg Schulz, Lesta Kugeler, Steve Splitt

“No” votes for the MHBJA: Ben Lisby, Teresa Speer, Fran MacKenzie,

Charlotte Williams, Arlou Cox, Ben Railing, Bev Strong

The motion did not pass.

E.     TJLA Miniature Hereford Division 

Motion by Charlotte Williams to fund three years of Miniature Hereford

classes at Texas Junior Livestock Association (TJLA) shows at

$1000.00 per year.

Second by Lesta Kugeler

“Yes” votes for the TJLA Division: Greg Schulz, Lesta Kugeler, Fran

MacKenzie, Charlotte Williams, Arlou Cox, Steve Splitt

The motion passed.

F.     Austin Sale 

Motion by Region 6 Director Greg Schulz for MHBA to sponsor a sale in

Austin, Texas.

Second by Fran MacKenzie.

“Yes” votes for the Austin Sale: Greg Schulz, Lesta Kugeler, Charlotte

Williams, Fran MacKenzie, Steve Splitt

“No” votes for the Austin Sale: None.

The motion passed.

G.    Teleconference Elimination 

Motion by President Jim Cole to eliminate teleconferences as a form of

Board communication.

The motion died for lack of a second.

H. Teleconference Call

Motion by Region 8 Director Arlou Cox to have a teleconference

meeting.

Second by Teresa Speer.

“Yes” votes for a Teleconference Call: Arlou Cox, Teresa Speer

“No” votes for a Teleconference Call: Charlotte Williams, Steve Splitt,

Greg Schulz, Lesta Kugeler, Fran MacKenzie

The motion did not pass.   

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