President Beverly Little called the meeting to order at 7:37pm. In attendance: Bo Gloster, Cliff Hewitt, Rusty Kingery, Beverly Little, Dee Carlson, Dave Kingery, Sandy Isaacson and Michelle Brown.
A motion was made to accept the minutes of the last meeting as printed in the Barker. It was passed unanimously.
Secretary’s report: letter from the Secretary of the Old English Sheep Dog Club of Greater Seattle was read.
Treasurer’s report: none.
Board report: January 2010 Show. The Board voted to decline participation in renting a $750 per day bus for judges’ transportation. Show Chair, Jan Leikam, will investigate hiring a van for that purpose.
August 2010 Show: Cliff Hewitt reported Randy Brown agreed to be grounds chair and Dave Kingery co- chair, Sandy Isaacson will be ring steward co-chair and Barbara O’Neill will be trophy chair. The parking and golf cart bids are out and the judge’s panel will be submitted next week. Bo Gloster reported there will be a specialty meeting for the working dog club on January 13th 2010.
Dee Carlson reported on the Events Meeting she attended. Concurrence was the AKC will soon accept mixed breeds for events at all breed trials.
Unfinished business: Beverly Little asked if the membership is interested in forming a committee to work with other local breed clubs to present educational seminars on a rotating basis at the January Cluster in Puyallup. The consensus was to present this topic to the membership at the annual meeting.
Rusty Kingery asked our AKC Delegate if there were new changes planned for tightening qualifications for showing in the Bred By Class. Bo Gloster replied he is not aware of any.
New Business: The President opened the floor for nominations for2010 officers and board members. There being none Rusty Kingery moved to close the nominations. Cliff Hewitt seconded. Passed unanimously.
Annual Meeting: December 9th at the Crab Cracker Restaurant in Kirkland. There will be Christmas party and a gift exchange.
Motion granted to adjourn the meeting at 8:05pm.
Michelle Brown, Secretary