Region 1 of AHA
November 15, 2012
Meeting Called to Order at: 6:50 pm
Roll Call: 16 of 16 delegates were present
Minutes of the Last Meeting: Minutes were approved.
David gave the treasurer's report, discussion was held on the difference between designated or restricted funds. Filed for Audit.
Director report: Mary Ann gave report that Canada and SH Nationals numbers were down. Discussion of using billboards for Arabians promotion
Horse Show Report:
a. Designate Funds for 2013 show – Nancy made a motion to set aside $5,000 to the horse show. Carol House seconded. Motion passed unanimously.
b. Nancy Harvey reported we finally got paid for a bad debt in 2008.
c. Winery sponsorships for Region One show being looked into by Margaret, Kathy and Nancy for a wine tasting. Phil is looking into corking fees charged by Del Mar. Mary Ann and Mimi looking into catering requirements for an exhibitor party. Sheri brought up Del Mar’s liquor license concerns.
Amateur – Nancy Harvey – No Report
Annual Convention Planning - Mary Ann Hughes –
Lexington in 2013 and then Denver for the next 3 years after.
Awards – Darleene Barrett No Report
Breed Promotion – Jean Graves No Report
By Laws - Diana Bein No Report
Budget - Bob Henry - Budget mtg - January 10th
Communications – Nancy Harvey
Distance Riding – Bob Insko
Dressage – Jean Graves (add Inga)
Equine Stress – Dave Murphy
Equitation – Deb Price
Eventing and driving – Ted (Inga for 2013)
Hunter/Jumper – Ted Lange (Inga for 2013) - discussed Hunterseat Eq on Flat ATR may drop to 1 point.
Judges Selection – Bill Hughes – in process
Membership – Barb DuBois – no changes to membership year expected.
National and Regional classes – Phil Bourgeois
Newsletter – Malissa Tarman
Pacific Slope – Janet Stevenson – meeting at 2012 Convention in Region One suite.
Prof Horseman – Sheri Odom
Racing – Leslie Smith
Recreational Riding – Dave Murphy (change to Nancy Harvey 2013)
Region 1 Directory – Barb DuBois
Scholarship - Mimi Gaffey
Sport Horse – Nikki McGinnis (change to Carol Spangler 2013)
Tail Program – Mimi Gaffey
Working Western – Kathy Callahan-Smith
Youth Activities – Vandi Reeves (change to Deb Price and Sheri Odom in 2013)
Youth Director - Nicole Gibson
Bylaws – Diana Bein – proposed to delegates 10 days prior to a vote. Expected in January 2013 via electronic method. Adding to article lV that Director votes only in case of a tie.
a. Committee Chairs- changes please see above reports
b. 2013 show dates:
Sierra Empire – Jan 25-27, Pomona (health cert needed within 72 hours)
Rancho – March 22-24, Burbank
Tierra Del Norte/Fiesta Del Mar – April 5-6, Del Mar
TDNAHA ACS shows – May 5th and Nov 3rd, San Marcos/Vista area
SCHAA – May 24 – 26 (perhaps 2.5 days)- check with club for 2013 location
Region 1 – May 29th – June 2nd, Del Mar
Rancho Fall show – Sept 15th (perhaps Sept 14th as well) at Galway Downs
Intoduction to Western Dressage… March date to be determined – Contact is Darlene Hopkins (760) 535-9293
Working Western Affair – To be held in the Temecula area but 2013 date still to be determined, possibly in March. Contact is Kathy Callahan-Smith @ (951) 302-9983.
c. 2013 Budget – get budget requests into Mary Ann by Dec 31st, 2012.
d. Equine Fair – Booth is $500, $125 per stall and meals for the helpers/exhibitors. Question is feasibility.
e. Resolutions discussed. 53 of them.
2013 Region One meeting dates: Feb 2nd (Sheri Odom to cover for Kathy as Secretary), April 13th, August 10th, September 28th, and November at Convention.
Club News – see show and clinic dates above.
Meeting adjourned at 8:30pm
Respectfully submitted by,
Region One Secretary