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Present: Abe Rosenbloom, Lisa Williamson, Michelle Ing, Pat Long, Karen Baum, Patricia Craven, Randy Larson
The meeting was called to order at 9:20 p.m. EDT.
President's Report: There was nothing new to report.
Secretary's Report September minutes were approved by Randy and seconded by Pat.
Treasurer's Report: The report was discussed (see attachment for 1–30 September, 2014). Approved by Karen and seconded by Randy.
Development Committee Report: The annual appeals letter/newsletter has been submitted to AOA to be sent out. An article summarizing the research projects will be sent out.
MAF & LMRG Update: Pat went to a MAF meeting 15–18 October to review submitted proposals. 87 Equine, 4 Camelid and 7 Fellowships proposals were approved by MAF, pending available funding. We have put $100,000 into MAF several years ago; this has grown to $167,226. We can take a 6% draw each year or we can designate projects to use it on. Pat proposed we put our 6% draw ($7,964) towards an alpaca project that MAF approved this year. We will reconsider and discuss it at our next meeting.
Camelid Health Initiative: No new information.
The next meeting was scheduled for Monday, November 17, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. EST.
Pat moved to adjourn the meeting, Michelle seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 10:11 p.m. EDT.
Submitted by Karen Baum
Treasurer's Report for October 2014
1 – 30 September 2014
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