Board Minutes

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Updated 03/21/17

Wisconsin Angus Association
Board of Directors Meeting

Before the Annual Meeting
January 26, 2008
The Pines, Poynette

The meeting was called to order by president Tony Weber. Those present were: Leslie Mindemann, Tom Tomaw, Deb Kind, Jim Hawthorne, Kevin Konkol, Jeff Kind, Dan Downing, Tony Weber, Jim Ward and Ardel Quam.

New Business

Spring Sale: Tomaw bought out some issues from the 2007 state sale. Weber will write a letter to Frank Hlavac about some issues from the 207 sale. Konkol moved to support Tomaw in his dealings with these issues. Copy will be given to the Hall. Seconded by Hawthorne. Carried. Tomaw shared his thoughts for the upcoming sale regulations. Any bull needs a semen test and breeding soundess report. Health papers on all animals. Calves at side of the cows will need to be registered. AI certificates must be available on all bred females sold. All consignors will be expected to help during the sale and afterward doing cleanup. Tomaw will put together and type to hand out to all the stops for the state sale these guidelines for the sale. Scott Crawford has been booked for the auctioneer. Cassady and Dave Geffert are also booked. Advertising in the Midwest Marketer/Agriculturist will get us Tom Rooney as the 3rd ringman. WAA/sale committee will do the local advertising for the sale. Downing moved to give the WJAA $100 for helping with cleanup at the end of the sale. Konkol seconded, the motion-carried.

State Fair: Brian Bolan had called and talked with Weber about changing the dates of the Angus show to the last weekend of the fair. The floor was opened for nominations for a judge for the Angus show. Dean Janssen, Bruce Stertzbach and Aaron Galbreath were nominated. Downing moved to close nominations. Tomaw seconded the motion-nominations were closed. After voting the order is as listed above. Bolan will be given these names.

WBE judge: The following names were nominated for the 2008 World Beef Show: Doug Satree, Chuck Brost and Kevin Jensen. Konkol moved to close nominations and Downing seconded the motion. Nominations were closed. Brost, Satree, and Jensen are the order of the selection.

Audit Report: Konkol moved to accept the audit that was prepared and presented to those present. K. Kind seconded the motion. Motion carried. Downing reported that Michael Gehr who did the audit did not want any money for his work. Downing thought a gift certificate for organic meat (what he eats) would be appropriate. J Kind moved to get a $150 gift certificate for organic beef for his work. Konkol seconded the motion. Motion carried. Ward thought he would be able to get names of some organic producers/stores.

Downing move to send $50 as a donation to one of the funds designated by the Shaw family. Mindemann seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Seeing no further business, Konkol moved to adjourn the meeting. J. Kind seconded the motion. Meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,


Ardel Quam,
Secretary


Wisconsin Angus Association
Board of Directors Meeting

After the Annual Meeting
January 26, 2008
The Pines, Poynette

The meeting was called to order by president Tony Weber. Those present were: Leslie Mindemann, Deb Kind, Jim Hawthorne, Kevin Konkol, Jeff Kind, Dan Downing, Tony Weber, Jim Ward, Steve Wagemester, Dave Horstmeyer, Dale Heagle and Ardel Quam.

New Business: Election of officers. Weber opened the floor for nominations for president. Leslie Mindemann, Jeff Kind and Jim Hawthorne were nominated for president. Konkol moved to close nominations with the most votes being president and second will be vice president. Downing seconded the motion. Ballots were handed out. After counting Leslie Mindemann is the president and Jim Hawthorne is vice president. Ardel Quam was nominated for secretary/treasurer. Ward moved to close nominations and to cast a unanimous ballot. Seconded by Horstmeyer and carried. Mindemann took over the meeting.

Meeting dates: Tentative meeting dates were set as follows: March 15, May 20, July 29 and November 18th. Everyone was instructed to go home and check their calendars to see if they will work.

Evening before the state sale Ward moved to have WAA pick up the cost of the food but to have a basket out for donations. Weber seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Seeing no further business, Downing moved to adjourn the meeting. Weber seconded the motion. Meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,


Ardel Quam,
Secretary



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