ARF Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

June 16, 2015

Board of Directors

Abe Rosenbloom
Lisa Williamson
Michelle Ing
Pat Long
Karen Baum
Shauna Brummet
Patricia Craven
Randy Larson (absent)

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 p.m. EDT.

President’s Report

There was nothing new to report.

Secretary’s Report

April minutes were approved by Pat and seconded by Lisa.

Treasurer’s Report

The report was discussed (see attachment for 1 March–31 May, 2015). Approved by Shauna and seconded by Lisa. Passed.

Development Committee Report

No new information.

MAF & LMRG Update

Pat will go to a MAF meeting 25–27 June, 2015, in Denver, Colorado.

Lisa discussed the Haemonchus vaccine study and use of the vaccine in South Africa. There is a recommendation to use it every six weeks after an initial series. There may be a chance to make arrangements to get some vaccine to try in the USA. Lisa will pursue this.

There was review of a research proposal dealing with some new techniques needed to be used to complete the study.

Camelid Health Initiative

No new information.

New Business

We have shifted from a Private Foundation to a Public Charity. Being a Public Charity is more suitable for ARF. This will allow matching funds from businesses or organizations.

Patricia has been updating the website.

Pat discussed the South American nutrition study.

Meeting Wrap

The next meeting was scheduled for Monday, August 10, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Pat moved to adjourn the meeting, Karen seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 9:34 p.m. EDT.

Submitted by Karen Baum

Treasurer's Report for June 2015

1 March – 31 May 2015


Beginning Balance

Interest EarnedMarch, April, May248.36
DonationsR Schultz30.00
 Jan Sherrill105.00
Total Income483.36
Ohio StateDaniels4,249.05
PurdueBaird Anesthesia2,060.00
Total Expenses13,007.08

Ending Balance



Beginning Balance

Interest EarnedMarch, April, May28.19
Total Income28.19
Oregon Department of JusticeAnnual Fee55.00
JCCCSTax Prep720.00
US Treasury2014 Tax20.00
Tsulan BalkaPlaques32.30
Total Expenses827.30

Ending Balance