ARF Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

September 22, 2014

Present: Abe Rosenbloom, Pat Long, Karen Baum, Patricia Craven, Randy Larson

Absent: Lisa Williamson, Michelle Ing

The meeting was called to order at 9:11 p.m. EDT.

President's Report: There was nothing new to report.

Secretary's Report August minutes were approved by Pat and seconded by Patricia.

Treasurer's Report: The report was discussed (see attachment for 1–31 August, 2014). Approved by Randy and seconded by Karen.

Development Committee Report: The Annual Appeal letter needs to go out soon. Someone needs to write an article summarizing the research projects.

MAF & LMRG Update: Pat will be going to a MAF meeting 15–18 October to review submitted proposals. LMRG met a week ago.

Camelid Health Initiative: No new information.

New Business:

There was discussion about shifting from a Private Foundation to a Public Charity. Pat will continue checking into this.

There was discussion of director’s terms. Patricia will update the website.

There was discussion about using a different conference call service which would be free. Patricia will look into it.

MAF proposals were reviewed.

The next meeting was scheduled for Monday, October 27, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Randy moved to adjourn the meeting, Pat seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 10:06 p.m. EDT.

Submitted by Karen Baum

Treasurer's Report for September 2014

1 – 31 August 2014


Beginning Balance

Interest EarnedAugust34.07
DonationsR Schultz10.00
 Jan Sherrill35.00
TransferFrom Credit Card Account11,756.52
Total Income11,835.59
TufftsEprinex Study5,219.50
Total Expenses5,219.50

Ending Balance



Beginning Balance

Interest EarnedAugust6.52
Total Income6.52
PGITeleconference, August26.36
Total Expenses26.36

Ending Balance


Credit Card Account

Beginning Balance

Moved to Grant Account (Account Closed) 11,756.52

Ending Balance