ARF Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

February 17, 2015

Board of Directors

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

The meeting was called to order at 9:07 p.m. EST.

Presidents Report

Nothing new to report.

Secretary’s Report

November minutes were approved by Pat and seconded by Randy.

Treasurer’s Report

The report was discussed (see attachment for 1–31 January, 2015). Approved by Shauna and seconded by Karen. Passed. The proposed budget for 2015 was distributed last month.

Pat updated us on the conversion from a Private Charity to a Public Charity. There is a group, The Tides, who will fund the conversion, up to $5,000. Mary Jaffe, an alpaca owner, has helped set this up for ARF.

Development Committee Report

No new information.

MAF & LMRG Update

MAF has a meeting in March.

Pat, representing AOA, is the new chair of the Infectious Disease Committee of Cattle, Bison and Camelids of USAHA. Randy is also on the committee.

Camelid Health Initiative

No new information.

New Business

We were contacted about a vaccine against the Barberpole worm, Hemonchus contortus. The use in camelids has not been researched yet. Discussion ensued.

Meeting Wrap

The next meeting was scheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Randy moved to adjourn the meeting, Pat seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 9:40 p.m. EST.

Submitted by Karen Baum

Treasurer's Report for February 2015

1 – 31 January 2015


Beginning Balance

Interest EarnedJanuary85.91
DonationsR Schultz10.00
 Jan Sherrill35.00
 Alpaca Nation1,300.00
 Carolina Alpaca Breeders and Owners6,000.00
 2014 Annual Appeal2,808.00
Total Income10,238.91
Ohio StateArmes study8,715.00
Total Expenses8,715.00

Ending Balance



Beginning Balance

Interest EarnedJanuary9.68
Total Income9.68
Total Expenses0

Ending Balance