Nebraska High School Rodeo Association

Board of Directors Meeting

August 16, 2014

 

The Nebraska High School Rodeo Association Board of Directors meeting was called to president Jess Harwager.   

Directors present include:  Von Svoboda, Jay Hollenbeck, Chad Johnston, Buddy Darnell, Terry Graff, Jason Mathis, Susan Calvo, and Sonja Atkins.

National Director Tricia Schaffer.   Secretary’s Becky Dailey and Tina Kessler.

Directors absent Bump Kraeger, Jana Jensen, and Scott Hollenbeck.

 

Von Svoboda moved to approve June 19, 2014 minutes as presented, seconded by Chad Johnston, Motion carried.

Von Svoboda moved to approve June 20, 2014 minutes as presented, seconded by Jay Hollenbck, Motion carried.

Von Svoboda moved to approve the financial report, seconded by Chad Johnston.  Motion carried.

Discussion was held on giving out our member’s information.  NE HS Rodeo has a policy that we don’t give out member’s information to anyone. 

Our directory is available to them for $5.

Discussion on all-around rule change which would be using 10 best rodeos’ for year-end all-arounds.  It was suggested leaving year end all around the same as we have done in the past due to us using the 500 points/6 placings option.  Chad Johnston moved to keep year end all around point system as is, seconded by Cash Talamantez.  Motion carried.

Discussion on the banquet and cowboy prom to be held in Kearney on November 8th.  Student meal tickets will be $25. 

Post on website if anyone is interested in helping with cowboy prom to let us know.  

In new business there was discussion on girl’s events being on top of each other.

It was suggested to have a meeting with rodeo committees/secretary’s on Saturday at the banquet.

Chad Johnston suggested to not tie down goats at any rodeo.  He would like to have the stock contractors have the goats prepared before the rodeo.  Chad Johnston moved to require the goat contractors to have the goats prepared before they arrive at the rodeos.  The goats will not be tied down at the rodeos, seconded by Jason Mathis.  Motion carried. 

Sonya Atkins informed the board that she would like to hold a couple clinics on reined cow horse event this fall and will have competitions next spring.  If you would like more information on reined cow horse, contact Sonya.

Chad Johnston moved to adjourn meeting, seconded by Buddy Darnell

Meeting adjourned.