February 5th, 2023
Stapleton,  NE 

DIRECTORS PRESENT: Jason Ohm, Shane Gorwill, Tim Vaughn, Jenny Johnston, Jasper Fanning, Jamie Olson, Will Druery, Jim Buss, Brett Miller, Levi Fisher, Adam Clark & Sharlene Buss

DIRECTOR ABSENT: Richard Schrunk

Meeting was call to order @ 1:00 pm  by Jason Ohm 

Minutes from the December 18th, 2022 meeting were read. 

Motion to approve minutes was made by Sharlene. 2nd by Jasper. Motion Carried

Visitors were invited to share public comments. 

Halie gave financial reports 
Central Entry – $6564.60
Raffle – $111,878.60
Awards- $18,377.04
Student – $6866.74
Sharlene made a motion to approve financial reports. 
2nd by Tim. Motion carried. 

Halie gave updated raffle information and suggested changes for this year’s raffle.  

Halie gave a sponsor update. 

Jenny gave a scholarship funds report. We have 68 seniors this year. 

Sharlene gave a Mid Winter Meeting Report. 

Chuck from Albion approached the board to host a High School Rodeo along with a Jr. High Rodeo this Fall.  

Nate from the Southwest High School Rodeo Committee  spoke on behalf of their committee notifying the Board they will not be hosting a High School Rodeo this year. 

Jasper gave a Central Entry Line  Committee update. 

Their committee is recommending to adopt the following policies:

  1.  Entry payments by check must be submitted with a print screen of payment amount due from the entry system with payment. 
  2. For next season, the membership deadline is set 10 days prior to the entry opening date for the first weekend and 10 days prior to the entry closing date of any subsequent rodeo. 
  3. Fines should be paid through an online entry system, unless a fine imposed must necessarily be paid to compete at the same rodeo or weekend. In those circumstances the association should provide recipe forms to each committee and on the website to track payments made at rodeos along with instructions on entering fine payments into the entry system. 

Other items discussed:

Jasper made. Motions to adapt 1-3. Jenney 2nd. Motion carried. 

Jasper gave a website update.  

He is waiting to hear back from Lindasy Heiden as to what options we have to move over to our own host for the website. 

Spring banner schedule was updated: 

Jim gave State Finals Update 

Possible appeal process for judges & contractors was discussed. Board decided we needed to refer back to the PRCA rule book to see if something is already in place before implementing our own. 

MaKayla gave a side pot update. 

Board reviewed Spring Rodeo Applications. 

Jasper move to approve rodeo approvals. Motion was 2nd by Will. Motion carried. 

Jim made a motion to go into executive session @ 6:20 pm. 

Jim made a motion to adjourn at 6:59. Motion was 2nd by Jamie. Motion passed