State Finals Board Meeting Minutes, June 11, 2023

Board Meeting was called to order at 2:05.

Richard moved to approve the minutes as presented. Seconded by Will. Motion Carried.

Jasper moved to approve the financial report as presented. Seconded by Jamie. Motion Carried.

The board went into executive session to discuss the senior awards. Moved by Jasper. Seconded by Will. Motion Carried.

Jamie moved to come out of executive session. Seconded by Chris. Motion Carried.

Jasper moved to approve an additional $1250 for five $250 scholarships. Seconded by Richard. MotionCarried.

Election of officers was conducted. Jason Ohm was elected as president, Will Druery as vice-president, Levi Fisher as treasurer, and Jasper Fanning as secretary.

Event Directors were set by the Board. Cooper McBride SB & BB, Richard Schrunk BBR, Jasper Fanning TD, Jason Ohm GT, Jeff Johnston SW, Levi Fisher BA, Will Druery TR, Chris Pearson Cutting, Jamie Olson RCH, Adam Clark PB, Heather Kramer LBR, Paul Heath Shooting Sports.

The board discussed responsibilities of adult and student directors. The student officers and directors will coordinate the banner and equipment moving and setup for each rodeo.

Jason said he would check on new box pads.

Fall rodeo approvals were discussed by the board, including a swap of cutting weekends Bassett-Bloomfield-O’Neil. Richard moved to approve as presented. Seconded by Jamie. Motion Carried.

The board discussed travel money for qualifiers. Jasper moved to set the travel money at $600. Seconded by Will. Motion Carried.

Halie discussed the job workload of her position and areas where she could use additional help. She recommended pausing the Facebook member group to reduce the amount of time commitment, as well as needing additional help with sponsorships and the raffle fundraiser.

The board members discussed the recommendations as well as how they and the membership could assist more with the raffle and sponsorships to help manage the workload.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:06.

Respectfully submitted,

Jasper Fanning