Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nov VTMA Meeting

Please join us for our next VTMA meeting in Windsor, VT at Great River Outfitters.

Draft Agenda:

  1. Call to order
  2. President opening comments
    1. Introduction of new attendees
    2. Changes to agenda
    3. Executive committee reports
      1. Recording Secretary – approve prev. meeting minutes
      2. Treasurers report
        1. Income and Expenses / Bank balances
        2. Budget
        3. VFODC, VTC, VOGA applications / delegation / membership
        4. Insurance options
  3. Corresponding Secretary/Membership report
    1. Membership update – current census, success of Trade Fair
    2. Prev members who have not renewed
    3. Membership data – useful what we collect?
    4. Membership initiative 2014 – best ways to engage membership
    5. Committee vacancies and needs
    6. Vacancies on Board of Directors
  4. Committee reports
    1. Bylaws – implementations of changes
    2. Communications
      1. Newsletter / Update
      2. “What to Expect” brochure
      3. Code of Ethics / Respect for Canine Athletes discussion
    3. Legislative – update on bills
    4.  Trails – database development
    5. Website – it’s up!
      1. Content: news, etc
      2. Future needs and dedication of resources for maintenance
      3. Budget for website changes
      4. Other considerations
  5. Social events planning
    1. Winter Social ideas
      1. Winter Solstice – Saturday December 21
  6. Other business
    1. Presentation / Discussion
    2. Motion to Adjourn