January 26, 2019 / General Meeting
Bowl-A-Vard, Madison, WI

Meeting was called to order by President Elect Sarah Durrance, at 3:40
Sarah welcomed everyone and thanked all for attending. She introduced the board and officers.

Secretary Report: A motion was made by Katie Kosobucki, second by Katie Huffman to except the minutes of the November general meeting. Motion approved with no objections.

Financial Report: Gail reported the general club balance of $12,323.15 / youth balance $3,714.13
A motion was made by Brittany, second by Julie to approved financial report, motion approve with no objections.

Committee Reports: Pat Ross presented a proposed By-Law change. Adding “Any contract entered into on behalf of the Wisconsin Paint Horse Club is to be reviewed and approved by the board of directors,” to Section 5 Financial Officer. A motion was made by Katie Kosobucki, second by Shanna Ray to approve the change. Motion approved with no objections.
Open Show: Sarah presented Open Show information which is June 30th at Bounds Showtime Arena in Deerfield, WI. Sarah asked for members to please plan on helping to make this fund raiser a success! Her goal is $4,000!
Cindy reported the showbill is ready (barring any changes) to be submitted for approval.
Cindy, Barb and Nell are the National Reps for WI. Cindy suggested members review the proposed changes APHA is presenting. If you have any questions, concerns or input you can contact one of the representatives.

A motion was made by Jeff Sommers, second by Katie Kosobucki to add Master Showmanship class to the Oshkosh POR, August 2019. Motion approved with no objections.

Katie Huffman is the 2019 Youth Adviser.

Old Business: N/A
New Business; Beginning March 1st our web site will have a monthly newsletter. Please stay tuned and watch for new news!!

Discussion was held brain storming ideas for making the shows more inviting!
We discussed adding Solid Bred Walk/Trot classes to our show bill. Both youth and Amateur.

The club directory will be on the web site, along with a Sponsor section.

A motion was made by Gail, second by Jeff to adjourn meeting at 5:10PM

Respectfully Submitted,
Julie Aldrich WPHC Secretary