2016 Board Action
WINTER BOARD MEETING MOTIONS
Motion: Moved to accept Gary Overstreet 's resignation from the Board and to appoint Marc Wailes, CO, to fill the Board vacancy for District 8. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to accept the Junior Alternate Leadsperson Form. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved that effective January 1, 2017, previously scored Excellent cows are eligible to be 94 points if they are in at least their fourth lactation and that all other classification rules apply. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved that effective January 1, 2017 a cow nominated for 95 points should be scored by the second classifier within 30 days with a minimum of 48 hours and that the second classifier would determine the final score. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to accept Todd Hyman, Chad Powers, Steve Fluty, Jeremy Adams, Terri Packard, Sean Merrill, and Jason Kennedy for the approved list of judges. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved that newly elected directors are required to take part in an orientation to become more familiar with the office functions of BSA, possibly Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning prior to the winter meeting. BS would pay for the added expense to those directors. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to donate $500 in financial support to the SW Brown Swiss Show for 2016 only, and to continue donating semen for the HOA Expo Fun Auction that will help support future shows. Motion passed.
SUMMER BOARD MEETING MOTIONS
Motion: Moved to reduce foreign bull registration fee to $100, but an official 3-generation pedigree and parentage verification that is signed and requiring the association stamp on official documentation must accompany the application - effective September 1st. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to have that Brown Swiss work with or for all breed associations to have accounts paid by 60 days. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to go forward with other associations in joint classification coordinator employee. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to have the wording changed on the Junior Membership application to: Members must have title to at least one registered Brown Swiss female recorded in his or her individual name or junior partnership (RF, ID, or IDR animals do not qualify). Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to accept Dave Bergeron to state judges list and allow him to judge the All-American this year. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to add Joey Airosa and Chad Ryan to the National Brown Swiss judges list. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to add to the state qualification for an All-American judge, you must be on approved Brown Swiss judges list by December 31 of the previous year. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to discontinue collecting oxytocin because the results are inconclusive. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to make Kathi Brown-Meier the Chair of the World Congress 2020. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to accept the name change to Trout Run Jef-Jax-PP ET *TM. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to raise the Component Merit requirements to be 8500# combined fat and protein and the premiums at WDE be paid to 12 in the Aged Cow Class and to 10 in the Component Merit Class.
Motion: Moved to add Phil Topp to the state judges list. Motion passed.
Motion: Moved to have Progressive Sires sponsor the youth scholarship in place of New Generation Genetics. Motion passed.