Board Meeting via Teleconference
United Taxidermist Association
November 18, 2015
Vice Chairman Garland Lessley called the meeting to order at 2:00 pm M.S.T.
Present: Absent Guest
Garland Lessley vice Chair Craig Lewis
Terry Bennett Secretary Mark Walker
Brenda Duvall Jeff Whitlock
Approval of the Agenda
A motion was made by Brenda and seconded by Bob to approve the agenda as presented
Approval of the October 21, 2015 regular meeting minutes
A motion was made by Brenda and seconded by Terry to approve the October 21, 2015 minutes as presented
Website Report Jeff Whitlock
Marketing committee Report
Manny has resigned the board so the chair of this committee is now vacant.
The board discussed the duties of the committee chair, and Brenda asked Bill Bowen if this is a position that he might consider. Bill will consider it and let us know at a later date.
Membership committee report. Terry Bennett
Terry will do an email and snail mail campaign for membership renewal.
Brenda also requested that Terry send the letter to her. She will request that Headquarters send it out on their email list.
Be bear aware report. Terry Bennett
Utah is excited about hands on seminar. Terry will contact Mark Mclain to see if they will help with the form and supplies.
Fundraising Committee Report
Artisan Magazine report.
No committee or report at this time
Artisan award committee report Garland Lessley
All 50 rounts and 10 busts are in. We have a total of 16 ready to ship. 10 more busts should arrive in the next 2 weeks.
Donations Committee Lessley/Whitlock
Garland is Cooridinating with Jeff. Jeff may have Cabelas and SCI on board.
International director report. Mark Walker
Discussion on Manny’s resignation and a possible back up for the hands on Gamehead seminar if Manny is unable to attend. Bob Prewitt will take over if Manny can’t make the expo.
Mike Nakielski will head the hands on bird seminar.
There are still a couple of seminar slots open Brenda would like something in the Big Game/ Life-size line. She asked the board for ideas and suggestions.
Nicole will put together the show flyer.
Judges are all lined out contracts are going out.
For the good of the order
Announcement of the next meeting. The Next Meeting will be December 16, 2015 at 2pm MST.
Meeting adjourned at 2:30 PM M.S.T.
Terry Bennett UTA Secretary
Summary of Motions
Summary of Directives