August BOD Teleconference Meeting

Members,
 
This month’s teleconference meeting of the ASCA Board of Directors is scheduled for Thursday, August 9 at 6:00 pm Central Time.
 
The following items will be discussed:
 
Agenda:
OPEN SESSION:
1. Ratify July Email Business: The Board will vote to ratify all business conducted over email in July.
2. System Upgrade (Vest): Board System Liaison Vest will report on the ongoing progress of the system upgrade.
3. Answering Members on Official Discussion List (added from email discussion): The Board will discuss how best to improve response rate to Member questions posted to ASCA’s official discussion list, ASCMembers.
4. DNA Committee Research Request (Silveira): There is a motion on the floor for email voting which requests the DNA Committee research and locate all US laboratories who offer canine DNA parentage verification and create a report for the Board to use in ASCA’s upcoming negotiations with Therion in renewing our contract.
EXECUTIVE SESSION:
5. July Treasurer’s Report (Roberts): Roberts will present the Treasurer’s Report for July to the Board for approval.
*This item is in ES because the Treasurer’s Report is confidential.
6. Junior Service Award Recipient Selection (annually repeating): The Board will vote to select a recipient of the ASCA Junior Service Award.
*This item is in ES because individuals will be discussed.
7. European Advisory Committee (Gibson): The Board will vote on an applicant to the European Advisory Committee.
*This item is in ES because an individual will be discussed.
8. Judge Applicant (added from email discussion): The Board will discuss a judge applicant.
*This item is in ES because an individual will be discussed.
 
This agenda is not final and items may be added by Directors until two days before the meeting.
 
A recording of the open session of this meeting will be available shortly after the meeting’s conclusion.
 
Thanks,
 
Kalla E. Jaco