Minutes of the Texas Mini
Lop Rabbit Breeders Club
Annual Meeting - June 4, 2005
The meeting of the Texas Mini Lop
Rabbit Breeders Club was called to order by President Belinda Carlin
at 7:25 P.M. in Lufkin, Texas. Officers present were: Belinda
Carlin, Pres.; Sheryl Valadez-Vieyra, Vice-Pres.; Theresa Farrow,
Secy.-Treas.; Directors present were: Pearl Nettles, Sandy Sawyer,
and Conni Maggard. Directors absent were: Pat Becktold and Melanie
Roll was called with 23 members present.
The minutes of the June 5, 2004 meeting were read and approved
. The Treasurer's Report showing a balance of $1572.93 was read and
approved. The treasurer said that this does not include the income
from tonight's show.
Election of officers for odd numbered years include the Secy.-Treas.
and 3 directors.
Directors terms expiring are Pearl Nettles, Sandy Sawyer, and Pat
Nominations for Secretary-Treasurer were opened. Theresa
Farrow was nominated and elected by acclamation.
Nominations for Directors were opened. Pearl Nettles, Sandy
Sawyer and Janice White were nominated and elected by acclamation.
The officers of the Texas Mini Lop Rabbit Breeders Club Are:
President - Belinda Carlin ; Vice President - Sheryl Valadez-Vieyra
Secretary-Treasurer - Theresa Farrow Directors: Pearl Nettles,
Sandy Sawyer, Janice White, Conni Maggard, and Melanie Lindwall.
The Secretary read a letter from David Kabella inviting us to
hold a specialty show with the Bay Area Rabbit Breeders on January
21, 2006, in Port Lavaca. Judging tables will be furnished by Bay
Area. The Texas Mini Lop club will be allowed to place a pair or
trio of Mini Lops in the raffle with the proceeds going to our club
. Our portion of the judging fee will be $1.25 per rabbit judged.
Motion made and passed that we hold a show with Bay Area RBA.
Our annual Mini Lop Show and meeting will again be held in
Lufkin on June 3, 2006.
Texas Rabbit Breeders State Show Breed Chairpersons will be
Chelsea Maggard for Youth, and Sandy Sawyer for Open.
Discussion on our Mini Lop Constitution was held. It was
decided that we need to make some changes to make our Constitution
more workable. President Carlin appointed a Constitution Committee
as follows: Sheryl Vierya, Sandy Sawyer, Virginia Valentino,
Theresa Farrow, and Belinda Carlin.
Discussion was held on the awards the club gives for our shows
and the State Show.
It was decided that we would give Cash awards and a Certificate for
the State Show of approximately $200.00 and trophies for the shows
in Port Lavaca and Lufkin. The price for the trophies to be around
The National Mini Lop Club has appointed Sharon Woolery to be
their Supply Chairman. She had the supplies with her and said that
she would also carry some to the shows. If you want to order just
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.
Submitted by Theresa Farrow, Secretary