Nebraska High School Rodeo Association

General Membership Meeting

November 8, 2014


The Nebraska High School Rodeo Association held the general membership meeting on November 9,2014 in Kearney.   Meeting was called to order by president, Jess Harwager.  Directors present include:  Von Svoboda, Jay Hollenbeck, Jason Mathis, Scott Hollenbeck, Chad Johnston, Buddy Darnell and Jana Jensen.  Absent Bump Kraeger, Sonya Atkins, Susan Calvo, and Terry Graff.

National Director Tricia Schaffer.   Secretary’s Becky Dailey and Tina Kessler.


Jim Wakefield moved to approve June 19, 2014 minutes as presented, seconded by Jason Mathis. Motion carried.

Chad Johnston moved to approve the financial report, seconded by Barb Tool.  Motion carried.

Discussion on the 2015 banquet. 

Tricia informed the membership on history and purpose of the banquet.  Tricia asked the membership if they would like to continue with banquet or raise membership.  Jim Wakefield commented on not having banquet, it would be very hard to replace $20,000 in scholarships.  Suggested having single adult tickets for the banquet.  Sally Henderson commented that education is the key.


Discussion on 2015 program book.


New Business

              Parents making rude comments, jerking on horses need to stop and judges need to do their job.

Rex Spanel moved meeting adjourned, seconded by Barb Tool

Meeting adjourned.