USDF Proposed Budget and Business Documents Available for Review

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, November 12, 2008

In preparation for the 2008 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention a number of business documents have been posted on the USDF Web site for review.  These include the proposed fiscal year (FY) 2010 budget, which spans April 1, 2009 - March 31, 2010.   Also posted is a document titled USDF Proposed Budget - Fiscal Year 2010 - Overview.  This document outlines the budget balancing measures taken including cost cuts, a dues increase proposal, and fee adjustments.  It will be discussed at the annual convention in Denver at the open Budget Meeting for Council/Committee Chairs on Wednesday, December 3, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.  The budget will be presented to the USDF Board of Governors (BOG) for final approval on Friday, December 5.   USDF policy requires the Executive Board to present, to the BOG, a balanced budget for final approval. The BOG General Assembly agenda has also been posted.  

Other documents available for review are pre-convention council and committee and regional director reports, 2007 USDF Fall and 2008 USDF Spring Summary of Executive Board Meeting minutes, revised fourth edition of the Council and Committee Handbook, and the updated 2008 Bylaws and Policies & Procedures documents. 

The Executive Board Fall Meeting agenda and Executive Board conference call summary of minutes will be posted by November 21.

Access all of these documents on the USDF Web site.

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