ESSFTA Field Meeting

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel

4300 East Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona 85034



Per Field Vice-President David Sanford there is a modification to the Proposal for 20 Dog minimum.

  • Board of Governors Meeting will be discussion only!
  • There will be straw vote on this topic  at the NOC and NAC  Delegates meetings.
  • If the straw vote passes  then a formal proposal will be written and distributed  for the 2019 Annual Meeting.


Per Field Vice-President David Sanford there 3 additional topics of discussion that will be added the the Agenda.

  1. Proposal:  That a field trial must have 20 dogs in the Open and 20 dogs in the Amateur stake in order for the points to count. (This would be a change from the current 10 dog requirement.)
  2. Proposal:  Interclub Safety Chairs must approve Gun Captains used for a trial.
  3. Proposal:  Review Interclub regions/boundaries and discuss possible realignment. 



Dear Field Governors,

Our annual meeting will be on Friday at 1 pm preceding the BOG meetings Saturday.  We have alot to go over and I am attaching the preliminary agenda and some proposals and other documents to read ahead of time.  Please discuss with your clubs.

If you have any additions to the agenda, including any proposals, please send these to me by the end of the week.  I would be more than happy to add them.

Please join me Thursday evening at 7:00 in the hotel bar or where we can find a spot for an open discussion on items of importance to your inner club.

I would ask the field governors to reach out in advance of the meeting to your clubs and members and bring their ideas and concerns.  You are their representative and you have been chosen for your valued opinions and voice in the discussion.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 417-988-3600 or email me at

David Sanford, CPA

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ESSFTA Spring 2018 Annual Meeting



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April 2018

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