The Board of Directors consists of not less than four but not more than five members in good standing. Director terms rotate and are for three years. Annually in the summer, the membership elects one or two new Directors who take office after the close of the Annual Meeting.
Rocky Mountain Llama and Alpaca Association, Inc. (RMLA) was founded at an organizational meeting in Fountain, Colorado, in the summer of 1983 by a group of llama owners who were interested in learning and sharing their knowledge about raising, caring for and breeding llamas. On October 5, 1983, RMLA filed for incorporation with the State of Colorado. On April 10, 1985, RMLA was granted 501 (c) (5) Non-Profit status by the Internal Revenue Service.
The RMLA Mission Statement is to educate the members and the public as to the breeding, raising, care and use of llamas and alpacas.