Monthly Archives: April 2007

Meeting minutes (2007-04-26)

NASC Meeting for April 26, 2007

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, Vice-President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education

Members and Visitors:
Ryan and Sara Stevenson
Steph

Business:

Reports were made:
Mark: Discussed conservation ideas pertaining to Dan's property with Barry Rice.

Jonathan: Collation of minutes, formatting, and uploading to website is under way.

Noah: Updating and getting ready for the coming NASC newsletter. The Board will be contacted with information requests for the newsletter. To be included in the next newsletter is a list of accomplishments of the NASC to date.

A discussion was held on the 2007 election plans. The preliminary plan is to have the auction start on June 9th at noon until 10:00 PM Eastern on June 23rd.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:05 PM Central

Drummondii: Spring 2007

This has been an exciting couple of months as we have been finalizing the structure and policies of the organization. Additionally, both field and propagation work is under way as we are working with a landowner to protect the Sarracenia population on his house development site, while elswhere thousands of location-data Sarracenia seedlings are being readied for shipment to growers.

You can read about all this and more in the first publication of our new quarterly newsletter, Drummondii. Download a pdf copy here.

Meeting minutes (2007-04-12)

NASC Monthly Board Meeting for April 12, 2007.

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Rose Witt, President
Suzanne Hedderly, Vice-President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mike Howlett, Head Grower
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Jeremiah Harris, Head of Distribution

Members and Visitors:
Ben
Steph

Business:

A discussion was held on the handling of seed material. Rose made a motion to accept seed bank policy and Distribution Policy and Procedures, Dave seconded. Passed without contest. The Distribution Policy and Procedure document can be found on the NASC website.

A discussion was held on legal bills. Rose will be paying the lawyer's fees with money sent from Dave. Dave will pay the Biennial Report Fee.

Mark reported that he was attempting to contact landowner Dan.

A discussion was held on Regional Head Growers. It was decided that the number of Regional Head Growers would be reduced to the number of potential Head Growers that had responded to Mike's contact and that the number would grow in to the originally planned number as the needs of the NASC expands.

A discussion was held on auctions. In order to preserve the annual nature of the NASC auctions, it was discussed that there should be an auction this year some time in the month of June. Suzanne agreed to lead the auction with the help of other board members. Dave agreed to send out a draft of rules and provisions for the next NASC Auction to aid in efficiency and protect participants. No vote was held.

Rose presented a bank document to the Board. It was agreed by the board that the provisions of the bank document falls under the ideas of the Treasurer as determined by the NASC. Rose agreed to find the date when the NASC set up the provisions for the position of Treasurer so that the bank document can be completed.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:30 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2007-04-05)

NASC Weekly Meeting for April 05, 2007.

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, Vice-President
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
Jeremiah Harris, Head of Distribution
Arthur Yin, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
Steph64

Business:

Reports were given:
-Arthur reported that the website has been updated and he is available to help Board member figure out the system.
-Dave is reported that checks have been transferred to the bank account without problems thus far and that he is ready to accept member dues for the board via paypal or check.
-A discussion was held on the Distribution Head Policies and Procedures and the formation and maintenance of NASC seed banks. Discussion was tabled until the Monthly Board Meeting so that a consensus could be reached.
-Mark lead a discussion on the site that he is working on with landowner Dan. The plan being discussed is to create a filled ditch which will divert the flow of runoff water from the lawn and house area in to the lake, away from the plants.
-Further discussion was tabled for the Monthly Meeting.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:00 PM Central