Monthly Archives: January 2008

Meeting minutes (2008-01-31)

Meeting began at approximately 8:04 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
Mike Howlett, Head Grower
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Head of Distribution
Open, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
Steph

Business:

Mike emailed the board a NASC Seed roster.  Reported that three volunteers will be coming in to help with greenhouse work.  Also reported other parties expressing interest in becoming growers.

A discussion was held on active NASC growers.  Growers will be contacted for scheduled plant-update reports.

A minimum of 5 packets of seeds per location will be held back for NASC growing (ie, remain out of Seed bank distribution.)

A discussion was held on seed location procedures and policies.

Jonathan reported that old minutes have been archived and new minutes have been uploaded and published to the new site.  Old minutes will continue to be archived.

Noah reported that an article has been received for the newsletter.

Mark will be leading a tour of ~20 people for the Dogwood Alliance and will be handing out NASC brochures.

Voted for mark to be issued gas money to make a trip to a number of sites to survey in the South Carolina area.  Quorum not present at time of vote- vote will be reintroduced.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 10:01 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2008-01-24)

Meeting began at approximately 8:04 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Arthur Yin, Vice President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
David Schloat, Treasurer
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Head of Distribution
Open, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
Steph

Business:

Suzanne made reported on status updates from NASC members.

Noah reported that for the upcoming newsletter, an introduction for JC will be featured.  Noah also reported web updates.

JC reported that work has begun on Seedbank Policies and Procedures

Mark reported that a phone meeting is planned for himself, Suzanne and a leading member of the Dogwood Alliance.

Jonathan reported that minutes uploading will continue.  Also reported: updates have been made to the bylaws page to reflect hardcopies.

Arthur made reports on the website.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:37 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2008-01-17)

Meeting began at approximately 8:03 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
JC Stoner, Head of Distribution
Empty, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
Steph

Business:

Mark introduced a discussion on affiliations with other nonprofit groups.

Noah reported newsletter and website progress.  Ideas for articles for the upcoming newsletter should be submitted within the coming weeks.

JC reported that he will start working with Mike on distribution procedures.

Dave reported that January will be a busy month; Will be sending out membership database, requestion dues from Board.

Jonathan made a report on minute.  Presented a motion to accept meeting schedule as posted (Monthly meetings taking place on the 2nd thursday of every month.)  Dave seconded the motion; was passed without contest.

Suzanne requested monthly financial reports and growers reports to be submitted by email to the board by the head of each responective section.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:16 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2008-01-10)

Elections Meeting began at approximately 8:14 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mike Howlett, Head Grower
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
Arthur Yin, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
J. C. Stoner (itlnstln37 ; Xvart)
Ben
Steph

Election business:

Suzanne Hedderly was nominated for President.
Jonathan Treffkorn and Arthur Yin were nominated for Vice President.  Both declined nomination.
Jonathan Treffkorn and Arthur Yin were nominated for Secretary.
David Schloat was nominated for Treasurer
Noah Elhardt was nominated for Head of PR/Education.
Mike Howlett was nominated for Head Grower.
Mark Todd was nominated for Head of Conservation
JC Stoner was nominated for Head of Distribution
Arthur Yin was nominated for VP Pro Tem
No nominations were made for the At Large position.

After votes were cast, the new board lineup is as follows:

Suzanne Hedderly, President
Arthur Yin, Vice President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mike Howlett, Head Grower
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Head of Distribution
Open, At Large Position

Business:

Dave reported that he will continue work on 5013c paperwork.
A motion for Dave to seek assistance with tax work for the NASC was carried by the Board.

Discussion was held on membership in regards to the NASC website.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 10:02 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2008-01-03)

Meeting began at approximately 8:04 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
Mike Howlett, Head Grower
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
Jeremiah Harris, Head of Distribution

Members and Visitors:
Ben
Steph

Business:

Jonathan reported that updating the minutes on the new web site has begun.

A discussion was held on sending regular member reminders and updates for interested parties.

Noah reported updates to the NASC website including payment methods for membership fees and donations.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:14 PM Central