Monthly Archives: September 2008

Meeting minutes (2008-09-25)

Meeting began at approximately 8:05 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Head of Distribution

Members and Visitors:
Greg
Michael

Business:

Jonathan reported via email:  Nothing new to report; no meeting last week, so no minutes.

JC reported that he will be purchasing colour and B&W copies of the most recent newsletter to bring to the NECPS show.  Also, JC will be bringing some seedbank seeds for sale / promo for the show, as well as a list of seeds available via the seedbank.
JC also reported that new seedbank seed requests have come in.

Noah reported that work on the newsletter is continuing, and finalization is pending response from contacted members/surveyors.

Greg will be doing some research on wetlands legislation and how the NASC can work with legislators.

Mark reported that pending the completion of applications, he will be allowed to perform a field seed-collection within The Nature Conservancy (in NC) property on behalf of the NASC.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:43 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2008-09-11)

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Arthur Yin, Vice President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
Noah Elhardt, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Head of Distribution

Members and Visitors:
Steph

Business:

Arthur reported website status via email.  Several updates were attempted but failed due to technical issues.

Jonathan reported minutes status via email.  All of the minutes are up to date.

JC reported two new seedbank requests.

Noah reported that he has been in contact with volunteers regarding educational information.  Noah will be contacting Adam for further web assistance.  Work on the newsletter is continuing and the draft for the board should be ready within the next two weeks.

Dave reported that the 501 c 3 paperwork is complete and will be mailed out.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:24 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2008-09-04)

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
J.C. Stoner, Head of Distribution
Open, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
Greg
Steph
Michael

Business:

Dave reported a PayPal update and new payments received.  501 c 3 paperwork will be sent out pending the finalization of documents by the board.

Dave will be sending Jim Miller a check for all of the Lost Worlds DVDs which that NASC currently holds (for sale on the web site) together with payment for recently-sold DVDs.

A discussion was held on the NASC presence at the NECPS show.  JC and Dave will be attending on behalf of the NASC.

JC made a motion for the NASC to reimburse up to $500 for presence at the NECPS; to include transport and room.  Jonathan seconded the motion.  Passed without contest.

Jonathan made a motion to accept Michale Newman as a member to the NASC despite PayPal issues.  JC seconded the motion.  Voted in the affirmative by all board members by present of by email; motion was passed unanimously.

Member Michael reported that he has been contacted by Noah in regards to helping with education work.

Member Greg reported that he will soon be able to submit further site surveys.

JC sent a report via email outlining seed bank progress.

Mark reported nothing new.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:08 PM Central