Monthly Archives: January 2009

Meeting minutes (2009-01-29)

Agenda & Reports

Reports 

President:
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VP:
-Added 501(c)(3) status to website
-Investigated spam filters for NASC emails

Secretary:
-Minutes Updated

Treasurer:
-Reported 501(c)(3) status has been granted for NASC

Conservation:
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PR & Ed:
-Making contacts regarding newsletter contributions and content

Plant Materials:
-Working on international shipping for NASC

At Large:
--

Agenda Items:
-501(c)(3) acceptance
-Skype for meetings

Reminders:
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Meeting

Meeting began at approximately 8:05 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Treffkorn & Yin, Secretary Pro Tem
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Jonathan Treffkorn, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Administrator of Plant Materials

Members and Visitors:
-

Business:

NASC plant materials were discussed.

Jonathan will make a draft for the NASC wikipedia entry and submit it to the Board.

Mark reported that he has a meeting with the local Nature Conservancy to discuss projects for donation consideration.

Jonathan will update meeting schedule on Terraforums and the NASC Website.

Discussion was held on Newsletter ideas.

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

Meeting minutes (2009-01-22)

Agenda & Reports

Reports 

President:
-Looking in to net presence opportunities

VP:
-Updated NASC emails to reflect newly elected members and position changes

Secretary:
-Regular Business

Treasurer:
-

Conservation:
-

PR & Ed:
-Sent out email regarding NASC plants

Plant Materials:
-Registering with the USDA for permit to mail small seed lots
-Looking for growing committee recruits

Agenda Items:
-Auction date setting & planning
-Biannual fee & Taxes

-Vote on 2009-10 Board Meeting schedule

Reminders:
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Meeting

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Treffkorn & Yin, Secretary Pro Tem
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Jonathan Treffkorn, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Administrator of Plant Materials
Greg Nevels, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
Steph

Business:

Discussion was held on having a Facebook group account for the NASC.  Suzanne will create a group.

Discussion was held regarding NASC plants and growers.

Dave reported membership renewals.  Discussion was held on the Nebraska Biannual fee.

JC will be making calls regarding small seed lot shipments, the FDA and CITES.

Discussion was held on auction.  Auction will take place April 11-25th.

JC made a motion to keep board meetings the 2nd thursday of every month at 9:00 EST.  Jonathan seconded the motion.  Voted and passed without contest.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 10:00 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2009-01-15)

Meeting began at approximately 8:05 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Treffkorn, Secretary Pro Tem
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Jonathan Treffkorn, Head of PR & Education
J.C. Stoner, Administrator of Plant Materials

Members and Visitors:
-

Business:

Jonathan reported changes in Secretary position.  Arthur and Jonathan will be sharing responsibilities in the job until a replacement is found.

JC applied for an account with a USDA for the NASC.  This is the first step in certifying the NASC for internationally shipping of small seed lots.

Suzanne will be sending an email to the Board regarding the auction.  Preliminary plans are to hold the auction in April.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:21 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2009-01-08)

Elections

Meeting began at approximately 8:05 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

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

Members and Visitors:
none

Business:
A new board was elected with 6 returning members and a new Member At Large, Greg Nevels.  Unfortunately, Noah Elhardt and Mike Howlett is unable to serve as board members for this coming year.  We wish them both all the best in their new endeavors and we want to thank them for the years of service.

The 2009 board is:

Greg Nevels - Member At Large
J.C. Stoner - Head of Plant Materials Programs
Jonathan Treffkorn - Head of Public Relations and Education
Mark Todd - Head of Conservation
David Schloat - Treasurer
Jonathan Treffkorn - interim Secretary
Arthur Yin - Vice President
Suzanne Hedderly - President

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:35 PM Central