Monthly Archives: April 2011

Meeting minutes (2011-04-28)

2011-04-28

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Board Members Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President - present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - present
Joseph Clemens, Secretary - present
Shiela Stewart, Treasurer - absent
Joe Granville, Head of PR and Education – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - absent
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - present
Yann Rodenas, Member at Large - present
Kris Hardy, Member at Large - present

Business:

> 2011 Auction status - doing well

> Location specific NASC seedlings being offered by a former board member, we look forward to receiving them

> Ryan waiting for Nebraska biennial report paperwork

> Joe continuing work to relocate web content to new host

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 8:42 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2011-04-21)

2011-04-21

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Board Members Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President - present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - present
Joseph Clemens, Secretary - present
Shiela Stewart, Treasurer - present
Joe Granville, Head of PR and Education – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - present
Yann Rodenas, Member at Large - present
Kris Hardy, Member at Large - present

Business:

> Ryan working on Nebraska biennial report, which affects 501(c)3 status; working with Joe Griffin to update.

> Paypal is working, payments can be sent via [email protected]

> Watch out for deadbeat traders in auction

> Auction starts on Saturday, 23 April 2011

> Everyone take a minute to observe auctions to ensure rules are observed during

> Grokthis database controls may be publicly accessible - possibly leaving us vulnerable to security breaches -- should look strongly into migrating completely to DreamHost

> Various legal issues were discussed

> Board agrees to offer to pay shipping on NASC seedling plants to be distributed to grower's committee

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:01 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2011-04-14)

2011-04-14

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Board Members Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President - present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - present
Joseph Clemens, Secretary - absent
Shiela Stewart, Treasurer - absent
Joe Granville, Head of PR and Education – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - absent
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - absent
Kris Hardy, Member at Large - present
Yann Rodenas, Member at Large - present

Business:

>Auction: Forums at TF require sticky posts at the top. Emily suggested FAQ post, as well. Joe posted advertisements on all the other forums. Get the rules up ASAP; keep advertizing! Delegate the different jobs. Share moderating burden: bid increments being followed, no chatting in auction forums, etc.

>Mark's PBS interview: Things he can talk about in the interview?

>Non-profit biennial report due in Nebraska. Ryan is in contact with Joe Griffin, who is forwarding the paperwork to him. We will maintain Joe as the Registered Agent.

>Newsletter: Joe requested that board members look at his list of proposed articles and report to him which ones you want to take on. The old newsletter will released before the auction; the new newsletter will be edited by Joe and set to be released by summer.

Meeting ended at 8:50 PM Central

Meeting minutes (2011-04-07)

2011-04-07 Monthly

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Board Members Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President - present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - present
Joseph Clemens, Secretary - present
Shiela Stewart, Treasurer - present
Joe Granville, Head of PR and Education – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - present
Yann Rodenas, Member at Large - present
Kris Hardy, Member at Large - present

Business:

Discussion of NASC auction beneficiary:

> Pinch Gut Ridge (Green Swamp)

> Boiling Spring Lakes - sites scattered throughout town

> Half of auction proceedes donated to beneficiary

> Voted on location to support with proceedes from NASC auction --- Unanimous vote for Boiling Spring Lakes

> Joe discussed Newsletter development

> Treasurer turnover in process, finally

> Paypal issues - must be investigated and corrected, before auction

> Mark being interviewed for PBS video this weekend (9-10 April 2011)

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:07 PM Central