Monthly Archives: June 2012

Meeting Minutes 6/28/2012

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Meeting began at 9:10 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President – present
Yann Rodenas, Secretary – absent
Sheila Stewart, Treasurer – present
Shane Myers, Head of PR and Education – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation – present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials – absent
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guest: Zuzana Srostlik - Welcome!

Business:

  • Auction: Emily heard from one delinquent auction item that has payment on the way. One other is still out of contact.
  • Due to excessive unexcused absences and unforeseen circumstances, Board Member-at-Large Joe Granville has resigned his position according to our bylaws (section 5.15).
  • Mark has not heard from the property owner at our potential Florida rescue site to reschedule the on-site visit, but he will call as soon as possible.
  • Mark is also still working with landowners and conservation organizations near Boiling Spring Lakes, NC to donate the proceeds of our recent auction.
  • Shane has several items set for the next newsletter. He will be assembling it in the next few weeks once Ryan gets his pieces finished.

Meeting ended at approximately 9:50 PM

Meeting Minutes 6/21/2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Meeting began at 9:10 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President – present
Yann Rodenas, Secretary – absent
Sheila Stewart, Treasurer – present
Shane Myers, Head of PR and Education – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation – present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials – absent
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – present
Joe Granville, Member-at-Large - absent
Guest: Zuzana Srostlik - Welcome!

Business:

  • Working on article for CPN - Shane will continue to work on the article. Sheila will take photos of NASC plants and send them to Shane for the article. We're pushing the article back to the next issue.
  • Shane asked for submissions to our newsletter, Ryan is working on writing up the auction summary.
  • Auction: Sheila notified us of two unpaid auctions. Emily will send a message to the auction winners notifying them of a 24 hour last chance before the item is offered to the next highest bidder.
  • Board voted to accept plants from Lois and pay for shipping; Sheila will care for them until the next auction.
  • Mark unfortunately had to cancel his flight to the meeting with the land owner of the potential rescue site in Florida. The land owner had to reschedule the appointment.
  • The Grow Reports database is functional and now accepting submissions! There is a guide on how to enter data if you are growing plants for NASC.
  • Congratulations to Board member Victor Holland and his wife on their new baby, Parker Holland, born June 19, 2012!

Meeting ended at approximately 9:50 PM

Meeting Minutes 6/14/2012

Thursday, June 14th 2012
Meeting began at approximately 9:00 PM Eastern

Board Members Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President - Present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - Present
Yann Rodenas, Secretary - Present
Sheila Stewart, Treasurer - Present
Shane Myers, Head of PR and Education – Absent
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - Present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - Present
Matt Kaelin, Member at Large - Present
Joe Granville, Member at Large - Absent

- NASC is debating the use of an herbicide or burn approach at Dulany Bog. Which is best and how to build consensus among all parties involved?
- Mark will be traveling to the Pensacola site next week to meet the land owner on the site identified as a potential rescue.

Ended at 10:25 PM Eastern

Meeting Minutes 6/7/2012

Thursday June 7th, 2012

Meeting was called to order at approximately 9:00pm.

Emily Troiano, President - Present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - Present
Yann Rodenas, Secretary - Present
Sheila Stewart, Treasurer - Present
Shane Myers, Head of PR and Education – Present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - Present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - Present
Matt Kaelin, Member at Large - Present
Joe Granville, Member at Large - Absent
Guest: Zuzana Srostlik, Welcome!

- Unpaid auctions will be offered to the next highest bidder
- Vic will draft an article for CPN/Drumondii regarding the Dulany bog project

Meeting was adjourned at approximately 10:10pm

Meeting Minutes 5/31/2012

Thursday May 31st 2012

Meeting was called to order at approximately 9:00pm.

Emily Troiano, President - Present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - Present
Yann Rodenas, Secretary - Present
Sheila Stewart, Treasurer - Present
Shane Myers, Head of PR and Education – Present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - Present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - Present
Matt Kaelin, Member at Large - Present
Joe Granville, Member at Large - Absent
Guest: Zuzana Srostlik, Welcome!

- Arthur made a trip out to Dulany bog
- Vic will email Brian Barnes (ICPS Conservation Director) to get potential interest in the Dulany Bog project
- NASC 2012 auction business: Only 3 more items are as of yet unpaid.
Items not paid by June 4th will be offered to the 2nd highest bidder
- Our contact at the potential rescue site in Florida has responded to Emily's e-mail and would like to schedule a meeting at the site. Emily will call and suggest a conference call.

Meeting was adjourned at approximately 10:15pm