Monthly Archives: August 2013

Meeting Minutes 8/29/2013

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Meeting began at 9:06 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President – present
Heather Williams, 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
Yann Rodenas, Member-at-Large – absent
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guests: Ben, Warren, and Zuzana – Welcome!

Business:

  • Ben Rush has made a Facebook page that focuses on conservation in the hopes of networking and passing along information to those that can help one another in conservation efforts.
  • Emily goes through an old list of projects that have not yet been finished. The group goes over what needs to be done in order to finish the projects. We are focusing on Boiling Spring Lakes land purchase and The Venus Flytrap Project. We discuss.

Meeting ended at approximately 9:47 PM

Meeting Minutes 8/22/2013

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Meeting began at 9:10 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President – present
Heather Williams, 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
Yann Rodenas, Member-at-Large – absent
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – present
Guests: Ben, Warren, and Zuzana – Welcome!

Business:

  • Member-at-Large Matt Kaelin made it to the meeting tonight so the group took some time to catch up.
  • Vic talks about flava in North Carolina.
  • Ben wants to create a page to connect conservation news with those concerned.

The meeting ended at 10:28pm.

Meeting Minutes 8/15/2013

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
Meeting began at 9:10 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President – present
Heather Williams, 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
Yann Rodenas, Member-at-Large – absent
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guests: Warren, and Zuzana – Welcome!

Business:

  • The group reminisces about the auction and how well it has gone over the last few years.
  • Vic talks about possible tissue culture options.
  • The members vote on who will be manning the NASC booth at the NECPS Annual Plant Show at the end of September.

Meeting ended at approximately 9:45 PM

Meeting Minutes 8/8/2013

Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Meeting began at 9:06 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President – absent
Heather Williams, 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
Yann Rodenas, Member-at-Large – absent
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guests: Ben, Warren, and Zuzana – Welcome!

Business:

  • Mark, Vic and Sheila recently visited the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden in Wilmington, NC. There has been a lot of poaching going on in the gardens. The group discusses the garden and what is happening there.
  • The group talks about upcoming events that we might get involved in or attend.

Meeting ended at approximately 9:50 PM