Monthly Archives: April 2014

Meeting Minutes 4/24/2014

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Meeting began at 9:15 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Shane Myers, Vice President – absent
Heather Williams, Secretary – present
Ryan Kitko, Treasurer – present
Ben Rush, Head of PR and Education – present
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 – Welcome!

Business:

  • $3,013.00 has been collected so far. We are still waiting on $134.00 to be sent from auction winners. All money is due by May 30th.
  • The group voted on sending $1,500.00 to Black Ankle Preserve to be allotted for a control burn. All present voted for.
  • Mark has obtained permission to relocate plants in Boiling Spring Lakes, NC from their habitat to a preserve in the same area.
  • Ben wants to use before and after photographs to show people that donate to NASC how they help.

Meeting ended at approximately 9:43 p.m.

Meeting Minutes 4/17/2014

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
Meeting began at 9:15 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Shane Myers, Vice President – absent
Heather Williams, Secretary – present
Ryan Kitko, Treasurer – absent
Ben Rush, 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
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guests: Warren – Welcome!

Business:

  • The small group discusses the auction and how it did this year compared to years past. Next year we should strive for better advertisement as well as finding a beneficiary earlier.
  • Mark informs us of a possible rescue/relocation.

Meeting ended at approximately 10:09 p.m.

Meeting Minutes 4/10/2014

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
Meeting began at 9:07 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Shane Myers, Vice President – present
Heather Williams, Secretary – present
Ryan Kitko, Treasurer – absent
Ben Rush, Head of PR and Education – present
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:

  • Ben spoke with the people from Black Ankle to get information to pass along to NASC members about where the funds raised from the auction will be going.
  • Mark is planning on talking to the Flytrap Brewery about a future partnership of some sort in the future.
  • The Flytrap Project is discussed by the group.

Meeting ended at approximately 10:07 p.m.

Meeting Minutes 4/3/2014

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Meeting began at 9:05 PM Eastern

Board Member Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President – present
Shane Myers, Vice President – present
Heather Williams, Secretary – present
Ryan Kitko, Treasurer – absent
Ben Rush, Head of PR and Education – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation – present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials – absent
Yann Rodenas, Member-at-Large – absent
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guests: Warren and Zuzana – Welcome!

Business:

  • Ben is waiting for a return email from Black Ankle to compile information for those interested in learning where this year's auction funds go to.
  • The auction has been going well so far with the exception of some minor mod requests.
  • Ben might be arranging new emails for the Board. And has other internet ideas!
  • There is discussion about what went wrong last year with the auction so we can be aware of what to watch for this year.

Meeting ended at approximately 9:58 p.m.