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Meeting Minutes 1/17/2013

Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Meeting began at 9:00 PM Eastern

Board Member 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 – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation – present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials – present
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guests: Warren, Zuzanna – Welcome!

Business:

  • Elected officials for the board are as follows:

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

  • A response regarding The Dogwood Alliance email will be postponed
  • Sheila will draft Treasurers reports
  • Thank you to California Carnivores for working with us regarding the Save a Flytrap project!
  • Vic will review grower guidelines and criteria

Meeting ended at approximately 10:30 PM

Meeting Minutes 1/10/2013

Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Meeting began at 9:00 PM Eastern

Board Member 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 – present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation – present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials – present
Matt Kaelin, Member-at-Large – absent
Guests: Warren, Zuzanna – Welcome!

Business:

  • Thanks to Mark, Vic and Sheila for going down to Pensacola and rescuing 100 plants from the rescue site! The trip has attracted much attention towards our growing program.
  • Ryan has sent out tax deductions receipts for donations received during our 2012 auction
  • Elections for the 2013 Board will be next Thursday! Please send nominations to Yann Rodenas at [email protected]

Meeting ended at approximately 10:15 PM

Meeting Minutes 12/27/2012

Thursday, December 27th, 2012
Meeting began at 9:00 PM Eastern

Board Member 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 – absent
Guests: Warren – Welcome!

Business:

  • Mark is reporting that Week's Bay has 60 volunteers! Thank you all for your support!
  • Tim Day from the Community and Environment Bureau of Water Quality and Land Management Division has requested more information regarding the rescue site in Pensacola, FL.
  • Our annual Board of Directors elections are coming up. Nominations for any position will be accepted until 9 PM Eastern on 1/17/2013 at the election meeting. Nominations can be made by e-mailing Yann Rodenas at [email protected].
  • We will have a special meeting on Sunday, 12/30/2012 at 9 PM Eastern to discuss plans for the upcoming rescue and relocation.

Meeting ended at approximately 9:41PM

Meeting Minutes 12/13/2012

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Meeting began at 9:00 PM Eastern

Board Member 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 – absent
Guests: Zuzana & Warren– Welcome!

  • An article was published regarding the Pensacola rescue.
  • Minor details regarding the trip down to the rescue sites were discussed
  • Shane is finalizing T-shirts for the rescue mission
  • The next Skype meeting will occur Saturday December 15th at 9pm

Meeting ended at approximately 10:10 PM

Meeting Minutes 12/6/2012

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Meeting began at 9:00 PM Eastern

Board Member 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 – absent
Guests: Zuzana & Warren– Welcome!

  • Jim Miller will be present to film the rescue on one of the Florida sites
  • Vote: $200 will go toward the southern Florida volunteer group for gas money
  • All volunteer liability waivers will be handed over to the rescue site property owners at least 1 week prior to the rescue
  • The Nature Conservancy will receive a large portion of the rescued plants

Meeting ended at approximately 10:25PM