Meeting Minutes – 10/25/2012

Thursday, October 25, 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!

  • NASC will open a comment period on a plan to divert funds from the intended Dulany Bog project - still in the planning stages - to a critically important North Carolina mountain bog project that would immediately put funds raised during the 2012 auction to use helping restore habitat for S. purpurea and S. jonesiiUPDATE: Emily has posted a request for comment from interested parties, including those who donated during the auction, at TerraForums. You may comment from now until the Board votes on November 8th. The amount requested may be about $1500.
  •  Yann (in Europe) successfully received the seeds Vic has sent
  • The Nature Conservatory will be receiving plant donations on behalf of NASC for a native plant display at a community center at the Boiling Spring Lakes Preserve.
  • The land agreement waivers have been received by the landowner of the rescue site in the Florida panhandle. We're on our way to a rescue!

Meeting was adjourned at 10:00 PM