NASC Monthly Board Meeting for April 12, 2007.
Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central
Those in Attendance:
Rose Witt, President
Suzanne Hedderly, Vice-President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mike Howlett, Head Grower
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Jeremiah Harris, Head of Distribution
Members and Visitors:
A discussion was held on the handling of seed material. Rose made a motion to accept seed bank policy and Distribution Policy and Procedures, Dave seconded. Passed without contest. The Distribution Policy and Procedure document can be found on the NASC website.
A discussion was held on legal bills. Rose will be paying the lawyer's fees with money sent from Dave. Dave will pay the Biennial Report Fee.
Mark reported that he was attempting to contact landowner Dan.
A discussion was held on Regional Head Growers. It was decided that the number of Regional Head Growers would be reduced to the number of potential Head Growers that had responded to Mike's contact and that the number would grow in to the originally planned number as the needs of the NASC expands.
A discussion was held on auctions. In order to preserve the annual nature of the NASC auctions, it was discussed that there should be an auction this year some time in the month of June. Suzanne agreed to lead the auction with the help of other board members. Dave agreed to send out a draft of rules and provisions for the next NASC Auction to aid in efficiency and protect participants. No vote was held.
Rose presented a bank document to the Board. It was agreed by the board that the provisions of the bank document falls under the ideas of the Treasurer as determined by the NASC. Rose agreed to find the date when the NASC set up the provisions for the position of Treasurer so that the bank document can be completed.
The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:30 PM Central