Meeting minutes (2009-02-05)

Agenda & Reports

Reports

President:
- Sent message to request space for 2009 auction at Terraforums
- Will make call regarding plant shipment this weekend

Vice President
:
- Continuing correspondance with Foundation Center regarding 501(c)(3) privacy concern
- Tested Skype with another board member
- Requested looking in to Bylaws updates to reflect changes

Secretary Pro Tem
:
- Minutes updated

Treasurer:
- Need to get '09 dues letters out
- Confirmed that biannual fee for NE state still required, regardless of standing with IRS
- Had the latest bank statement posted to google docs

Conservation:
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PR & Ed:
- Continuing work on Newsletter draft
- Still need to update Wikipedia entries on the NASC
- Updated Board meeting schedule on NASC site and Terraforums

Plant Materials:
- One further seed request
- Notified of absence for this weekly, and coming board meeting

Agenda Items:
- Auction ideas/discussion
- Discussion regarding Skype for future meetings
- Review Bylaws regarding changes

Reminders:
- Reminder to think about what organization(s) we can assist from the upcoming auction.

Meeting

Meeting began at approximately 8:00 PM Central

Those in Attendance:

Board:
Suzanne Hedderly, President
Jonathan Treffkorn, Secretary Pro Tem
David Schloat, Treasurer
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation
Jonathan Treffkorn, Head of PR & Education
Greg Nevels, At Large Position

Members and Visitors:
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Business:

Suzanne reported that the NASC has permission to hold the auction on Terraforums.

Newsletter was discussed.  Dates for publishing should be Jan, April, July and Oct.
Jonathan will be making a small update newsletter and sending out a draft this week.

Have input and possible changes for bylaws prepared by next meeting.

All Board members will purchase a microphone to try conduct meetings using skype.  The meeting on February 19th will be the first test meeting on skype.

The meeting was called to a close at approximately 9:22 PM Central