Meeting minutes 01/12/2012

Thursday January 12th 2011

Meeting began at approximately 9:00 PM Eastern

Board Members Attendance Status:

Emily Troiano, President - present
Ryan Kitko, Vice President - present
Yann Rodenas, Secretary - present
Sheila Stewart, Treasurer - Present
Joe Granville, Head of PR and Education – Present
Mark Todd, Head of Conservation - present
Victor Holland, Administrator of Plant Materials - Present
Kris Hardy, Member at Large - absent

- Elections were held. Emily was nominated for President, Ryan was nominated for Vice President, Yann was nominated for Secretary, Sheila was nominated for Treasurer, Joe was nominated for Member-at-Large, Mark was nominated for Head of Conservation, and Victor was nominated for Administrator of Plant Materials. All nominations were seconded and each was accepted. A voice vote was taken and all were elected to the nominated positions. This leaves the Head of PR and Education position open, which can be filled by a simple majority vote of the Board.
- Examined the potential Florida S. leucophylla rescue site via county GIS records and google street view to determine the location of the plants and the landowner
- Mark will contact the landowner of the parcel of interest to explain our mission and what we are looking to do on his property. If he shows interest, we will formally request permission and go from there.
- Discussed secondary auction ideas


Ended at 10:15pm PM Eastern.