February 7, 2010

Call to Order by President Linda Delgado at the Prusch Park Meeting Hall at 10:45 A.M.

Present:   President Linda Delgado      Board Member Emeritus Bill Kurtz
Vice President Chuck Breese      Associate Director Tony Bassano
Secretary Sandy Carter      Associate Director Kathi Cambiano
Absent:   Associate Director Sonia Dyer      
Associate Director Aylene Daggett      
Absent:   Treasurer Roger Lane      
Past President Bill Munkacsy      

LAST MONTHíS MINUTES for the Board of Directors Meeting on January 10, 2010, were approved.

TREASURER: The balance as of January 1, 2010, is approx. $16,335.

MEMBERSHIP: With renewals, the total membership is now 131 people. We need to review the benefits packet that we provide to new members. Sandy to come up with a monthly notice for our courier announcing new members.

HOSPITALITY: Thanks to Anthony and Vicki Ortiz for helping out with this function!

The March PROGRAM will be a hands-on demonstration by Keith Taylor on growing and displaying caudiciforms. Keith is the 2010 President of the Sacramento Cactus and Succulent Society.

LIBRARY: There has been a steady stream of interest from our new members. Linda indicates that most of the books she brings get checked out.

AFFILIATE: Tony has stepped in and assured that our clubís Spring and Fall shows will be advertised in the CSA journals.

MINI SHOW: Do we want to change the rules for the criteria for open / novice / advanced? Some questions as to if a person needs to move up after that level criteria has been met, or if they can stay where they are. It was discussed that they can stay at the level they are by their choice.

SPRING SHOW: Because Easter is on April 4, 2010, we will be having our Spring show on April 10 & 11. Bill K. has reserved the space at Buchser School.

FALL SHOW: Oct. 3 & 4 at Buchser School. Bill K. has reserved the space.

BY-LAWS: Sonia has volunteered to spearhead the updating of our Operating Procedures and our By-Laws. We need to determine where within our website the By-Laws should reside.

OLD BUSINESS: The 2010 California Garden insurance for our club meeting room has been paid.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 A.M.

The next meeting will be on March 7, 2010, at the Prusch Park Meeting Hall at 10:30 A.M.

Submitted by the club secretary,
Sandy Carter