August 7, 2011

Meeting was called to order by Vice President Alex Morgan at Prush Park multicultural center at 10:45 am.

Present:   President Loyd Monaco      Vice President Alex Morgan
Treasurer Roger Lane      Secretary Joseph Hidalgo
Associate Sonia Dyer      Associate and mini show director Kathi Cambiano
Associate Joel Parker      Past President and Librarian Linda Delgado
Board Member Emeritus and Program Director Bill Kurtz      Annual sale chair Peter Beiersdorfer
Annual show chair Jaan Lepson      
Absent:   Affiliate Rep. Tony Bassano      Annual Show and Sale director Bill Gringas
  Membership Sandy Carter      Newsletter Rich Kroll
  Hospitality Vicky and Anthony Ortiz      

MINUTES: July’s minutes are approved with notations.

TREASURER: The current balance is $24,967.35.

MEMBERSHIP: 159 from 158.


LIBRARY: Linda is switching with Loyd as librarian. A motion was made and passed to buy the new addition Aloes of South Africa.

SEPTEMBER PROGRAM: Ernesto Sandoval switches to Peter B on a demo on cultivation/growing from seed.

AFFILIATE: There are no additions.

MINI SHOW: Changes in place from 3 to 5 plants.

SPRING SHOW: We need to write and deliver the checks for the Buchser split from last sale for the science and art depts. (60 science/ 40 art dept)

   We are having issues securing the location with the Peterson Secretary posting our event on the schools calendar, making our date more concrete. Next month we need to spearhead taking care of our mailers. (Print cards with Map and directions to Peterson) We also need to work out insurance, and if we can BBQ at new location.
   To Do List also includes: Peter B. + 1 to wrangle the volunteer list and sign-up sheet.
   In concerning small vendors, we are buying sku sheets for club members who want to sell at the show, eliminating our double tag system. Each seller may rent a vendor number and 5-10 price skus they would most likely use. We may have 10 small vendors who may want to sell at our club.
   A motion was made and passed For the Board to back Peter and show chairs up on decisions concerning future shows.
   A motion was made and passed to increase the showbucks from $5 to $10.

BY-LAWS: There are no additions.

OLD BUSINESS: Donations to Buchser, 60/40 to science and Art Depts. Roger will furnish when Bill confirms.

NEW BUSINESS: Discussed above.

Meeting adjourned at 12:12 pm

Next Meeting will be on September 10, 2011 at the Prush Park Muticutural center at 10:30 am.