July 1, 2012 CSSSJ

Meeting was called to order by President Loyd Monaco at Prush Park multicultural center at 11:11 am.

Present: President/librarian Loyd Monaco
Vice President Alex Morgan
Secretary Joseph Hidalgo
Treasurer Roger Lane
Associate/Mini Show director Kathi Cambiano
Associate Sonia Dyer
Associate Joel Parker

Absent: Past President Linda Delgado
Board Member emeritus/Program Director Bill Kurtz
Membership Sandy Carter
Show and Sale chairs Jaan Lepson & Peter Beiersdorfer
Hospitality Vicky and Anthony Ortiz
Newsletter Rich Kroll
Affiliate Rep. Tony Bassano
Annual Show and Sale director Bill Gingras

Minutes: Minutes for June are approved with notations.

Treasurer: Our current balance as of July 1, 2012 is $ 23,858
Expenses: (-)
  • Web Site Renewal $150 Kroll
  • Courier May/June 103.91 Kurtz
  • Speaker Fee for June $150 Richard Bernard
  • Rent Meeting Hall/City of San Jose $55
  • Mini Show Materials $ 40.98 Cambiano
  • Repo $2.11 Hidalgo
  • Donation $103 Ruth Bancroft Educational Center
  • Donation UC Santa Cruz Arboretum $500
Additional Income: (+) New memberships/Renewals $80

Membership: No Report.

Hospitality: No Report.

Library: No additions

  • August Program: Richard Wagner: Mesembs
  • September Program: Ted Kipping, The Drakensberg Mountains RSA.
  • Hypothetical, Fall Show and Sale Sept 29th and 30th.
  • The Monterey Show and Sale is Sept 19th and 20th.

Affiliate: Kathi to publish our Show And Sale in Z event online which The mercury news usually publishes from.

Mini-show: No additions.

Fall show: Location Peterson/Buscher? A committee is being formed to find out which location is going to have availability for our Fall Show & Sale. Committee head is Loyd, with Peter and Jaan as follow ups.

By-laws: New Policies made, Rich and our Website are updated.

Old Business:
  • The Monterey club will be taking a trip to Lotus land (2013) and a few nurseries in Southern California. It was proposed that San Jose tag along and pay for half of the expense. Roger agreed to be our point of contact, between our 2 clubs.
  • Kathi will research the cost of production(banners), as well as looking at the cost for getting show and sale banners(not done/update in August).
  • Roger wrote check for $103 to Ruth Bancroft Ed center.UC Santa Cruz check, was sent in the amount of $500.

New Business:
  • A motion was made and passed to allow Kathi to purchase a new laminator not to exceed $100 (Kathi is researching more options on a better laminator, so she can laminate club badges, cost will exceed $100, officers will vote on model and price in August via email)
  • Board Officers to brainstorm on a contingency plan for fall show. Should we have a Santa Cruz Arboretum trip?

Meeting Adjourned: 11:55pm