CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY OF SAN JOSE
November 5, 2017 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes


Attending: Linda Delgado, Kathi Cambiano, Sonia Dyer, Roger Lane, Monica Moran and Dan Martinez

Meeting called to order @ 10:37

Meeting was a round table

Invited members: Sonia Dyer, Linda Delgado, Kathi Cambiano, Roger Lane, Sandy Carter, Peter Beiersdorfer, Terri Koike, Asmita Deshpande, Jacky Wilk ,Janet Stevenson Richard Kroll, Therese McQuillen, Wes McPheeters, Joyce McPheeters, Monica Moran, Dan Martinez, Julia Xiong

Agenda:

  1. What motivates you personally to be a leader in this club?
  2. What would make you personally feel appreciated for the contribution you make?
  3. Specific improvements you would like the Board to make to improve the club near-term.

Sonia went around the room and asked each person there to answer the three agenda questions. The most often motivational answer was “Community” and learning to put their skills to work.
The group felt that some form of thanks was always nice.
There were several improvements or areas that could use clarification.

Kathi posted the answers that were given on the white board (please see below)

Meeting adjourned: 12:00: LD


Motivations

     

Recognition

     

Changes

Be best show/sale
Gain knowledge2
Community8
Service2
Put skills to work5
Share love of plants2
Feeling useful4
Positive/welcome environment
Sell to buy more4
Gaining skills
Gameification
Enjoy gardening
Healthy club
See new things/places
     
"Thanks"4
Private note6
That was useful
Gift of $, plant, pot2
Growth in responsibilities
Recognition for small successes
More members, $, benefits
Learning opportunities
Health of organization
Hugs2
Email
Share
     
Volunteer service hours for showbucks
Paypal for members
Showbucks - more
Clarify what constitutes small vendors
School grants
Scholarships
Mini show - educate with categories
Bylaws - update
Early shop perk Saturday am
5-10 min with ticket early shop