June 14th, 2017 Board Business Meeting Minutes
Attendance: Alex Perdomo, Angie Thul, Carol Courtney, Kevin Easton, Harry Folger, Margaret Smart, Nancy Palilonis, Joanie Tarala, Peter Chontos, Royal York, Cg, Fran Orfanoudakis, John Frankenfield, Lee Wisnioski and Andrea Harmon.
The meeting was called to order at 6:32 p.m. A quorum was called.
Old Business: Board meeting minutes were read then approved. Kevin makes a motion with Alex 2nd and the minutes were voted and approved.
Alex treasury report of an unreconciled balance of redacted.
Setting up an electronic ballot for the August voting on the Constitution and Bylaws it was decided to have them in a day before the election.
Have a variety of T-shirt sizes but anything over a large will have to be special ordered.
Trademark is going back and forth with e-mails.
Events committee needs to be set up by the end of July. Co-chairs are Holly and Gina.
New Business: Lee brought up about in the past how fun the honey tasting contest and hive painting contest were and would like to have them again.
Outreach for homeschoolers on June 30th.
Address and insurance are updated and paid for.
Kevin wanted a Workshop 101 around July 1st. Said he has many requests.
It was suggested a Q/A session at the Fun meetings.
Elections will be again in November to vote in the boards members.
Peter asked about entities as active members. It was discussed that entities or groups cannot vote but individuals can because they can become a paid member.
Royal would like to share his experience at a Fun meeting about the Baton Rouge Bee Lab.
The Bee College in August will have 2 tickets to be arranged.
Discussion about funding and seeking a property for the association, possibly from USDA loans for beekeepers.
Meeting adjourned at 7:28 p.m. by President Kevin Easton.
Respectfully submitted, by Angie Thul