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Board Meeting – October 16, 2008

NEWFC Board – Minutes

October 16, 2008

NRCS Conference Room

Next NEWFC board meeting at SCCD

Attending board members & staff: Lloyd McGee (president), Jeff Juel, Tim Coleman (secretary); Claudia Michalke (executive director); Russ Vaagen, Mike Petersen, Ron Gray (treasurer); David Heflick, Maurice Williamson, Dick Dunton

Absent Board Members: Bob Playfair, Derrick Knowles, Steve West

Also attending: Rick DeAngelo

-- Meeting commenced @ 3:30 PM


1. Minutes approved

2. Old Business

3. Committee reports

1. Minutes – Jeff motioned to approve, Dave seconded (unanimous)

2. Old Business

A. Treasurer’s report – net is $9,213.98. Tim moved to approve, Maurice seconded. Approved.

3. Committee Reports

A. Executive Committee Report. Lloyd spoke about a proposed letter to editor in local newspapers. Motion to approve sending in the letter to the editor to Republic News-Miner, Newport News-Miner, and Colville Statesman-Examiner; moved by Mike, seconded by Tim (unanimous)

B. Education / Public Relations Committee

Field monitoring tours of Bangs and Burnt Valley were successful. This tour met one of our monitoring grant requirements. The committee is working on a press release about the tour and hopes to submit it to the Statesman-Examiner next week.

4. Public Comments

No public comments.

Meeting adjourned @ 4:40 PM