BOARD OF MANAGERS MEETING
Laurence Cutts, President, called the meeting to order at 11:30 a.m.. Eastern Time. Those present included:
Elmore Herman, President
Bert Kelley, Ridge Association Representative (Treasurer)
Malcolm T. Sanford, Executive Secretary
David Webb, Vice-President
Edward K. Peach,
Capt Tony Hogg,
Representatives in attendance: Roll call
to obtain quorum; 3 associations represented for voting purposes: Nancy Gentry (Northeast Florida Honey Bee
Assn), Bert Kelley (Ridge Assn.), Gary Ranker (
Discussion of Farm to Fuel program for the State Fair and Farm to Fuel Program (oil seed crops, biodiesel) http://www.floridafarmtofuel.com/ . He will look into this as part of next year’s fair activities.
Due to other exigencies, no firm budget was presented. Discussion, however, as in the general meeting that it will not vary much. Nevertheless, Bert will be using about $11,000 for the State Fair, the printing budget will be increased to $3,500. A full budget will be presented to the membership in the next issue of The Florida Beekeeper.
Discussion of membership development. Elmore Herman appointed Special Assistant to the President in this capacity. He will be legislative and membership liaison, particularly interacting with local associations concerning their activities and how they might relate to those if the Florida State Beekeepers Association. He is to be provided a budget of $3,000 for these activities.
Discussion about the next summer meeting. No specific invitation received. Again, Elmore Herman to assist in this effort.
Meeting adjourned 12:10 p.m.