MINUTES

Reorganization Meeting

Tan-Tar-A Resort

Room 61

December 4, 2002

 

Present  
Eli Mast, President Roger Hansen, NRCS Area Conservationist
Steve Hopper, Past President Richard Morgan, Past Area II Director
Brenda Ebersold, Area I Peter Hoeffer, MO Dept. of Agriculture
Tom Lambert, Area II David Dix. Treasurer
Henry Heinze, Area III Peggy Lemons, Executive Secretary
Steve Oetting, Area IV Kenny Lovelace, Area III Alternate
Laura McKeever, Area V  
Kathryn Braden, Area VI  
Bob Thornsberry, Area VII  
Steve Huber, Area VIII  

President Eli Mast called the meeting to order at 6:30 a.m.

He turned the meeting over to Richard Morgan to conduct the election for President.

Kathryn moved to nominate Eli Mast for President, this was seconded by Laura. Henry moved the nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. This was seconded by Kathryn. Motion carried.

Henry moved to nominate Steve Oetting for 1st Vice President, this was seconded by Tom. Kathryn moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. This was seconded by Brenda. Motion carried.

Steve Hopper moved to nominate Brenda Ebersold for 2nd Vice President, this was seconded by Bob. Henry moved nominations cease and she be elected by acclamation. This was seconded by Tom. Motion carried.

Steve Oetting moved to nominate Henry Heinze for 3rd vice President, this was seconded by Kathryn. Kathryn moved nominations cease and he be elected by acclamation. This was seconded by Brenda. Motion carried.

The meeting was turned back over to Eli Mast. The Board discussed who would be the NACD Board Member and Alternate. A motion was made by Kathryn to make Eli the NACD Board Member and Steve Oetting the Alternate. Steve Oetting declined. Kathryn then made a motion to make the MASWCD President the NACD Board Member. This was seconded by Tom. Motion carried. Steve Hopper made a motion to make Bob Thornsberry the NACD Alternate for the Orlando meeting. This was seconded by Kathryn. Motion carried. Others who may possibly go to Orlando (Brenda, Steve Oetting and Laura) will let Peggy know if they can go by January 15. For the March Legislative Meeting a motion was made by Henry, seconded by Laura to have Brenda attend with Eli and Peggy. Motion carried. For the Chicago meeting in January, Laura will attend with Eli and Peggy.

Committees needed are the Policy Committee and a committee for the Employee Guidelines. Eli stated he would probably put these committees together at the next Board meeting. Steve Oetting will chair the Policy Committee and Henry offered to help, will possibly co-chair the committee.

Brenda stated she was asked by the Commission to be a part of a committee looking at guidelines for the $250,000 education grants. The first committee meeting will be December 13 in Columbia.

The urban brochures were given to the Area Directors for them to distribute to their counties.

Eli appointed David Dix as treasurer and Peggy Lemons as Executive Secretary again.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

 

 
Peggy Lemons, Executive Secretary   Eli Mast, President