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May 3, 2017 Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Board Mtg Agenda, News and Events, The Executive Board

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April 5, 2017 Board Agenda

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Board Mtg Agenda, News and Events, The Executive Board

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Here is the Agenda for the April 5, 2017 Executive Board meeting

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March 2017 Board Agenda

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Board Mtg Agenda, News and Events, The Executive Board

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march, 2017 board agenda

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Board Mtg Agenda, News and Events, The Executive Board

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2016 October 5 Proposed MG Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Administrative, Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

Our next meeting is Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. If you will not be attending the meeting, please advise the office and the president by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM
• Approval of Minutes from Executive Board Meeting on September 7, 2016.
(Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Dolores Batz-Culp, Dennis Lenahan

VP REPORTS:

• First VP Althea Llewellyn: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Website
• Second VP David Regal: Spring Fair, All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. to Hort Therapy
• Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
• Budget for 2016-17
• Exec Board Schedule
• Pin Party on Thursday Sept 15 and the Holiday Party on Thursday December 15.
• Hours reporting
• Committees on web
• Vote on Garden plot

NEW BUSINESS
• Community Garden Request at Terry Lou Zoo

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Revised Agenda for Executive Board meeting Setpember 7, 2016

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Administrative, Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

This is the revised agenda for the September 7, 2016 Executive Board Meeting:

Revsed AGENDA 9/7/2016 7pm

• Approval of Minutes from Executive Board Meeting on June 1, 2016.
(Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Dolores Batz-Culp, Dennis Lenahan

VP REPORTS:

• First VP Althea Llewellyn: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Website
• Second VP David Regal: Spring Fair, All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. to Hort Therapy
• Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
• Exec Board Schedule
• Pin Party on Thursday Sept 15 and the Holiday Party on Thursday December 15.
• Harvest Festival, September 25
• Hours reporting
• Committees on web

NEW BUSINESS
• Community Garden Request
• Chat room on internal website
• Garden plot at Demo Garden

The next Executive Board Meeting is Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2016-03-02 MG Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Board Mtg Agenda

Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. If you will
not be attending the meeting, please advise the office and the president by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.
AGENDA
7:00 PM
 Approval of Minutes from Executive Board Meeting on February 3(Please review prior to meeting)
 Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
 Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
 Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
 State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Dolores Batz-Culp, Dennis Lenahan
VP REPORTS:  First VP Althea Llewellyn: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation,
Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
 Second VP David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. to Hort Therapy
 Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau,
Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party
(Advisor).
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 Exec Board Schedule  Home Gardeners School scholarship
 Communication Meeting Mar 29
 Eligible Master Gardeners for Wesley Philo Award
NEW BUSINESS
 Annual State Master Gardener Fall Conference honorees (MGANJ Award for Excellence)  Wes Philo Award
 The President’s Volunteer Service Awards
The next Executive Board Meeting is Wed., April 6, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2015 June Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

7:00 PM
• Approval of Minutes, May 6, 2015, Executive Board Meeting
• (Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:

• First VP Neil Barbin: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
• Second VP David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
• Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:

• Continuing Ed and Home Gardeners School reimbursement
• Helpline needs
• Follow up to “Come Grow With Us” at Kean
• Annual State Master Gardener Fall Conference honorees & Wes Philo Award
• Executive Board Schedule

NEW BUSINESS:
• Union County Summer Concert at Echo Lake Park
• Budget for FY 2015-16

The next Executive Board Meeting is Wed., September 2, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2015 April Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

MG Executive Board April 2015 Agenda

Our next meeting is Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. If you will not be attending the meeting, please advise the office and the president by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM
• Approval of Minutes, March 4, 2015, Executive Board Meeting
• (Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:

• First VP Neil Barbin: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
• Second VP David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
• Third VP Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:

• Continuing Ed and Home Gardeners School reimbursement
• Opening continuing ed meetings to public
• Helpline needs
• “Come Grow With Us” at Kean
• Homefirst Planning Session

NEW BUSINESS:
• Executive Board Schedule
• Grand Opening of Greenhouse
• Nominate Annual State Master Gardener Fall Conference honorees Wes Philo Award
• Vote on donation to the Union County 4-H

The next Executive Board Meeting is Wed., May 6, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2015 March 4th Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. If you will not be attending the meeting, please advise the office and the president by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM
• Approval of Minutes, February 4, 2015, Executive Board Meeting
• (Please review prior to meeting)
• Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
• Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
• Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
• State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:
7:35 —
• First VP, Neil Barbin: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation, Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
• Second VP, David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
• Third VP, Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party (Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:

8:15
• Rain Garden Polling (Eagle Scout Project/ Rain Gardens)
• Website Posting of Committee Chairs
• Memorial Fund Update (Rain Garden)
• Continuing Ed and Home Gardeners School reimbursement
• Opening continuing ed meetings to public
• Helpline needs
• Sharing Garden pavers, part 2.
• Rhododendron and tree Replacement in Demo Garden

NEW BUSINESS:

 “Come Grow With Us” at Kean
 Homefirst Planning Session

The next Executive Board Meeting is Wed., April 1, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. No fooling.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2015 February Executive Board Meeting Agenda

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

: THE MASTER GARDENER EXECUTIVE BOARD AND CLASS REPRESENTATIVES
FROM: MADELINE FLAHIVE DINARDO, COUNTY AGRICULTURE AGENT

Our next meeting is Wednesday, February 4, 2015, in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. If you will not be attending the meeting, please advise the office and the president by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM — Approval of Minutes, December 3, 2014, Executive Board Meeting
(Please review prior to meeting)
— Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
— Treasurer’s Report: Teresa Gibbons
— Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
— State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:
7:35 — 1ST VP, Neil Barbin: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation,
Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
— 2nd VP, David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
— 3rd V, Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine
Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party
(Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:

8:15 — Rain Garden Polling (Eagle Scout Project/ Rain Gardens)
— Website Posting of Committee Chairs
— Memorial Fund Update (Restricted and Unrestricted Funds Balance)
— Bylaws Review-2nd year review as per our Bylaws.
— Continuing Ed and Home Gardeners School reimbursement
— Helpline needs
— Holiday Party Update
— Sharing Garden pavers, part 2.
— Rhododendron and tree Replacement in Demo Garden

NEW BUSINESS:

— “Come Grow With Us” at Kean.

The next Executive Board Meeting is Wed. March 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Please mail agenda item requests to the president no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2014 December Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 in Board Mtg Agenda, The Executive Board

TO: THE MASTER GARDENER EXECUTIVE BOARD AND CLASS REPRESENTATIVES
FROM: MADELINE FLAHIVE DINARDO, COUNTY AGRICULTURE AGENT

Our next meeting is, Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. Please advise the office and the President if you will not be attending the meeting by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM — Approval of Minutes, November 5, 2014 Executive Board Meeting
(To be reviewed by all prior to meeting)

7:05 — Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
7:10 — Treasurer’s Report: Richard Leister
7:20 — Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
7:25 — State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:
7:35 — 1ST VP, Larry Dzieskowski: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation,
Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
— 2nd VP, David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
— 3rd V, Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine
Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party
(Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:

8:15 — Ratification of email vote: 2014-2015 Operating Budgets
— Website Posting of Committee Chairs
— Memorial Fund Update (Restricted and Unrestricted Funds Balance)
— Bylaws Review-2nd year review as per our Bylaws.
— Sharing Garden Paver Project Update
— Helpline Projection Microscope Request
— Holiday Party Update
— Setting of Annual Picnic Date

NEW BUSINESS:

— Slate of Nominees for Executive Board Elections
— Eagle Scout Project/ Rain Gardens
— Rhododendron Replacement in Demo Garden

REMINDER: The next Executive Board Meeting is Wed. February 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Agenda item Requests must be mailed to the President no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2014 October Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Board Mtg Agenda

Our next meeting is, Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Westfield. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. Please advise the office and the President if you will not be attending the meeting by 12:00 noon of the meeting date.

AGENDA

7:00 PM — Approval of Minutes, September 3, 2014 Executive Board Meeting
(To be reviewed by all prior to meeting)

7:05 — Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
7:10 — Treasurer’s Report: Richard Leister
7:20 — Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
7:25 — State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:
7:35 — 1ST VP, Larry Dzieskowski: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation,
Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
— 2nd VP, David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
— 3rd V, Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine
Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party
(Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:

8:15 — Finalization of 2014-2015 Operating Budgets
— Professional Development: Proposed Process /Outline/Reimbursement Criteria
— 2014 Goals/Objectives/Project Review & Schedule
— Website Posting of Committee Chair
— Memorial Fund Update (Restricted and Unrestricted Funds Balance)
— Nominating Committee Appointments
— Executive Board Positions: Election Schedule etc.
— Bylaws Review-2nd year review as per our Bylaws.
— Sharing Garden Paver Project Update

NEW BUSINESS:

REMINDER:
The next Executive Board Meeting Is Wed., November 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Agenda item Requests must be mailed to the President no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2014 May Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Board Mtg Agenda

AGENDA

7:00 PM — Approval of minutes, April 9, 2014 Executive Board Meeting
(To be reviewed by all prior to meeting)

7:05 — Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
7:10 — Treasurer’s Report: Richard Leister
7:20 — Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
7:25 — State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:
7:35 — 1ST VP, Larry Dzieskowski: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation,
Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
— 2nd VP, David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
— 3rd V, Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine
Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party
(Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:
8:15
— Home Gardeners School Proposed Process Outline
— 2014 Goals/Objectives/Projects/Policies/Procedures
— Historian Record Content/ Retention Requirements/ Guidelines
— MG Class Sign-up Sheets (Second Session not held due to weather)
— MGANJ Awards for Excellence Nominees

NEW BUSINESS:
— Review of Proposal for Rain Garden in Demo Garden (Greenhouse area)
—- Policy/Procedure/Guidelines for MG Professional Development Reimbursement

REMINDER:
The next Executive Board Meeting Is Wed., June 4, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Agenda item Requests must be mailed to the President no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2014 June Agenda

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Board Mtg Agenda, News and Events

AGENDA 7:00 PM Approval of minutes, May 1, 2013 Executive Board Meeting
(To be reviewed by all prior to meeting)
7:05 — Correspondence: Lorraine Wallace
7:10 — Treasurer’s Report: Margaret Beach
7:20 — Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
7:25 — State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

REPORT: **** SUMMARY OF TASKS/ACTIONS FROM MAY 1st BOARD MEETING

VP REPORTS:
7:35
— 1ST VP, Larry Dzieskowski: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation
Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site.
— 2nd VP, Susan Thomson: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
— 3rd VP. Richard Leister: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine
Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party
(Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
8:15
— Compendium content revisions etc. Approval
— Award of Excellence Nominees
— Wes Philo Award Nominees
— Nomination Committee P&P Approval
— Walkways for SG.

NEW BUSINESS:

— SGF Update
— Tree for Shade Garden plot
— Pop-up Canopy (s) for DG/SGF
— Update June 8th MG Picnic
— The Barn Interior (clean-up, paint, etc)
— Summer Ex Bd Meeting (s) (Planning etc)
— State Representatives

REMINDER:
The next Executive Board Meeting Is Wed., September 4, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Agenda item Requests must be mailed to the President no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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2014 September MG Executive Board Agenda

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Board Mtg Agenda

AGENDA

7:00 PM — Approval of minutes, June 4, 2014 Executive Board Meeting
(To be reviewed by all prior to meeting)

7:05 — Correspondence: Deborah DiMaggio
7:10 — Treasurer’s Report: Richard Leister
7:20 — Historian’s Report: Mary Stewart
7:25 — State Representative’s Report: Caryl Hannemann, Antoinette Rinehart

VP REPORTS:
7:35 — 1ST VP, Larry Dzieskowski: Community Projects, Environmental Matters, Garden Preservation,
Publicity, Helpline, Newsletter, Web-site
— 2nd VP, David Regal: All Demo Garden Committees, Arts & Crafts, Intro. To Hort Therapy
— 3rd V, Tina Helmstetter: Continuing Education (inc. summer events), Speakers Bureau, Sunshine
Committee, Children’s Programs, Annual MG Picnic, Holiday Party
(Advisor).

UNFINISHED BUSINESS /Updates:
8:15
— Home Gardeners School Proposed Process Outline/Reimbursement
— 2014 Goals/Objectives/Project Review & Schedule
— Final SGF Financial Report
— Website Posting of Committee Chairs
— Sharing Garden Paver Project (funding update)
— Demo Garden: Rain Garden Construction Update
— Wes Philo Award Nominations
— Awards for Excellence/ Reimbursement
— Memorial Fund Update/Details/Fund Balance

NEW BUSINESS:
— 2014-2015 Preliminary Budget (review/discussion/vote)
— Executive Board Positions/Election
— Nominating Committee Appointments
— Recognition Party Update/Holiday Party Discussion
— By-laws 2nd year Review/Revision
— Spring Garden Fair Name Change

REMINDER:
The next Executive Board Meeting Is Wed., October 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Agenda item Requests must be mailed to the President no later than one week before a scheduled meeting.

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