President Caroline brought the meeting to order with Mike Cashman, Caroline Wallace, Ryan Forde, Matt Watts, Kristi Browning, Tim Groener, Sandy Perrin, Layla Dunlap, and Jyl Story present.
The minutes of October meeting were reviewed and unanimously approved. The October Financial Statement was discussed and approved. Layla Dunlap gave the Montana Dept. of Ag. report. Layla updated the board on nursery registration numbers and the Japanese beetle meeting in Billings. Layla detailed ideas on how to move forward with treatments. Jyl updated the board on the progress of the Leaflet going to print, booths left open at Expo and that all the speakers have been filled. Over $3,000 in sponsorships have been received for Expo. Contest entries for the Best of Montana Landscapes and container plant are due Dec.1st. Board meeting will be on Tuesday Jan 7th. Board members will work on collecting Auction items. Kristi reviewed Scholarship applications with the board, It was decided to award to both applicants. Next meeting on December 12th via conference call