President Caroline Wallace brought the conference call meeting to order at 8:00 am with Mike Cashman, Ryan Forde, Matt Watts, Kristi Browning, Tim Groener, Sandy Perrin, Jennifer Weiss, Steve Lehenbauer , and Jyl Story present.
The minutes of November meeting were reviewed and unanimously approved. The November Financial Statement was discussed and approved. Jyl reported more booth sales, sponsorships, registrations, auction donations have come in for the 2020 Expo. Tim reported 5 booths still available to rent. The Expo schedule was discussed, music for the cocktail reception. Steve will get the contests judged this next week, Stihl will donate a backpack blower for the grand prize in place of booth fee, Joe Warner has agreed to be the auctioneer for the live auction, and silent auction items are being gathered. Kristi reviewed an additional Scholarship application with the board. It was decided to award them $1500. Short Course guidelines were discussed and will be decided upon after further review. One Short Course scholarship was approved at $300 with payment made following course completion. Next meeting at Expo on January 7th. Meeting adjourned at 9:20 am