Chapter Council Meeting Agenda: Sat. June 8, 2024

updated 6/11
Time Subject
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Land Acknowledgement (Sabrina Mehtabuddin, Kern Chapter); Welcome, Announcements, and Roll Call (Rich Spjut, Kern Chapter / Judy Fenerty, CC Chair / Woody Elliott, CC Vice Chair / Snowdy Dodson, CC Secretary)
9:20 AM Secretary’s Report, Review and Approve March 2024 Minutes. (Snowdy Dodson, CC Secretary) (Potential vote)
Draft March Minutes
9:30 AM Executive Director Report (Jun Bando, CNPS Executive Director)
Financial Update (Brock Wimberley, Senior Operations Director and Steve Schoenig, CNPS Treasurer)

Jun 2024 ED Update – CC
CNPS Quarterly Program Report, June 2024
FY24, Membership Update for Chapter Council June 2024
10:40 AM CNPS Board Report (Vivian Neou, Board President; Alice Cantelow and Larry Levine, CC Board Representatives)
10:55 AM Break
11:05 AM Kern Chapter DEIJ presentation (Sabrina Mehtabuddin); intro by Barbara Lezon, DEIJ Committee Co-Chair
June 2024 CC DEIJ Comm Update
11:20 AM National Monument Campaign Update (Isobel Nairn)
Chapter council monuments presentation
Chuckwalla NM useful links
11:30 AM Conservation Advocacy Toolkit. (Liv O’Keeffe, Senior Director, Public Affairs and Isobel Nairn, Wyss Conservation Fellow.)
CNPS Conservation Advocacy Toolkit Walkthrough-Chapter Council
12:00 AM Lunch
1:45 PM Kern Chapter Update (Rich Spjut)
Bylaws Committee Update (Woody Elliott, Committee Chair) (Potential Vote)
2024_05_24 Bylaws Com Recommendation_Proposed AMendments to the CNPS Bylaws,
Proposed CNPS Bylaws Formated 6-01-24_CLEAN,
Bylaws CNPS existing 2018 – JSE suggestions Revised Version 5,
Significant New Procedures_CNPS Bylaws_CLEAN
3:30 PM Leadership Recruitment (Vince Scheidt, Board VP)
3:40 PM Wildfire Community Update (Alice Cantelow, El Dorado Chapter)
Wildfire Community Update, June 2024
3:50 PM

Invasive Species and Policy Committee Update (Steve Schoenig, Committee Chair, Arlee Montalvo, Policy Committee Chair) 

4:00 PM Chapter Financial Grants/Roundtable: Sierra Foothills, Kern, Alta Peak, Jepson Chapters
Report on Chapter in Financial Need Grants – Alta Peak Chapter
4:30 PM General discussion:  Chapter Annual Activity Report (CAAR)
2024-25_CAAR-DRAFT, CNPS Chapter Council – CAAR Feedback
4:50 PM Proposed Interim CC Workshop for Saturday, July 13 on Chapter recruitment, retention, recognition.  (Judy Fenerty, CC Chair, Cathy Capone, Director of the Board)
Wrap Up, Action Items, Topic / Agenda Suggestions for Next CC Meeting, September 6-8, host chapter TBD 
5:30 PM Social Hour
6:30 PM Dinner
7:45 PM Evening Talk: Courtney Matzke: A Vascular Floristic Study of the Piute Mountains (Kern County, California)
Questions? Please email Judy Fenerty