Board Meetings, 2022

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Agenda, July 7, 2022

  1. Secretary’s and Treasurer’s reports
  2. Fall Meeting and Tour
    • Quotes for charter bus
    • Quotes for catered and take out meals.  Would one of you take this on?  Catered meal for the banquet, and some kind of grocery store takeout for the social, tour lunch, and eat as you go lunch on Friday.
    • Develop announcement for student presentations and posters.  I think we should switch the student presentations to Wednesday at the social, and have the EWU faculty presentation on Thursday, perhaps history and preview of EWU’s prairie restoration project which we will visit on Friday.  Will one of you develop a Request for presentations and posters?
    • Finalize budget, registration, flier.  Thanks for your work so far, Ken.
    • Publicity, publicity, publicity…..
  3. Nominating committee report.  Doug and Craig. August 15 deadline.
  4. Continuation of strategic planning.  Doug and Craig.
  5. What else?

Agenda, June 2, 2022

  1. Secretary’s and Treasurer’s reports
  2. Continuation of the boards strategic planning process.  See notes from our first session here.
  3. Followup planning and action on the Fall meeting
    • Budget
    • Publicity
    • Student presentations
    • Tour bus and stops
    • Facilities and meals
    • Lunches
    • Speakers
  4. Nominating committee for fall elections
  5. Quarterly presentations
  6. Other items?

Agenda:  SRM WA Board Meeting May 5, 2022 (postponed from 4/7/22 meeting)

  • Secretary’s Report: Minutes of March 3 Board Meeting, Hannah
    • Minutes of the April 7 Board Meeting, Tom
  • Treasurer’s Report:  Q1 summary:  Craig, can we post to the web site?
  • Board Strategic Planning (Goal Setting, 90 minutes): Doug and Craig will lead the planning exercise.  Documents to review are posted here.  Feel free to add more.  Please review and have your answers to the questions Doug poses in the document, SRM WA Strategic Planning Qs – SRM-WA 2-3-22 Warnock:
  • Who are we (as a board providing leadership to an organization)?
  • Where are we (in terms of your vision of an ideal board)?
  • Where are we going/where do we want to go (as a board and organization)?
  • How do we get there?
  • Update and followup on PNW SRM Fall Annual Meeting and Tour (30 minutes)

When: Wednesday afternoon, October 5 through Friday lunch, October 7, 2022

Where: Cheney WA area


Wednesday, October 5

  • Board Meeting in the afternoon
  • Social and presentation from Eastern Washington University ecology faculty (one of their ecology projects)

Thursday, October 6

  • Hangman Creek headwaters restoration in the morning (Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Sanders, ID)
  • Turnbull Wildlife Refuge (habitat restoration) and EWU Turnbull Laboratory for Ecological Studies in the afternoon
  • Banquet and student presentations/posters in the evening

Friday, October 7

  • Annual Meeting, early morning
  • Prairie restoration project, EWU, early morning
  • Rex Harder Ranch, mid-late morning (Marketing, improvements, recreation, history, challenges)
  • Box lunch and adjourn

Next steps? Transportation, lodging, bus speakers, meeting facilities, budget, flier and publicity (Ken)

  • Q2 Presentation.  Doug suggests Tip Hudson.  Followup: date and publicity
  • Other agenda items?

April 7, 2022 postponed

March 3, 2022

Agenda for 3/3/22 4 p.m. Board meeting is being developed now. Items so far are:

  • First in a series of quarterly presentations: Influence of Grazing and Weather on Sagebrush Country Birds, Vanessa Schroeder, Senior Faculty Research Assistant I, Rangeland Ecology and Wildlife, 3 p.m. via Zoom. Separate registration is required.
  • Secretary’s report, Minutes of this year’s board meetings (Hannah)
  • Treasurer’s report (Craig)
  • PNW Section Annual Meeting (Hannah and Saundra)
  • Strategic Planning update (Doug and Craig)
  • What else?

February 3, 2022 (special meeting)


  • Fall Annual Meeting and Tour (Hannah and Saundra will report progress)
  • Visioning (Craig and Doug will outline the process)
  • Potential collaborating organizations (Ken will report on progress and demo making additions and edits)
  • PNW Section Board meeting report (Saundra)
  • 1st Quarter Presentation (Tom will report)

January 6, 2022


  • Fall Section Meeting and Tour, 2022
  • 1st Quarter presentation/activity
  • Vision
  • Board meeting facilitation
  • What else? Please follow the link below to contact Tom Platt or leave a suggestion for the Board

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