BOD present: David Bohlken, Todd Stout, John Wahl, John Daily, Darlene Loo-McDowell, Parker Bautner, Lauren Tafoya, Keri Wright

The meeting was called to order at 8:05 PM EST


Minutes from the December 24, 2018 meeting were approved.

Committee Reports

Membership – nothing discussed

Education – Course to begin in May and the videos for the course are almost completed

Environmental – David is hosting a course in Oklahoma on how to raise milkweed. The course has lots of interest.

Conference – nothing discussed

Political – Discussion on who will be appointed to replace Wayne Wehling at Aphis and being informed of this.

Regulatory – nothing discussed

Resolution – nothing discussed

Treasurer – Financials were submitted and approved at this meeting.

Unfinished Business

The seed packets were distributed to those that requested seeds. 2,500 seeds left to possibly distribute at the conference.

New Business

  • Motion was passed for an early bird and new member discount of IBBA membership, if dues are paid by May 15, 2019.
  • Monthly or quarterly BOD meetings discussed
  • New Officers Elected – David Bohlen President, John Dailey Vice President, Keri Wright Secretary, Darlene Loo – McDowell Treasurer
  • Connie to submit list of newly elected officers to the IBBA website
  • Motion was passed to donate $1300 that was collected to” The Butterflies and Their People” John D. will handle the press release and Connie will post to the IBBA

Meeting adjourned at 9:13 PM EST