UNWC Board MeetingMay 27, 2010
Jason Busch ColumbiaSWCD
Dan Titus Landowner
Eric Larke Landowner
Gil McClain Citizen at Large
Vic Dykstra FishhawkLakeEcological Foundation
Cory Colburn SmallWoodlandOwner
Robert Wagner Timber Community
Steve McNulty Weyerhauser
Marcie Dennison Pacific Rainforest Wildlife Guardians
Tom O’Brien Network ofOregonWatershed Councils-Executive Director
Trevor Demeir Citizen at Large
Maggie Peyton Staff-Executive Director/Coordinator/Project Manager
Linda Naeve Staff-Fiscal Manager
Stevan Sorbets Staff-Secretary
Meeting brought to order at7pm.Jason Busch acting as temporay UNWC chair.
Cory Colburn will bring the written resignation of the previous chair to theJune 24, 2010meeting.
Maggie Peyton will present a written coordinators report at the June 24th UNWC public meeting.
Jessie Jones-Outreach Consultant sent a written report (copies provided) that Maggie summarized for the meeting attendants.
The minutes of the last meeting were read and tabled till the June 24th UNWC public meeting.
Dennis Nelson-UNWC chair and Cindy Ball-UNWC Secretary resigned from the board at the April 2010 meeting of the UNWC board.
Stevan Sorbets read portions of the UNWC bylaws concerning membership.
Tom O’Brien from the Network of Oregon Watershed Councils presented a talk about what his organization could do for the UNWC and provided pertinent insights concerning UNWC policy and procedure.
The next UNWC interim board meeting was set for June 24th, 2010 at6 PM, Vernonia Grange. Interim board meeting will occur just prior to the public meeting. Bio-Surveys Steve Trask will present finding from the upper Nehalem Rapid Bio-Assessment at the public meeting.
It was moved and seconded to declare an emergency in order to deal with the problem of insufficient board members. The motion passed unanimously with no abstentions.
Moved and seconded to open nominations for board officer positions. The motion passed unanimously with no abstentions.
Nominations for interim board positions:
Chairman Jason Busch
Vice Chair Cory Colburn
Secretary Eric Larke
Treasurer Dan Titus and Marcie Dennison
Moved and seconded to accept Jason Busch as Interim Chairman. Motion passed unanimously, Jason Busch abstaining.
Moved ans seconded to accept Cory Colburn as Interim Vice Chairman. Motion passed unanimously, Cory Colburn abstaining.
Moves and seconded to accept Eric Larke as Interim Secretary. Motion passed unanimously, Eric Larke abstaining.
Moved and seconded to have a secret ballot for the position of Interim Treasurer. Motion passed unanimously.
Dan Titus 3
Marcie Dennison 4
Marcie Dennison elected Interim Treasurer.
Steering Committee formed with the following interim board members and volunteers.