LACBA Meeting Monday, October 7, 2019

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Next LACBA Meeting
Monday, October 7, 2019
Doors Open: 6:30PM (Meet & Greet)
General Meeting: 7:00PM
All are Welcome!

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church 
3561 Foothill Boulevard 
La Crescenta, CA  91214

Agenda:

Meet and Greet - 6:30pm

General Meeting: 7:00pm

a.      Welcome

b.     Flag Salute

c.      Introduce the board Kevin Heydman, Vice President; Merrill Kruger, Secretary; Danny White, Treasurer, El Rey Ench, Member at Large and I, Jon Reese, LACBA President.  

d.     Select Raffle ticket seller, index cards for questions

e.      New Members and/or guests

f.       Thank Doug Noland for the treat du jour

Topic Speaker for October:
James Nieh, Principal Investigator, and another Researcher from the UC San Diego Nieh Bee Lab will present ongoing studies.  

Note: We are endeavoring to support research in our area. Cal Poly Pomona, UC San Diego, UC Riverside and UC “Bee Campus”Channel Islands all have honey bee programs and we are supporting these programs by inviting them to present experiments and findings at our meetings and giving scholarships/donations to further their research.

Mite load?

Reports:

Meeting Minutes: Mary Ann Laun

Secretary’s Report: Merrill Kruger

Treasurer's Report: Danny White

Membership Report: Cheryl Thiele

Website: Eva Andrews

Education: Mary Landau – opportunities to educate.   

Beekeeping 101 - Keith Roberts - How did bee class go and what’s in the next class

Holiday Banquet: Doug Noland 

Economic Planning:  Next month

Elections next month Nominations?

Disbursement of Donations: Boards donation policy is changing to supporting local organizations and getting them to tell about their organization/research.

We are already committed to:

American Honey Federation: Honey Queen

Pollinator Stewardship Council: Michelle Colopy

Randy Oliver:  2 day w. lunch 2 locations– this year.

USC San Diego: October

Cal Poly Pomona: November

USC Channel Islands: Present Banquet     

 What’s blooming?

Index cards Q&A

Next month Elections yes?  Donations 

Raffle –