Lakeside Garden Guild January, 2022 Board of Directors’ Meeting: Minutes
Call to Order: Zoom meeting called to order by Allegra at 4:00 pm
Present: Connie Hayes, Sharon Smith, Janet Capetillo, Janine Kirkland, Allegra Willis Allegra Willis welcomed the members able to attend. Given the continuing Covid 19 pandemic and the very infectious nature of the Omicron virus, the meeting was held virtually. Many BOD members were not able to attend due to the virtual setting.
The standard committee reports were not addressed at this meeting.
Old Business:The general membership meetings continue in suspension due to the pandemic. Allegra Willis discussed her interest in organizing phone calls to the membership to: 1. Have a personal contact with each member 2. Asses their current interest in resuming the monthly meetings, any new accommodations? 3. Their vaccination status 4. Thoughts about resuming the flower show 5. Additional concerns
A suggestion was made to postpone this activity until next month until the Omicron virus is no longer as infectious in order to get a better idea of members feelings and concerns. The subject will be re-addressed at the next BOD meeting in February. New Business: Given the recent resignation of Board president, Sue Williams, several positions on the BOD need to be filled. Allegra Willis moved into the position as President leaving the Vice President position vacant. In addition Allegra had been recording the minutes as Barb Corol, recording secretary, had been unable to perform that duty. A new recording secretary needs to be identified.
A discussion was held regarding members that could fill the positions. Allegra reported that Barb Corol had expressed an interest in assisting with the Vice President position. Allegra will explore with Barb further her long range expectations. A suggestion was made that Jan Alswanger be offered the position as recording secretary. Allegra will explore this offer with Jan There being no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 4:55 pm.