North Central Washington, Beekeepers Association.
Minutes for March 15th 2020
Board present :
Lee Maden, President. Walt Kursave, Vice President.
Jessica Richardson, Treasurer, Teri Mcgarr, Secretary.
Guest Speaker: Brad Smith.
In attendance 7 members And 4 non members.
Lee Maden opened the meeting and we discussed The Chelan co. fair, He met with the Fair Board last week and as long as it is going ahead this year , we will be having a booth again.
We have renewed our membership with WASBA .
We passed around the budget proposal, it was voted on by the attending members and passed unanimously .
We discussed the current health situation and wether we should or should not meet next month,We have decided to see how the situation goes and decide closer to the 19th , as that would be bee pick up weekend anyway.
Lee Then introduced Brad Smith, Who introduced himself as having 12 years military service, a Batchelor of Science in Biology from CWU . Worked as a crop consultant for agro management in Yakima, The USDA as a researcher and investigator and running the Export Apple Program for the PNW.
Brad spoke at length about the Asian Giant Hornet.
This was our first meeting at the Douglas co. PUD Auditorium and all said they would be happy to meet there again.
There will be no Bee Chat next month Due to the Covid -19 Restrictions,
The Apiary Visit and Bee Fair on the 28th is also being Rescheduled.
Teri McGarr. Secretary.