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Big Bend Regional Sierra Club Minutes Setember 19, 2000

Minutes: Public Meeting of the Big Bend Regional Sierra Club, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000, Ft. Davis Library, Ft. Davis, Texas

In the absence of Fran Sage and Jim Walker, the meeting was called to order by BBRSC Secretary Don Dowdey, at 7:00 pm. After welcoming everyone to the meeting, Dowdey sent around the sign-in sheet. He noted that there were 32 people present, at this, the first meeting held in Ft. Davis.

Announcements:

  1. Brenda Bell announced that Sierra Club calendars were available in the back of the room.
  2. John Bell reported that the Binational organization formed as a result of the Hands across the Border conference was having a meeting next week. Their first priority will be to education people on both sides of the Border.
  3. Dale Ohl announced that the Big Bend Birders are restructuring, and invited people to attend their next meeting to help plan the future of the organization.

The minutes of the last meeting were approved.

Reports:

  1. Ginny Campbell presented the Treasurer's report. A copy is attached to the official minutes. We had available funds of $3532.47
  2. Luann Hirsch, membership chair, reported on some Sierra Club items that were available, including shirts and temporary tattoos. She also passed out a membership interest questionnaire.

Program:

Dowdey then introduced Kelly Bryan, who gave a slide show and lecture on the 16 species of hummingbirds that have been recorded in the region.

Following questions and comments from the audience, the meeting adjourned to punch and cookies.

Respectfully submitted

Don Dowdey, Secretary


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