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Board Meeting

January 20, 2002

The meeting was called to order at approximately 18:05 UT. Those attending: Brent (President, and chairing the meeting); Shirley, Roger, Jurian, Gerard, Mary, Jan, Nancy.

Agenda Item 1: Minutes of Last Meeting - Approval
Since there were no comments or questions concerning the minutes of the last meeting, they were considered ratified as correct.
Agenda Item 2: UNIX Servers Online – Discussion
- Jurian gave a progress report on the UNIX servers.
- Peripheral and direct aspects of the report were discussed.
Agenda Item 3: Booklet Costs for Future Mass Production – Discussion
- It was decided that all the quotes mentioned were mainly for mass production in the future, if this becomes necessary.
- As long as Mary was under no pressure, things should be left as is.
Agenda Item 4: Progress of Short Wave Radio Project – Monthly Report
- This report had been provided earlier by email, and so was available for review.
- Much concern was shown over the fact that TT-Radio is not going anywhere. So far, Jan and Shirley are the only ones with international privileges on radio.
- Preparations must be made for more activity this year.
Agenda Item 5: 4QT Financial Report 2001 – Quarterly Report
- This report was given by Nancy, who stressed that donations last year were lower than the year before.
- We must be prepared either way for more donations, or less.
Agenda Item 6: East Coast Seed Team Hub – Report
- Since Barry was not present, he could not fulfill his duties re the report.
- Roger did not know much, except that Toni had sent Barry her seeds.
- There was discussion re putting together packets of seeds for communities, etc.
- Shirley is going to find out about the non-hybrid seed situation in Canada, as far as it is possible to do this.
Agenda Item 7: Hydroponics Project Report – Report
- Nancy gave a very comprehensive report of the hydroponics cycle she is currently running.

Motion, made by Nancy, seconded by Roger: THAT the meeting be adjourned. The meeting was adjourned at approximately 19:05, UT.