Board Meeting Minutes – February 28, 2017

Date:                          Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Location:                   PICA, 1505 West 2nd Venue

Call to Order:            Scott Jaeger @ 14h01

Roll Call:                    Céline Turenne

Board Attendance:   Ryan Bissell, Darren Clay, Scott Jaeger, Alex Tung, Celine Turenne, Neil Wyles

Guests:                         Maddie Clerides, Genevieve Dufresne, Leeann Froese, Mark Hills, Kristian Leidig

Approval of Board Meeting Minutes from January 31, 2017

1st:Ryan Bissell; 2nd: Darren Clay


  1. Financial Report

63.5 k in the bank

  1. Membership
  • Members: 180
  1. Sustainability/Growers/Green Initiatives Committee

            No report

  1. Marketing & Branding
  • Picture of the board to be taken at the AGM – Robert and Danny away – NOT ENOUGH MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE - POSTPONED
  1. 2017 EVENTS
  • February: PICA Kitchen Party – to be repeated; very successful, all feedback was positive and post mortem to be scheduled.
  • March - Curry Cup: all planning is done, ticket sales are going really well and will be the hightest to date.
  • May - Spot Prawn Festival – CONFIRMED DATE: Saturday May 13, 2017; Celine to have meeting with Ned on Tuesday March 7. Truck from Hills Foods is confirmed; looking for a sponsor for the cooking stage Sysco/Trimpack (?)
  • May - Spot Prawn Festival cooking classes (Darren)? – are we doing them? No decision yet.
  • September - Chef meets Truck – DATE: Second week September

- Slow Fish Dinner – DATE:October 15 – postponed due to other events; Celine    to follow  up on fish availability at that time.

- BC Wild Salmon Festival – DATE: end of September

  • November - Greatest Bake Sale Ever! (Chair: Neil Wyles; cochair: Christine Beard)
  1. Fundraising/Scholarship Committee

      No report

  1. Miscellaneous
  • Tent canopy replacement (Neil)
  • Various requests (sponsorships and participation); auction item to be sent for VCC dinner Celine to handle
  • Request for sampling at SPF? Celine to follow-up on request and see if $ donation is involved.
  • INGREDIENT OF THE YEAR? Seaweed; Supplier:  North Arm Farm; Celine to send email to Board
  • Earls: golf tournament for staff; awards night: event in Kelowna – 180 people 3-course dinner; CTS to do it 12k revenue; food donated; scheduled for August


Adjournment:    2h33

Next meeting:    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 2h00 pm

Location:          Campagnolo upstairs, 1020 Main Street


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