A Branch of the British Columbia Honey Producers Association

BOD April 18, 2023 Minutes

Kamloops Beekeepers Club
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 18 April 2023
Via GoogleMeet

Present: David, Gary, Mikael, Duane, Trisha, Joanne, Bryce, Nancy, Marg and Joe
Call to order: 18:38

Approve the agenda: M Bryce, S Joanne

Action items:

  1. Survey.
  2. Field Day of Joe Lamond’s: planning document updated and circulated.
  3. Nuria Morfin (TTP) is confirmed and ready for an outside presentation.

New Business:

  1. TRU update: requested a field day. Still working through ownership and responsibility for the TRU apiary. Club interest is in hosting field days at the location and supporting the TRU apiary.
  2. North Thompson Fall Fair: Sept 2 – 4, 2023. Same weekend as Armstrong.

Committee Reports:

Treasurer: Dave. The account is over $11,000.
The home show was a great PR exercise. Big thank you to Nancy and Dave for making it a success!


Technology: Mikael. Google Meet appears to work. Mail Chimp campaigns are working – 68%
open rate. FB has been updated for field day. Updated calendar plug-in added to the website.

Board Development:

Events: Nancy. Day of the pollinator – 20 May. Need 4/5 people in the booth; information only. Nancy will send Mikael a note to send out for volunteers.

Fundraising: Joanne. Art Knapp $1,000 for the club. Hive to go out to Joe’s.

Education: – currently covered by monthly field days? May meeting, Gary – testing Nosema

Communications: Mac. none

Regional Report: Murray Willis. none


Next Meetings:

Field Day: Saturday, 29 April 2023 – Lamond’s bee yard, Savona
General Meeting: Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 6:30 PM – TRU Scratch Café (Nosema Testing)
BOD Meeting: Tuesday, 20 June 2023, GoogleMeet
General Meeting: Tuesday, 18 July 2023 – TRU Scratch Café
BOD Meeting: Tuesday, 15 August 2023, GoogleMeet
General Meeting: Tuesday, 19 September 2023 – TRU Scratch Café
BOD Meeting: Tuesday, 17 October 2023, GoogleMeet
General Meeting: Tuesday, 21 November 2023 – TRU Scratch Café


Adjournment: M Bryce 19:59