2021 BSA Business Meeting Agenda

July 22, 2021 

Botany 2021 - Virtual!


  1. Call to Order and Introductions (President)

    Minutes of 2020 Business Meeting (Secretary)

         2.    Reports

             A. President (Cynthia Jones)
             B. President-Elect (Michael Donoghue)
             C. Treasurer (Lucinda McDade)
                    FY2021 Budget to Actual
                    FY2022 Budget
             D. Publications, AJB and APPS  (Emily Sessa)
             E. Editor, Plant Science Bulletin (Mackenzie Taylor)
             F. Conference Program Report (Melanie Link-Perez)
             G. Business Office Report, Executive Director (Heather Cacanindin)
             H. Elections Committee (Linda Watson)
             I. Investment Committee (Toby Kellogg)   
             J.  Development Committee (Jennifer Cruse-Sanders) - see Business Office Report
             K.  Education Committee (Chris Martine)
             L. Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Chelsea Specht)


      3.  New Business

          A. Corresponding Members Committee (Linda Watson)
                   - Dr. Peter Linder
                   - Prof. Jianquan Liu
                   - Dr. Marie-Stéphanie Samain

          B. Membership Rates (2022)
                                                          - recommendation to continue $10 gift student memberships
                                                          - recommendation for a 3-year gift membership for students and developing nations for $30

          C. FY2022 Budget - for approval

              2% draw on unrestricted portion of the BSA investment account - for approval

          D. BSA Strategic Plan FY2022 - FY2026

      4.  Acknowledgments (President, Cindi Jones)

      5.  Adjournment