2020 Minutes

Minutes – Dec 19, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:43pm Call To Order: President: George ArmisteadVP: Mike Walter (for Linda Widdop); Secretary: Gregg Gorton Attendees: Members present: 40; guests present: 2 (Rachel Adler & David Waxler) Reports from Council:  none Committee Reports: Membership: Barb Bassett (for Bonnie Witmer) New member: Daniel Long (present) New applicants: none Conservation: No Report Nominating: Gregg Gorton (for Art McMorris Slate of Nominees for 2020-2021 President – Linda Widdop; VP – Gregg Gorton; Secretary…

Gregg Gorton

Minutes – Jan 9, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Annual Members’ Meeting Discovery Center

6-7pm Appetizers and mingling 7-8pm Annual Meeting 8-9pm Potluck dinner A special thanks to all who helped set up, brought food and drinks, and cleaned up. Call to Order: 7:08pm President: George Armistead Vice President: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Attendees: 40 members present George welcomed all to the meeting. Damien Ruffner, Education Manager for the Discovery Center, described the center’s mission and facilities. He invited members to sign up as volunteers.  The Annual Members…

Barb Bassett

Minutes – Jan 23, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

7:32 PM Academy of Natural Sciences – BEES Classroom Call to Order: President: Linda Widdop Call to Order: 7:32pm Vice President: Gregg Gorton; Secretary: Barb Bassett Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: 38 members present; 1 guest Reports from Council DVOC Trustees’ Report for 2019: Chris Walters gave a summary account of the financial status of the Endowment Fund. He was pleased to report that the Endowment Fund is in excellent financial shape.…

Barb Bassett

Minutes – Feb 6, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Academy of Natural Sciences – BEES Classroom Call to Order: President: Linda Widdop Call to Order: 7:33pmVice President & Secretary (for Barb Bassett): Gregg Gorton Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: 25 members present; 1 guest (Linda Burnet, spouse of speaker) Reports from Council none Committee Reports: Membership Committee: Bonnie Witmer New Members: Theresa O’Malley, Vin Karthik, Karyl Weber, Steve Kapski New Applications: Fred Clement, Maureen Weir Conservation: Anne Bekker The Migratory Bird…

Gregg Gorton

Minutes – Feb 20, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Academy of Natural Sciences – Commons Call to Order: President: Linda Widdop Call to Order: 7:30pmVice-President: Gregg GortonSecretary (for Barb Bassett): Navin Sasikumar Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: 29 members present Reports from Council none Committee Reports: Cassinia: Matt Halley Cassinia is on its way – currently at the layout designer. Trustees: Chris Walters The Intern fund that was started by Hart Rufe and managed by the Trustees is used to fund…

Navin sasikumar

Minutes – March 5, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Academy of Natural Sciences – Commons Call to Order: President: Linda Widdop Call to Order: 7:30pmVice-President: Gregg GortonSecretary (for Barb Bassett): Laura Stokley Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: 24 members present Reports from Council Interns Fund: Chris Walters Chris reports that DVOC will support Jenna Souto, for the 2020 Coop in the Ornithology Department for Drexel University working at the Academy of Natural Sciences from March through September 2020. Committee Reports: Membership:…

Linda Widdop

Minutes – September 17, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Academy of Natural Sciences is closed due to COVID-19. First Ever Official Zoom Meeting 7:00 PM Pre-Meeting to assist with any technical issues and have attendees ready for official meeting at 7:30 PM. Instructions for meeting registration and how to use Zoom were announced on website and weekly digest. Participation went smoothly. While waiting for official meeting start, Linda Widdop shared photos of warblers in her yard and Frank Windfelder shared a red-headed Woodpecker photo…

Barb Bassett

Minutes – October 1, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Academy of Natural Sciences is closed due to COVID-19. Zoom Meeting 7:00 PM Pre-Meeting to assist with any technical issues and have attendees ready for official meeting at 7:30 PM. Instructions for meeting registration and how to use Zoom were announced on website and weekly digest. Participants were asked to share their local notes in the chat. Call to Order: President: Linda Widdop Call to Order: 7:28pm Linda welcomed all to the meeting. Minutes from…

Barb Bassett

Minutes – October 15, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Academy of Natural Sciences is closed due to COVID-19. Zoom Meeting 7:00 PM Pre-Meeting to assist with any technical issues and have attendees ready for official meeting at 7:30 PM. Instructions for meeting registration and how to use Zoom were announced on website and weekly digest. Participants were asked to share their local notes in the chat. Call to Order: President: Linda Widdop Call to Order: 7:28pm Linda welcomed all to the meeting. Minutes from…

Barb Bassett

Minutes – November 5, 2020 Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

Academy of Natural Sciences is closed due to COVID-19. Zoom Meeting 7:00 PM Pre-Meeting to assist with any technical issues and have attendees ready for official meeting at 7:30 PM. Instructions for meeting registration and how to use Zoom were announced on website and weekly digest. Participants were asked to share their local notes in the chat. Call to Order: President: Linda Widdop Call to Order: 7:29pm Linda welcomed all to the meeting, including Karen…

Barb Bassett