Meeting Minutes

June 6, 2018
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 12:07 p.m. Also on line were Treasurer Jessie Cope, Secretary Richard Weiss, and Amanda Brozana-Rios.  Continue reading

April 11, 2018
President Joan C. Smith called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m. EDT via telephone from the National Grange Building in Washington, DC. Also present in the building were Lady Assistant Stewart Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, Treasurer Amanda Brozana Rios, National Grange Legislative Director Burton Eller, National Grange Sales, Benefits and Program Director Loretta Washington and National Grange  Convention/Operations Director Stephanie Tiller. On the line from New Hampshire were Overseer Leroy Watson and Executive Committee member Sheri Watson and from DC, Secretary Richard Weiss. Continue reading →

January 16, 2018
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone from the National Grange building in Washington, DC at 12:05 p.m. EST. Others on the line from the Grange Building were Lady Assistant Stewart Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins and National Grange Sales, Benefits and Program Director Loretta Washington. On the line from New Hampshire were Overseer Leroy Watson and Executive Committee member Sheri Watson and from DC, Secretary Richard Weiss.  Continue reading →

October 17, 2017
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 12 Noon EDT. On the line from New Hampshire were Overseer Leroy Watson and Executive Committee member Sheri Watson and from DC Secretary Richard Weiss.  Gathered in the National Grange Building in Washington, DC were Treasurer Amanda Brozana Rios, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, National Grange Convention and Operations Director Stephanie Tiller, Sales, Benefits & Program Director Loretta Washington and National Grange Legislative Director Burton Eller.  Continue reading →

July 18, 2017
Secretary Richard Weiss called the meeting to order via telephone at 12:05 p.m. On the line from New Hampshire was Executive Committee member Sheri Watson.  Gathered in the National Grange Building in Washington, DC were Treasurer Amanda Brozana Rios, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, National Grange Program Director Loretta Washington, National Grange Convention and Operations Director Stephanie Tiller, and interns Ferderica Cobb, Mandy Bostwick, Benjamin McCovy, and Kennedy Gwin.  Continue reading →

July 11, 2017 (Ag In The Classroom)
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order at 12:35 p.m. in the Goss Conference Room of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC.  Also present were Potomac Grange Steward Amanda Brozana Rios, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, Secretary Richard Weiss, National Grange Program Director Loretta Washington and interns Christopher Sebastian, Benjamin McEvoy, Cait Cady, Kennedy Gwin, Mandy Bostwick, and Ferderica Cobb.  Continue reading →

March 21, 2017
President Joan Smith called the conference call meeting to order at 12:03 p.m. EDT.  Also on the call were Overseer Leroy Watson, Executive Committee member Sheri Watson, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, Secretary Richard Weiss, National Grange President Betsy Huber, National Grange Program Director Loretta Washington, National Grange Legislative Director Burton Eller, National Grange Youth and Young Adult Director Charlene Espenshade and Youth Ambassador Mandy Bostwick (KS),  Potomac Grange Steward Amanda Brozana joined the call later.  Continue reading →

February 21, 2017
President Joan Smith called the conference call meeting to order at 12:05 p.m. EST.  Also on the line initially were Steward Amanda Brozana, Secretary Richard Weiss and Allison Archebault. National Grange President Betsy Huber joined the call later.  Continue reading →

January 24, 2017
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order at 6:10 p.m. in the Goss Conference Room of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC.  The meeting was held in conjunction with the Potomac Grange #1 annual holiday party. Continue reading →

October 18, 2016
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 12:10 p.m. EDT. Also on the call were Executive Committee member Cheri Watson, Overseer Leroy Watson, Secretary Richard Weiss, Steward Amanda Brozana, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, National Grange President Betsy Huber, Grange Executive Assistant Stephanie Tiller, Grange Legislative Director Burton Eller and Grange Program Director Loretta Washington.  Continue reading →

September 20, 2016
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 12:05 p.m. EDT. Also online were Executive Committee member Cheri Watson, Overseer Leroy Watson, Secretary Richard Weiss, Steward Amanda Brozana, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, National Grange President Betsy Huber, Grange Legislative Director Burton Eller and Grange Program Director Loretta Washington. Continue reading →

June 21, 2016
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 12:05 p.m. Also online were Executive Committee member Cheri Watson, Overseer Leroy Watson, Secretary Richard Weiss, Steward Amanda Brozana, Chaplin Grace Boatright, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Flora Stephanie Wilkins. Continue reading →

October 21, 2014
President Joan Smith called the meeting at 9:30 a.m.  Present for the meeting was Master, Joan Smith, Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Lady Assistant Steward, Jessie Cope; Steward, Amanda Brozana; Treasurer, Andy Sampson; Assistant Steward, Austin Miller; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins; and Chaplain Grace Boatright. We were also joined by new member David Conrath.  Continue reading →

September 16, 2014
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 9:10 a.m. Also present via telephone were Steward Amanda Brozana and Assistant Steward Austin Miller. Present in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC were Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, Chaplain Grace Boatright, Secretary Richard Weiss, National Grange Controller Andrew Sampson and National Grange Legislative Director Burton Eller.  Continue reading →

August 2014
No meeting held.

July 17, 2014
Secretary Richard Weiss called the meeting to order at 9:05 a.m. in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange building in Washington, DC. Also present were Flora Stephanie Wilkins, Lecturer Samantha Johnson, Steward Amanda Brozana, Assistant Steward Austin Miller, National Grange Controller Andrew Sampson and new member Allison Archambault. President Joan Smith joined the meeting at 9:15 a.m.  Continue reading →

June 17, 2014
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order at 9:15 a.m. in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC. Also present in the building were Lecturer Samantha Johnson, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, Steward Amanda Brozana, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Secretary Richard Weiss and potential new member guests Mar Kelly and Allison Archambault. Present via telephone was Overseer Leroy Watson.  Continue reading →

May 2014
No meeting held.  Dates for Summer Book/Bake Sale set.

April 22, 2014
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order, by phone, at 9:10 a.m. in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC. Also present present for the meeting was Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Lady Assistant Steward, Jessie Cope; Steward, Amanda Brozana; Treasurer, Bobbi Rencevicz; Assistant Steward, Austin Miller; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins. Also on the phone, we were joined by Overseer Leroy Watson; and Executive Board Member Cheryl Watson.  Continue reading →

March 18, 2014
Meeting start time: 9:36 a.m.

Present on the phone: Leroy Watson, Cherie Watson, Amanda Brozana

Present in the Saunders Library: Joan Smith, Austin Miller, Stephanie Wilkins, Bobbi Rencevicz, Jessie Cope

Minutes read and approved as corrected.  Continue reading →

February 18, 2014
Present for the meeting was Master, Joan Smith, Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Lady Assistant Steward, Jessie Cope; Steward, Amanda Brozana; Treasurer, Bobbi Rencevicz; Assistant Steward, Austin Miller; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins; and Chaplain Grace Boatright. On the phone we were joined by Overseer Leroy Watson; and Executive Board Member Cheryl Watson.  Continue reading → 

January 28, 2014
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order at 9:20 a.m. in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC. Also present were Lecturer Samantha Johnson, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Chaplain Grace Boatright, Treasurer Bobbie Rencevicz, Assistant Steward Austin Miller, Flora Stephanie Wilkins, Steward Amanda Brozana and Secretary Richard Weiss.  Continue reading →

December 10, 2013
December 10, 2013 was the Potomac Grange #1 annual holiday meeting and dinner.  Present for the 6:00 p.m. gathering in the Goss Conference Room of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC were President Joan Smith, Lecturer Samantha Johnson, Steward Amanda Brozana, Secretary Richard Weiss, Chaplain Grace Boatright, Assistant Steward Austin Miller, Lady Assistant Steward Jessie Cope, Gatekeeper Fran Vitt, and National Grange intern Hayley Tonner.  Before dinning the following business was conducted……Continue reading →

August 20, 2013
Meeting was called to order at 9:05 AM by Overseer Leroy Watson by phone. Also on phone was Executive Member Cheri Watson. In attendance Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Steward, Amanda Brozana; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins; Ceres, Beverly Mitchell; Pomona, Grace Boatright; Lady Assistant, Jessie Cope; and new National Grange Comptroller Bobbi Rencevicz and intern Bryan Marchefsky…..Continue reading →

June 18, 2013
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 9:02 a.m. from New Jersey, where she is looking after grandchildren.  Participating initially via telephone and later live was Steward Amanda Brozana.  Present in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC were Ceres …..Continue reading →

May 21, 2013
Overseer Leroy Watson called the meeting to order via telephone at 9:05 a.m.  Also present via telephone was Executive Committee member Cheri Watson.  Present in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC were Ceres Beverly Mitchell, Treasurer Amber Bell, Lecturer Samantha …..Continue reading →

March 19, 2013
Meeting was called to order at 9:05am by Master Joan Smith. In attendance Overseer, Leroy Watson and Cheri Watson by phone; Treasurer, Amber Bell; Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Ceres, Beverly Mitchell; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins; Lady Assistant Steward, Jessie Cope; Assistant Steward Austin Miller…..Continue reading →

February 19, 2013
Meeting was called to order at 8:40am by Master Joan Smith. In attendance Overseer, Leroy Watson and Cheri Watson by phone; Treasurer, Amber Bell; Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Steward, Amanda Brozana (late to meeting); Ceres, Beverly Mitchell; Pomona, Grace Boatright; Lady Assistant Steward, Jessie Cope; Assistant Steward Austin Miller; and special guest Lance Waynewright National Grange intern.… Continue reading →

January 23, 2013 (Holiday Party)
This was our annual Holiday Party and it was held in the first floor conference room at the National Grange Building. It started promptly at 6pm and Maggiano’s Little Italy catered the dinner. Present for this party was Master Joan … Continue reading →

November 27, 2012
Overseer Leroy Watson called the meeting to order at 8:45 a.m. in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington DC.  Also present were Flora Stephanie Wilkinson, Treasurer Amber Bell, Lecturer Samantha Johnson, Steward Amanda Brozana, … Continue reading →

October 23, 2012
Overseer Leroy Watson called the meeting to order via telephone at 8:35 a.m.  Also present via telephone was Executive Committee member Cheri Watson.  Present in the tenth floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, D.C. were Flora … Continue reading →

September 18, 2012
Overseer Leroy Watson called the meeting to order via telephone at 8:38 a.m.  Also present by telephone were Executive Committee member Cheri Watson and Junior Granger Rachael Watson.  Present in the Saunders Library of the National Grange building in Washington, … Continue reading →

June 19, 2012
Meeting was called to order at 8:30am by Overseer Leroy Watson. In attendance Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Steward, Amanda Brozana; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins; Ceres, Beverly Mitchell; Pomona, Grace Boatright; Lady Assistant, Jessie Cope; and special guest Eric Johnson from the National … Continue reading →

May 22, 2012
President Joan Smith called the meeting to order via telephone at 8:33 a.m.  Also present via telephone were Overseer Leroy Watson and Executive Committee member Cheri Watson.  Present in the Saunders Library of the National Grange building in Washington, DC … Continue reading →

April 17, 2012
Overseer Leroy Watson called the meeting to order via telephone at 8:40 a.m.  Present with him in Wisconsin was Executive Committee member Cheri Watson.  Present in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, DC were … Continue reading →

March 20, 2012
Overseer Leroy Watson called the meeting to order via telephone at 8:35 a.m.  Also present via telephone was Executive Committee member Cheri Watson.  Present in the Saunders Library of the National Grange Building in Washington, D.C. were Lady Assistant Steward … Continue reading →

February 28, 2012
Present for the meeting was Lecturer, Samantha Johnson; Lady Assistant Steward, Jessie Cope; Steward, Amanda Brozana; Treasurer, Amber Bell; Ceres, Beverly Mitchell; Flora, Stephanie Wilkins; and Pomona Grace Boatright. On the phone we were joined by Master Joan Smith; Overseer … Continue reading →

January 17, 2012
Overseer Leroy Watson called the meeting to order via telephone at 8:45 a.m. in the 10th floor Saunders Library of the National Grange building in Washington, DC.  Also present via telephone were Executive Committee member Sheri Watson and, later, President … Continue reading →