September 11, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Secretary Richard Weiss called the meeting to order at 12:12 p.m. via telephone from his home in Washington, DC.  Also on the line were Membership Director Stephanie Wilkins, Legislative Director Burton Eller, Steven Scothorn of First Financial Group and RetireSafe interns Jasmine Boyle and Morgan Bleazezak.

The May 8, 2019 minutes were approved as read.


Opioid Education Program – All four Grange Youth participants and Young Adult Director Mandy Bostwick were able to cover their own expenses to the Opioid

Education Conference in Dallas, Texas in July.  No funding from Grange Advocacy or Potomac Grange was required.  There will be a follow up conference in DC next February and we are prepared to assist with funding for that conference.  School schedules may pose a follow up conflict.

National Convention – Registration is going well. Loretta Washington and Pete Pompper are working on hotel arrangements.

There was no New Business and the meeting adjourned at 12:25 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted,

Richard Weiss, Secretary