Initiatives

Each Council of Chapters initiative has a folder on the Council Google Drive - click on the initiative title to access forms, working documents, and reports.   

    Council Website Update (Melanie Simon)

    • In work.  Bonnie Basham and Mark Kateli are supporting revision.  Additional volunteers are welcome.

    CoC Orientation and Training (Wayne Baker Melanie Simon)

    • Ongoing.  Subcommittee includes Melanie Simon, Diane Caruso, Lucy Breitung, and Karen Walter.  Additional volunteers are welcome.

    Inter-chapter Relief Fund (Athena Philips/Mark Kateli)

    • Ongoing.  Fund established and administered by Cuplet Fern.  Chapters need to pledge support (use Interchapter Disaster Relief Fund Pledge Document on Google Drive) to participate.

    Student/Young Professional Conference Scholarship (Gail Taylor)

    • Ongoing.  Preliminary recipient candidate list and intent document posted on Google Drive for Chapters to use if they want to promote interest in native plants and FNPS by helping a student/young professional attend the annual conference. .

    Council Guidance (formerly SOP) Update (Melanie Simon) 

    • Complete. Revision document approved by Council on 9/27/20.  Subcommittee included Bonnie Basham, Wendy Poag, Mark Kateli, Athena Philips, Taylor Figueroa and Diane Caruso. 

    Council Surveys (Melanie Simon) 

    • Ongoing. Survey reports on Educational Materials, Chapter Status and Challenges, Council Meeting Day/Time.