The meeting was called to order in Missoula at the Hilton Garden Inn during the Montana Green Expo. The minutes of the previous meeting and financials were reviewed and approved. 236 people registered to attend Expo. The Board reviewed their duties and responsibilities for Expo. The 3rd Vice President nominee is Nathan Heinitz of Gardenwerks in Helena. Nathan will be voted on at the Annual Meeting. The Board voted to approve the proposal from Kevin Johnson of Great River Design to redevelop the theme of the website to a more responsive design which would make it usable on all screen sizes including desktop, iPad, tablets, and all mobile phones at a cost of $3,600.00. James Prchal and Sarah Kleinschmidt will attend the Idaho Exposition in Boise on January 20-22. Holly Wadsworth and Mike Cashman will attend the AMTOPP Conference January 24-26 at Fairmont. The Fall Tour location was selected and will be held in Missoula in September. The Spring Board meeting will be held in Bozeman February 25-26.