The Montana Green Expo details were reviewed. Andy Blanchford discussed the members of the Awards Committee and mentioned a member who is interested in running for the 2009 open board position. Lori mentioned the additional participants for the Great Green Ideas session. Lori also asked board members to consider a proposed date for the February face-to-face board meeting. There was a conversation about the details regarding the scholarship fundraiser at the Expo, for which Josh Friendson and Dave Sapp are responsible. Lori announced the sponsors of the 2009 Expo. David Anderson discussed the new full-time recycling drop off locations for the Nursery Plastics Recycling Program in the Flathead Valley. The financials were reported in good order. Lori is working to document all of the past Education Committee chairs. There was a brief discussion about the NLAE Green Industry webinar. The board agreed that it would be a good idea to participate in the PLANET Day of Service in April of 2009.