The May Conference Call meeting was called to order by President Mike Cashman. The minutes and financials were approved by consent agenda. Beth Eiring submitted a written report from the Montana Department of Ag. Caroline discussed the speaker plan for Expo in detail. Kelly Norris will be the Keynote speaker. There are only 2-3 slots left to fill. It was the consensus of the Board to remove the contest entry fee from the Best of Montana Landscapes contest. Jyl will revise the entry forms accordingly. The Board’s rooming list for the Fall Tour was discussed and emailed to them to confirm the dates they will need lodging.