February 5th Conference Call

National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH)
Executive Committee
Bi-Weekly Conference Call
Tuesday February 5, 2019
10am ET / 9am CT / 8am MT / 7am PT

Attendees: Gail, Sylvia, Missy, Ellen, Mason, Debbie, Casey, Shannon

1. Strategic Tactics continued (Casey)

See edits on Strategic Tactics_v2. Committee will continue discussion at next meeting starting at bullet 3 under Grow Consumer Horticulture and also discuss all of Ensure Funding.

2. Year-End Report (Ellen)

For distribution in e-blast.

3. Committee Updates (new, Emergent Info to Share)

a. Environmental (Gail)

Committee has developed a press release and infographic. Suzie historically handled press releases so Ellen will email Suzie to inquire how we can send a press release out.

4. Council Updates (new, Emergent Info to Share)

a. Non-Profit (Shannon)

Goal is to host a meeting in February.

5. New Business

ACTION ITEMS:

Relevancy reviewers – Always potentially needed please continue to have potential relevancy reviewers contact Tom Bewick @ NIFA (TBEWICK@nifa.usda.gov).