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Restoring the American Chestnut

Annual Meeting of the American Chestnut Foundation, New York State Chapter

Annual Meeting of the New York State Chapter of the American Chestnut FoundationOctober 5th-6th, 2018


Time Title
Friday, October 5th, 2018 @ Americas Best Value Inn
6:00 PM

Dinner - on your own

Meet in lobby to discuss dining options

7:30-10:00 PM

Harvest Exchange

(Americas Best Value Inn)

Saturday, October 6th, 2018 @ Meeting: Hampton by Hilton
8:00 am


9:00 am

Welcome & President's Report
by Allen Nichols

9:15 am

District Director's Reports: New York State Districts

District 1 — Enrico Nardone

District 2 — Dale Travis

District 3 — Frank Munzer

District 4 — Allen Nichols

District 5 — Emmett Hoops

District 6 — Peter Pike

District 7 — Roy Hopke

District 8 — Paul Ackerman

District 9 — William Snyder

9:45 am

How to Write a Comment in Support of Approval
by John Dougherty

10:00 am

Science Reports - SUNY-ESF Staff & Students

10:30 am

Coffee and Roasted Chestnut Break

11:00 am

Science Reports (cont.) SUNY-ESF

12:00 pm


1:00-3:00 pm

Trip Walkway Over the Hudson https://walkway.org

3:15 pm

Quantifying Diversity of Wild American Chestnuts, Tree Identification, and TreeSnap
by Sara Fitzsimmons

4:15 pm

Announce winners to silent auction/50:50

Business Meeting: Hampton by Hilton

Required for Board Members, Optional for Meeting Attendees

4:35 pm

Treasurer's Report by Fran Nichols

4:50 pm

Election of Officers and Directors by John Neumann, Nominating Committee Chair

5:00 pm

Afternoon session closes

6:00 pm

Dinner: Hampton by Hilton, 4 S. Putt Corners Rd.

After Dinner

Closing Remarks by Allen Nichols, President

e s f open academy professional education

The American Chestnut Foundation NYS Chapter Annual Meeting is hosted by theESF Open Academy

The ESF Open Academy is an academic unit that encompasses the College's online education programs, summer semester, professional and public education, and visiting student support. 

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