Business

Kalamazoo Area Wild Ones holds monthly business meetings to discuss the work of the various committees and other items as needed. Meetings are generally held on the third Wednesday of every month (see dates below) starting at 7:00 pm. Meetings are being conducted on Zoom.  Executive Committee officers and Committee chairs are in attendance. The public is also invited to attend. Pre-register to obtain your Zoom meeting link.


2024 Business meeting schedule

Meetings are held on Wednesday evenings beginning at 7:00 PM and usually run 1-1.5 hours.  Until further notice, meetings are being conducted on Zoom.  Cancellations will be posted here in advance.

January 17, 2024
February 21
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18


Meeting Minutes

Minutes are posted following approval at the next meeting

2024:  January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

2023:  January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

2022:  January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

2021: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

2020:  January | February | March-August meetings suspended during global pandemic | September | October | November | December


KAWO Officers 2024

President: Noel Ocen
Vice President: Quyen Edwards
Secretary:  Gail Simmons
Treasurer: Margo Rebar
Members at Large: Beth Bradburn, Jessica Hagen, Mel Luna, Mike Weis
Immediate Past President: Jessie Davis
Past Presidents: Neil Sikora, Mike Klug, Dave Wendling, Paul Olexia

Committee Chairs and Other Contacts:

Community Projects: Paul Olexia and Paul Laferriere
Fundraising: Open
Hospitality: Kathy McGoff
Kalamazoo Environmental Council liason: Sharon Dever
Membership: Esther Ruohonen
Monarch Watch and Monarch Joint Venture: Ilse Gebhard
Nominations Committee: Kathy McGoff
Outreach and Education: Noel Ocen
Plant Sale: Open
Programs: Mel Luna
Publications: Mel Luna
Facebook: Jennifer Laforest
Newsletter: Beth Bradburn
Website: Beth Bradburn
YouTube: Quyen Edwards
Site Visit/Mentorship: Dave Wendling
Volunteer: Proposed
Wild for Monarchs: Mike Klug, Carol Klug


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