Board of Directors
Presides over the general meetings, board meetings, picnics, and award banquet. Carolyn has been active in the club since her father was the president.
1st Vice President
Fills in for the president in her absence, coordinates with Show Chair on shows, coordinates with board on other decisions. Eric has also been the webmaster for many years.
2nd Vice President
Organizes meeting topics, recruits speakers, secures venue for picnic and award banquet. Coordinates with board on other decisions. Many of the monthly meetings have consistent topics every year and the board can help so you will have support to be successful.
Deposits membership dues, tuber sale proceeds; writes checks to cover expenses, and reimbursements. Provides financial report at general meetings. Arnie is a long time member and volunteer at the trial garden. He has also been proactive in securing and caring for large assets like our storage trailer.
Takes notes at the general and board meetings and distributes them. Amy created the SignUp Genius webpage to manage volunteers for our events; organizes teams to work in the Trial Garden; procured MDS branded apparel for members; maintains our facebook, and keeps MDS records. She also helps with content for the website.
Coordinates with webmaster and board to create a positive user experience for new and renewing members. Creates annual directory, sends out notices and reminders for events. Kathy also coordinates with Show chair to produce the show books.
Gathers the performance data from MDS shows and submits them to the ADS. She creates the database for each show, gathers the data and produces reports. Cindy is a long time member, active board member, and volunteer.
Director at Large
Was the first vice president last year, until his real estate business left him too little time for that role. This role keeps him involved with the club.
Communicates with TV, newspapers, magazines, and websites to promote MDS events. Sandy also writes articles for the American Dahlia Society website and bulletin.