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Upcoming NRC Board Meeting:

The NRC Board of Director typically hold monthly Board meetings on the second or third Friday of each month.

The next NRC Board meetings will take place on Friday, May 17, 2019 from noon to 2:00 p.m. ET.

All BOD members and regular guest are pre-registered to attend the monthly Board meetings. If you plan on attending via phone, please register to receive an audio PIN. Without a PIN you will be limited to listening, but not participating in the meeting.

All NRC members are welcome to attend the meeting and can register using this following link.


Use this form to submit all board meeting materials by the 7pm ET on Friday before the board meeting.


  1. Welcome/Introduction/Roll Call – Chair Barry/Secretary Pierpont (12:00 p.m.)
  2. Approval of the Agenda [Motion] – Chair Barry (12:02 p.m.)
  3. Approval of Minutes – Secretary Pierpont (12:03 p.m.)
    • May 17, 2019 Minutes [Motion]
  4. Treasurer’s Update [Motion] – Treasurer Pitt (12:05 p.m.)
    • March Treasurer’s Report/Financial Report
    • Outstanding Accounts
  5. Executive Director’s Report – Executive Director DeSouza (12:10 p.m.)
  6. President’s Report – President Keeling (12:15 p.m.)
  7. Committee Reports
    • Policy Committee McPoland/Bantillo/Dreckman) (12:20 p.m.)
      • Committee Report
    • Market Council Committee (Gjerde/Fryer) (1:30 p.m.)
      • Market Council Report
    • Membership Committee (Turley) 
    • Conference Committee (Liss/Lukacs) (1:40 p.m.)
      • Committee Report
      • Zero Waste Conference Update
    • Communication Committee (McClellan/O’Brien)
      • Communications Committee Report
    • Fundraising Committee (Gordon)
    • Library Committee (Clarke)
  8. ROC Update – Amy Roth (1:50 p.m.)
  9. Other Business – Chair Barry (1:55 p.m.)
  10. NRC Members and Public Comment – Chair Barry (1:58 p.m.)
  11. Next Meeting Date (July 26, 2019) – Chair Barry (1:59 p.m.)
  12. Call for Adjournment [Motion] – Chair Barry (2:00 p.m.)


Meeting Details:

  • Board meeting agendas, including links to meeting documents, are posted on this page prior to the Board meeting. Meeting agendas are updated regularly up to the start of the meeting;
  • All Board meetings are held on the Go To Webinar platform;
  • Prior to the meeting, Board members will receive an email invitation with individualized meeting access information;
  • If Board members are attending the meeting via phone connection, an audio PIN is necessary in order to participate in the meeting (without a PIN there is only listening capability);
  • During the meeting, all computers/phones should be muted in order to create a quiet listening environment;
  • Individuals wanting to speak can you use the “hand raising” function to indicate their desire to speak;
  • All NRC Board meetings are recorded and recordings can be found on the Past Meeting Agendas and Minutes page; and
  • All NRC members are welcome to attend Board meetings and can register for the meeting as “attendees”;
  • If you are unable to attend a Board meeting and are interesting in listening to the meeting all former meetings from 2019 can be found here.