Pam Ehly introduced speaker Chant Eicke.  Chant has a bachelor's degree in environmental studies, from the University of Oregon.  He has been in Environmental Consulting in Johnson County for 16 years, at Impact 7G and EarthView Environmental.  He leads a team of 11 environmental scientist based out of North Liberty.  They conduct work ranging from Controlled burns to prairie and woodland restoration wetland delineation, habitat surveys and archaeological. investigations. 
Chant talked about the controlled burns that have been done in Hickory Hill Park.  He talked about the importance of safety at all times.  The team embers wear fireproof pants shirts, gloves and helmets. 
Safety Team Cohesion:  Clear objective, clear plan, clear process, clear responsibilities, Contingency planning:  Fire Breaks.  Back up water is the 3rd and 4th recourse.
Let's Burn Process:  1.  Establish Action Plan, 2. Back Burn, 3. Flank Burn 4. Head Fire.  Wind is the captain.
President Theresa called the meeting to order at 7:10 am.  Lou Ann Reynolds celebration of Life will be held at the Kirkwood Room on Sunday October 29, from 2 to 5 pm
Saturday October 21 the PM club is having a social at Greg Probst with the Youth Exchange students having walking tacos and other snacks.
Chris has sent out 2nd quarter dues.  Plese pay your dues. A club in Minnesota is asking for donations for Maui.  A suggested amount is $500. 
The Polio Event will be held at Midwest One Penthouse on October 24th from 5:15 pm to 6:30. PDG John Ockenfels will the speaker.  Please let Ann Romanoski know if you will be bringing an appetizer.
a $25 donation is suggested.  More would be great as we are still fighting to End Polio.  
There being no further business, meeting adjourned at 8:00 am.