Info for New Members

Resources, Reports, Etc.

Board Roster

Upcoming Meetings

Information for new board members

Captured here are numerous documents, both legal and informational, that explain CaUFC’s existence and background.

You will find the following documents. Links open in a new tab:

The CaUFC Bylaws – this document is the legal working guideline for how the board of directors and the organization are structured and how we proceed with business.

CaUFC Governance Framework

The CaUFC 501(c)(3) Status – Approval by the IRS that CaUFC operates as a Public Charity in the eyes of the Federal Government.

The CaUFC Articles of Incorporations – two versions

  1. 1981 – The original approval from 1981 creating our “educational corporation.”
  2. 2010-2012 – The updated approval required for remaining a “charitable and educational corporation.”

CaUFC Communications Plan (includes Strategic Plan) – This plan includes an overview of the organization including definition of Who We Are and our Vision and Mission, plus goals and strategies. This Plan will be updated in 2019.

CaUFC Operations Manual – Lists the mechanisms for the day to day operations of the organization especially around fiscal management and responsibility.

CaUFC Travel Policy – Captures travel cost reimbursement requirements for board members.

CaUFC Employee Handbook – Captures policies, procedures and regulations regarding employment for at the California Urban Forests Council.


Dates for 2019:

January 18
February 15
March 8 (In person)
April 19
May 17
June 21
July 18
August 15
September 19
October 17
November 14
December 19


12 Noon – 1:00 PM

Dial-in Information:

Number: 605-313-4820

Access Code: 641774#

Monthly updates



Nov 2020 Minutes

Minutes: November 19, 2020 Attendance IN ATTENDANCE Board Members: Daniel Kump, Sarah Gaskin, Matt Deines, Emina Darakjy, Nancy Sappington, Emily Spillett Staff: Nancy Hughes, Deb Etheredge EXCUSED Isby Fleishmann, Bob Blum ABSENT Dave Duncan   Action Items...

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2018 Documents

2017 Documents

Communications Report