The standard meeting stipend is $75, which is paid to meeting hosts to partially cover the cost of food and drink.
We traditionally have several recognizably larger and more expensive meetings, such as the New Year's Eve party, the pool party in the winter, and the picnic in the summer. The board usually approves a larger than ordinary stipend for these. Effective Feb 2015, the stipend for each such meeting is automatically the same as the previous year's unless the board actively changes it.
At the board's Feb 2020 meeting, it decided to give these guidelines to the president about what sorts of meetings to have over the course of the year and the budget thereof: