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April 9, Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

April 9, 2019


  • Sandy Abbott, Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Leann Dickson, Debbie Dorshorst, Dawnie Ellison, Tiffanie Holman, Loretta Thomas, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh


Meeting called to order at 0700 by Amy Choitz

March 2019 meeting minutes approved

Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s Report–Tricia Walsh
  • Account balances and March activity sent via email
  • Vendor list sent via email
  • 162 attendees registered not including speakers and vendors—estimated 185 total
    • 3 registrants have not paid, email reminders sent
  • Yearly audit—table until after conference
  • Patricia Ross with Boone hospital—family emergency and cannot attend
    • Board unanimously voted to refund conference fee minus $30 administrative fee
  • Education –Carolyn Beard / Tedd Walsh
  • Spring Conference
    • Speakers:  
  • All presentations received and loaded to website
  • Vendors:  
    • 3 vendors cannot be in attendance and would like us to have their brochures available—board agreed
    • Vendor registration process-table until after conference
  • Food—Dawnie
    • Each board member to bring a case of water
    • Tedd will order chip and salsa / queso for social Friday night
    • Carolyn will bring extra coffee supplies
    • Tricia checking with Graceland about having food and drink in auditorium
  • Other
    • PowerPoint—Amy—board members, maps from website, Day on the Hill picture, AACVPR note, Camp Asystole basket raffle, Save the Date, Wi-Fi info (Tricia getting)
    • Holistic Nursing CEU’s—Leann has not heard back, will work on KS RN CEU’s if we don’t hear back
    • Save the Dates—will hopefully have available for Friday night (April 17-18, 2020 @ Graceland)
    • Camp Asystole has donation matching program that will double what we raise for them.  However, they do not have anyone available to collect funds on Saturday.
  • Communications/Website – Amy Choitz / Loretta Thomas
  • Constant Contact—Tedd will send out this week with important conference reminders
  • Conference handouts have been loaded on website
  • Amy has call today with Shane from AACVPR regarding vendors
  • Standards & Issues – Leann Dickson / Debbie Dorshorst
  • Alabama senator, Doug Jones, interested in leading bill but wants co-lead.  Debbie sent email to Roy Blunt regarding co-leading bill.
  • Nominations
    • President—Tedd Walsh
    • President elect—Carolyn Beard
    • Secretary—Tiffanie Holman
    • Treasurer—Tricia Walsh
    • Past President—Amy Choitz
    • MO member at large—Sandy Abbott
    • KS member at large—Loretta Thomas
    • Standards / Issues—Debbie Dorshorst / Leann Dickson
    • Website—Amy Choitz
    • Education chair—Tricia Walsh / Sandy Abbott
    • Membership / Communication—Loretta Thomas
    • Certification chair—Carolyn Beard
  • Certification—Carolyn Beard
    • Application review process until May 31
      • Common errors—HIPAA violations, wrong information downloaded
      • Facility will be notified in August, remediations begin September

Board meeting:  May 14, 2019 at 0700

Education meeting:  May 7, 2019 at 0700

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman