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January 18, 2023

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

January 17, 2023


  • Present: Karen Ashworth, Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Stephanie Gerlach, Tiffanie Holman, Sonny McNeilis, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh


  • Meeting called to order at 0700 by Tedd Walsh
  • December meeting minutes sent via email
    • Reviewed and motion made to approve as written by Carolyn Beard, seconded by Karen Ashworth. Approved unanimously

New Business:

  • Strategic Planning
    • February 24, 11am-4pm at St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Education Meeting
    • Add meeting 1/24/23 at 0700 to finalize agenda for CEU applications
  • Regional Meetings
    • Be thinking of topics and dates for next regional meeting in your areas

Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s ReportTricia Walsh
  • Transactions:
    • Insurance payment was double charged.  Refund has been issued
    • Amy has made an annual meeting expense sheet in Google Drive
  • Education—Sandy Abbott
    • 2023 Conference
      • Speakers:
        • Susan Flack, Karen Lui, Seth Donaldson, Karen Ashworth, Robynn Lute, and Kelly confirmed
        • Tedd updating agenda and emailing
        • Other Ideas:
          • Sleep health—Suzanne Stevens
          • Mike McNamara—Karen will reach out
          • Panel discussion Friday night 
      • Save the Dates:
        • Printer was down. Hoping to have printed this week.
      • Venue: St. Joseph Medical Center 
      • Hotel:
        • Tedd going to look at (2) Hyatt Place Hotels and Embassy Suites on Thursday
  • Standards and Issues—Sonny McNeilis 
    • Current Bills—hoping to attach these to another bill to expedite approval
      • H.R. 3348 (off campus departments) now has 37 sponsors
      • H.R. 1956 (NP supervision) now has 65 sponsors
      • Adding new bill in 2023 for regarding virtual services
  • Day on the Hill
    • March 7-8, 2023 in Washington DC with congressional Zoom meeting to follow.  Focus will be on the bills listed above. 
    • Motion made by Carolyn Beard to send two members to DOTH and cover expenses, preferably (1) MO and (1) KS member. Seconded by Tricia Walsh. Approved unanimously.
      • Karen Ashworth is interested in attending for KS representation. Will let us know if she is available on those dates to attend. 
  • Communications—Stephanie Gerlach
    • No updates
  • Website—Amy Choitz 
    • Amy is working with Lane to open conference registration and add vendors 
  • Nominations—Tricia Walsh
    • No updates
  • Certification—Carolyn Beard
    • No updates
  • Value Based Care—Tedd Walsh
    • Slideshow done.  Awaiting final revision.

Old Business:

  • No old business at this time

Board meeting:  February 21, 2023 at 0700

Education meeting:  January 24, 2023 at 0700—Note date change

Strategic Planning meeting: February 24, 1100 at St. Joseph Medical Center, KC

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman