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January 9, 2018 Board Meeting Minutes


MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

January 9, 2018

Attendees: Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Tiffanie Holman, Jennifer Newman, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh, Snizhana Weber, Leann Dickson


Meeting called to order at 0700 by President Tedd Walsh

December 2017 meeting minutes approved unanimously

Committee Reports / New Business:

  • Treasurer’s Report–Jennifer Newman

  • Sent via email

    • Checking: $19,425.19

      • Expenses: Lane’s annual fee, insurance fee

    • Savings: $14,0007.15

  • Education –Carolyn Beard

    • Spring Conference

      • Speakers:

        • Most speakers secured

        • Dr Sheehy not available—Tricia will check with Dr Carter

      • Hotel: Contract has been signed with Harrah’s for $119 / night

      • Vendors:

        • Discount code has been set up to give $50 discount to vendors from last year

      • Save the Dates will be ready by end of the week

        • Brochures will be worked up once Save the Dates sent

      • Conference pricing set at last meeting as follows:

          • Early member-$110

          • Early non-member-$140

          • Regular member-$140

          • Regular non-member-$170

          • Late member- $170

          • Late non-member-$200

  • CEU’s

      • Dallas working on CEU approval

      • Speakers need to send objectives

  • Communications/Website – Snizhana Hostyanska / Amy Choitz

    • Communications

      • Student Memberships

        • Graceland—agreed on $20 fee for non-practicing, full-time students to participate in conference. They would be expected to assist at conference.

    • Website

      • Amy will meet with Lane Friday and update website with conference information

  • Standards & Issues – Debbie Dorshorst

    • Kansas passed a new law that all students have to have CPR certification before graduating

    • 3 new representatives (74 total) signed bill in December

      • Go to and search for H.R. 1155 and S.1361 to follow new signatures

  • Nominations—Amy Choitz

    • Loretta Thomas is coming to strategic meeting in February

    • Need to reach out to Sandy Abbott and Dallas Berry and invite them to strategic meeting

    • Nominations for Member of the Year needed

    • Need President Elect

  • Certification – Carolyn Beard

    • No updates—new cycle just beginning

  • Strategic Plan

    • North Kansas City Hospital 2/23/18 from 11am-4pm in Barry Room

    • Invite Loretta, Sandy Abbott, and Dallas

  • Joint Affiliate News

    • AACVPR updated their strategic plan
    • CCRP will be done twice in the spring and 2 more times throughout the year
    • News and Views will be updated
    • Program certification application opened December 1st
    • CR/PR weeks- February 11-17, March 11-17
    • Day on the Hill March 5-6
    • Affiliate Leadership Forum June 9-10. Downtown Chicago again

Next Board Meeting: February 13, 2018

Next Education Meeting: February 6, 2018

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman