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June 13, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

June 13, 2017


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




Meeting called to order at 0700 by President Tedd Walsh


May 2017 meeting minutes approved


Committee Reports / New Business:


  • Treasurer’s Report–Jennifer Newman
    • Some summer conference expenses starting to come through


  • Education –Carolyn Beard
    • Summer workshop
      • July 28 from 11a-4p in KC
      • Barb Flato will speak for 2 hours followed by 2 hours of roundtable discussions
      • Roundtable speakers–Lynn Hegvik, Jennifer Newman, Dawnie Ellison, and Carolyn Beard
      • 4 ½ CEU hours
      • Flyers are at print shop
      • Vendors
        • Leann working on agreement
        • Agreed to only have equipment and monitoring vendors
        • $200 vendor fee


  • Communications/Website – Snizhana Hostyanska / Amy Choitz
    • Clean up Constant Contact
      • Need to add a folder for non-members that attended conference.
      • Tricia volunteered to help build the folder.
      • Snizhana will contact Lane regarding using website to contact members vs. Constant Contact.


    • Website editing phone call
      • Unable to find a date/time that works for everyone.
      • Contact Lane with any questions you may have.


    • Agreed to leave conference registration open until day after conference for late registrations.


  • Standards & Issues – Debbie Dorshorst
    • Tedd and Tricia officially accepted to Cure on the Hill in Washington DC,  June 26 & 27
      • They both received AHA scholarship to help with registration fees.  Board agreed to cover all other expenses not covered by scholarship.  
      • Continue campaign for mid-level supervision.


    • Tedd attended Leadership conference June 10-11 in Chicago.
      • Good conference.  Discussions included:  R2R, leadership; pulmonary rehab toolkit; SET-PAD; roundtables on member recruitment, strategic planning, leadership recruitment, non-dues revenue; affiliate website (coming soon).
      • PAD was approved 5/25/17; unknown reimbursement at this time
        • 36 sessions in 12 weeks
        • Can do 5 days / week
        • No ITP required, physician’s are to be educating patient
  • Nominations—Amy Choitz
    • Upcoming positions:  President Elect, Secretary, KS Member at Large


  • Certification – Carolyn Beard
    • 2nd review of applications complete
    • Letters will be sent  by end of August


Old Business:

  • Strategic Plan—no updates


  • Outreach to St. Louis chapter and invite them in
    • Jennifer attempted contact with no response.


Next Board Meeting:  July 11, 2017 at 7am.


Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman