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November 13, 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

November 13, 2018


  • Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Leann Dickson, Tiffanie Holman, Loretta Thomas, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh , Deb Dorhorst


Meeting called to order at 0700 by President Amy Choitz

October 2018 meeting minutes approved

Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s Report–Tricia Walsh
  • Checking:  $16,722.84 Savings:  $14009.73
  • Great American Liability insurance paid. $600.
  • BOD insurance yet to be paid once bill is received.
  • Working budget developed – this will be a working documents there are a few 2018 items yet to be received.  Board is to review the budget over the next 3-4 weeks and final budget will be proposed and voted on next meeting.
    • DOTH costs will now increase from last year due to a flight that had been previously paid for.
    • We discussed per diem for members sent to conferences and meetings.  It was decided to leave it as it stands. “Incurred expenses may include but not limited to travel, registration and/or lodging “this is including national conference for president elect, president and education chair person.  DOTH attendees and other required travel of board members.
  • Education –Carolyn Beard / Tedd Walsh
  • Hilton Garden Inn has been selected as the hotel.  It will be newly remodeled and will have a meeting room for our Friday night social.
  • Registration pricing will be kept the same and released on the website after January 1 2019
  • Moving forward on Speakers: Snizhana, Karen Lui, Tracey Herriwig and Brian Carlin are being contacted.  AACVPR will pay for one national speaker
  • LeAnn has found three potential sponsors for ANCC credits which will meet the requirements for KS nursing CEU’s ( Holistic nursing association , Creighton and University of Nebraska Omaha)  Leann is checking on costs.
  • Carolyn will submit for the AACVPR credits and Dawnie covers the respiratory therapist requirements.
  • Vendors—Loretta and Leann are contacting past vendors.  
    • Save the Dates with vendor agreements have been sent.
    • Tricia will provider W9 form to vendor’s after they have paid, unless needed beforehand.  If needed contact Tricia
  • Communications/Website – Amy Choitz / Loretta Thomas
    • Tricia is updating the constant contact list and will work with Loretta to hand this over.
    • Website
      • Amy board meeting minutes have been updated on website and the bylaws have been submitted to Lane for update.
  • Standards & Issues – Leann Dickson / Debbie Dorshorst
    • DOTH is March 4th and 5th – AACVPR submitted pre-DOTH survey inquiring about programs that are planning on opening an off campus site.  They will be working on the same issue regarding off campus reimbursement changes
    • Leann and Deb are planning on attending DOTH
  • Nominations—Tricia Walsh
    • Upcoming positions
      • President Elect
      • MO member at large—Sandy Abbott to continue
  • Certification – Carolyn Beard
    • New application period opens Dec. 2nd

Old Business:

  • Bylaws- submitted to website

New Business

  • Amy updated Board on quarterly affiliate meeting.
    • World heart games
    • Higher logic
    • New CE application
    • Outstanding affiliate award
  • Tedd will submit to News and Views on behalf of MOKSACVPR
    • Past year exciting activity
      • New vendors coming on board
      • Tricia has established a venue for yearly conference with Graceland university with inclusion of students
      • Website has been working well
      • We have been sending 3 board members to annual conference
  • New years resolutions
  • Budget is becoming a working document
  • Reaching out to “sleeper sites”

Next Board Meeting:  December 11, 2018 @ 7:00am

Next Education Meeting:  December 4, 2018 @ 7:00am

Minutes submitted by Amy Choitz RN