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October 15th, 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board Meeting

October 15, 2019


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


Meeting called to order at 0700 by Tedd Walsh

September 2019 meeting minutes approved 


Committee Reports:

  • Treasurer’s Report–Tricia Walsh
  • Financial Report:  
    • Bank reports: Savings-$14,012.30 Checking–$14,232.09
  • Working budget:  
    • No updates
  • Education –Tricia Walsh
  • Speakers
    • We received another speaker proposal—will review in education committee meeting
  • Food
    • Grandma’s Catering
  • Vendors
    • Completed vendor contracts need to be sent to Amy 
    • Vendor letter will be going out soon.  Save the Date cards with updated date will be included in letter.
      • Add to letter: “For additional sponsorship opportunities, please contact Loretta or Sonny”.  Will remove “extras” from website. 
    • Platinum (4) $1200, Gold $700
  • Pricing
    • Early Bird registration thru March 6: $110 member, $140 non-member
    • Regular registration March 6-April 17: $140 member, $170 non-member
    • Late registration after April 17: $170 member, $200 non-member
  • 2021 Conference
    • Be thinking of locations, as Graceland will not be available.
    • Ideas:  Springfield, MO, KU, Hilton Garden Inn
  • Communications—Loretta Thomas / Tedd Walsh
    • Save the Date cards will be mailed out today. 
    • Loretta will send web blast with Save the Date information.
    • Cassandra will post to social media once registration goes live.  
  • Website – Amy Choitz 
    • Amy to meet with Lane
  • Standards & Issues – Leann Dickson / Debbie Dorshorst
    • Off-site reimbursement is still being looked at
    • Pushing for NP oversighting to go into effect January 2020 instead of 2024.  AHA is backing bill. 
  • Nominations—Amy Choitz
    • 2020 positions
  • KS Member at Large
  • Secretary
  • President Elect
  • Certification—Carolyn Beard
    • No updates


  • Strategic Planning
  • Internship list
    • Compose a list of programs that accept interns and post to website.  Students will be able to make contact to programs directly. 
      • Send web blast for contact information on programs that accept interns.  Send info to Leann.
      • Leann and Amy will add information sheet to website

Board meeting:  November 12, 2019 at 7am

Education meeting:  November 4, 2019 at 12pm

Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman