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September 11, 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

MOKSACVPR Board / Education Meeting

September 11, 2018



  • Board—Sandy Abbott, Carolyn Beard, Amy Choitz, Leann Dickson, Debbie Dorshorst, Tiffanie Holman, Loretta Thomas, Tedd Walsh, Tricia Walsh  
  • Education—Greg Thackery, Snizhana Weber




Meeting called to order at 0700 by President Amy Choitz


August 2018 meeting minutes approved


Committee Reports:


  • Treasurer’s Report–Tricia Walsh
    • Checking:  $22,202.08, Savings:  $14,009.26
    • Donation of $100 to 5KMJ
    • Tricia has been added to back account and Jennifer removed


  • Education –Carolyn Beard / Tedd Walsh
  • Vendor Agreement
    • Sent via email for review
    • Food:  Motion to have food sponsorship at $300 add-on.  Vendor would get signage at food area and a web blast.   Motion passed unanimously.
    • Social:  Motion to have social sponsor at $150 add-on.  Vendor would get signage at social and 2 social attendance tickets.
    • Leann will update forms and have ready at Louisville conference.


  • Communications/Website – Amy Choitz / Loretta Thomas
    • Loretta will be taking Tricia’s place in assisting Amy with communications as Tricia takes back Treasurer.


    • Website
      • Amy is working with AACVPR to improve the import of members.  Contact has been made with AACVPR with no feedback at this time.
      • Amy is also working on trying to get same login information for MOKS and AACVPR websites.
  • Communication
    • No update


  • Standards & Issues – Leann Dickson / Debbie Dorshorst
    • No updates
  • Nominations—Tricia Walsh
    • Upcoming positions
      • President Elect
      • Treasurer—Tricia extended term?
      • MO member at large


  • Certification – Carolyn Beard
    • No major changes for 2019
    • Remediation reviews begin 9/19/18
      • 648 applications submitted
      • 395 passed
      • 2 denied
      • 251 remediated—ITP labeling and Medical Emergency policies are main issues


Old Business:


  • Strategic Plan
    • In process


  • Bylaws
    • Waiting on AACVPR’s policy regarding member termination and have not received yet.  Will hold approval until we receive that.


New Business


    • Janie Knipper’s replacement is Susan Flack with Iowa Lutheran Hospital


Next Board Meeting:  October 9, 2018 @ 7:00am

Next Education Meeting:  October 9, 2018 @ 7:30am


Minutes submitted by Tiffanie Holman