December 16, 2019 Board Meeting Summary

  1. Spring Program with Jeff Georgi – planning continues
    Esther and Russ are the co-chairs.
    Dates: April 17-18, 2020 – Friday/Saturday
    Title: ”Beyond Shame: Taking Another Look at Addiction.”
    Venue: ERUUF
  2. Financials – we are in good standing. We are back at having $5000 in our combined accounts. This is the amount we need to have at all times.
  3. Our membership drive and early bird membership by 12/31/19 continues.
  4. We updated/revised our Bylaws and Board approved them. They will be posted on our website.
  5. We are working on a refund policy for our workshops.
  6. We will have a Fall 2020 Institute chaired by President Peter Millis in Asheville, NC.
    Planning is ongoing.
  7. We hope to have some Zoom discussions on articles about topics such as White Fragility.
  8. Our Mission Statement will be updated to include a stronger diversity statement.
  9. Our next Board meeting is Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 9:30am on Zoom.

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2019 Board Members:
Susan Orovitz, PhD, CGP – President
Peter Millis, LCSW – President-elect
Moira Artigues, MD, CGP, PLLC – Treasurer
Esther Swim-Wright, LCSW – Secretary (graphic designer/workshop registrar/historian)
Dan Darnell, PhD – Member at large
Russ Hopfenberg, PhD, CGP, FAGPA – Member at large
Frances Patton, LMFT, D.Min – Member at large
Derek Easley, MSW, LCSW – Member at large
Brian Clougherty, MA, MDiv, NCC, LPC – Membership/Marketing Chair
Joan C. Seiffert, LCSW, CGP, PLLC – Nominations Committee Chair