CGPS had a great and productive Board Retreat.
Friday May 17 Dinner at Susan’s 6-9pm.
Saturday May 18 9-3pm at Susan’s. 9-10 Breakfast; 10-noon David Hawkins leading a CGPS Board process group; Lunch; and Board mtg.

CGPS Board Meeting Summary – Saturday, May 17, 2019

All 10 Board members attended.
  1. Working on a venue and dates for our Fall 2019 workshop. Plans for 2 workshops in 2020. Stay tuned!
  2. 51 paid members in 2019 and emails are out to lapsed members to encourage them to join and support our endeavors in group work.
  3. Scholarship Committee developing policy/standards.
  4. Membership fee policy/standards updated.
  5. Membership/Marketing committee working on marketing workshops.
  6. Looking for a new IASWG-NC rep. to CGPS Board since current person is moving out of state.
  7. Peter Millis, President-elect, is taking over the ASA rep position from Susan.

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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
___________ – IASWG – NC representative