CGPS Board Meeting Summary – Saturday, November 10, 2018

Attending: Susan, Esther, Peter, Frances, Russ, Dan
Susan chaired meeting.

I. Reports

A. Treasurer’s Report – Moira
Vanguard $1785.20
SunTrust $1744.13
B. Nominating Committee – Joan
Peter was nominated for President elect beginning Jan 1, 2019. The Board voted to approve his nomination. Congrats to Peter.
Angel is Membership Chair
C. Membership/Marketing – Susan
Esther is chairing committee to update pdf membership application on website and develop a flyer.
Committee members are: Frances, Peter, Dan, Angel
Early Renewal email blasts by Mary Ka sent weekly until end of the year. October-Dec. Thanks to Moira for reminding us to to this.

II. Old Business/Action

A. Scholarship Policy And Procedure:
Peter is chair of committee. Dan, Esther on committee. Ask Brian C to join.
Need guidelines re: out of pocket; work study; no students who already get a discount. Continued for Dec agenda.
B. Workshop Checklist:
Derek/Esther. Continued for Dec agenda
C. Bylaws:
Coming 2019. Susan working w/ Marc A of Nuts and Bolts ASA committee
CGPS/IASWG Social on 10/13/18 was a success. Twenty people attended. Delish food and good networking.

III. New Business/Action

A. Increase Membership
Esther reported attending IASWG board mtg. Interest in both organizations working together. One of the IASWG Board members joined CGPS. Susan asked to invite April, Anne and Willa to Dec. CGPS Board mtg.
B. Social Networks
Moira given info to reimburse Susan and IASWG for social. CGPS spent $241.58 for social. Susan had up to $300 to spend.
C. Refocus CGPS
Return to main goal and mission statement. Peter leading discussion
1. guild of those who do process groups
2. how to use workshop learning/experiences for those who don’t do group.
3. relate learning/workshops to issues of the day. make relevant
4. improve craft
5. how to make money leading groups
6. MARKETING is KEY to this. How to change marketing to increase interest and membership.

IV. Next meeting:

December 8, 2018, on Zoom at 9:30am.  Since members are located outside of the Triangle which has been a goal, mtg on Zoom gives everyone an equal change to participate.

V. Meeting Adjourned


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Board Members:
Susan Prez
Dan Past Prez
Moira Treasurer
Esther Secretary
Russ Member at large
Peter Member at large
Frances Patton Member at large
Angel Lee Member at large
Derek: PC Committee Chair
Esther: Workshop Coordinator
Joan: Nominations Committee Chair
Brian C: Volunteer

PC Committee 
Dan: Chair
Esther: Workshop Coordinator
Steven S: Book Exchange
Members: Susan, Tom, Dan, Joan, Russ

Nominations Committee
Joan: Chari
Members: Derek

Steering Committee for Membership
Susan, Meg, Moira, Brian C
Steering Committee for Marketing
Susan, Esther, Dan(Mary Ka), Derek(SRAHEC), Brian C.

Frances Patton Member at large
Angel Lee Member at large

Derek PC Committee Chair
Esther: Workshop Coordinator
Steven S: Book Exchange
Members: Susan, Tom, Dan, Joan, Russ

Joan Nominations Committee Chair
Members: Derek

Steering Committee for Membership
Susan, Meg, Moira, Tom, Brian C

Steering Committee for Marketing
Susan, Esther, Dan, Derek(SRAHEC), Brian C